Middle-Pause
Published in

Middle-Pause

Loneliness Can Make Us Sad. And Sick.

35% of us are lonely. Why it matters and what we can do about it.

Image by Вероника Сбитнева from Pixabay

When my daughter was young, I got her a pony named Mandy.

Mandy was lonely and would constantly get out of her corral.

Now, she didn’t go far — we’d find her a quarter mile away with her head companionably over the fence, visiting with the…

--

--

--

We are the voices of women who encourage, inspire, and empower each other to live lives of meaning and purpose before, during, and after menopause.

Recommended from Medium

Insights from my Inner Self — Number 1

The Waterslide

Speak Your Truth, Linda

7 Things Fun People Know That You Don’t

You’ll never be the same person again.

It’s OK to Keep Some Things to Yourself

Living With A Ravenous Thirst For Life: “Serve Others”

The hidden powers of Sorting and Categorizing in “unpacking” the Mind

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Cindy Heath

Cindy Heath

I’ve been a farmer, homesteader, entrepreneur, and more. Always curious and still hopeful. If you are, too, read along and follow me at cindyheathwrites.com.

More from Medium

A Return to “Normalcy”

Is Today the Day the World Came Crashing Down on You?

Daily Journal - Mental Health and fatherhood.