124 L1 Negative Emotion – Lonely

Lonely

Definition

Sad because one has no friends or company.

Practical Tips

  1. Create new habits, go out and talk to people, make new connections.
  2. Smile and adopt a friendly attitude.
  3. Go one step beyond what you normally do, JDI (Just Do It) and you’ll be amazed at the results!

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to recognise the signs of loneliness and can do something about them when they appear.

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. I like me 😉

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………..Lonely, is when I haven’t made the effort to connect with people.

The only time I will allow myself to feel Lonely, is when I don’t appreciate myself.

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………..Isolated and Lonely, is when I don’t think about the people I am close to.

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………..Lonely, is when I don’t allow myself to spend time with others.

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………..Lonely is when I compare myself to others.

Example Challenges

I’m standing in a queue in a supermarket and feel isolated and lonely.   (DC019)

DC112 We sit watching TV in stony silence! I feel SO alone!

DC128 We’re entering Bank Holiday Season and I’m still single with no-one to share it with!!

DC130 What can I do today! Everyone else is busy with their families and they don’t want me around.

Quotes

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.”
– Anne Frank

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