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Personal Development for Life - People Need People
November 18, 2016

People Need People


People need people.

We are, by nature relationship orientated. We need to feel connected, loved and supported.

As we get closer to Christmas; for many a beautiful time of year, full excitement, shopping, planning, cooking and preparing to bring our family and friends together, there are many who feel more alone than ever.

As a volunteer lifeline telephone counsellor I took many a call from people who just needed to talk. Needed someone to listen. Someone to connect with.

Loneliness is heartbreaking, but it doesn't have to be that way. So the message here is simple and sincere. Reach out. People can't read minds.

If you know someone you think may be feeling alone, I encourage you to reach out. It's a beautiful gift to know someone cared enough to reach out.

If you’re feeling alone allow me to encourage you to reach out too. There are so many groups; support groups, social groups, sport groups of all fitness levels, interest and hobby groups, business and personal. All happy to welcome newcomers with love and enthusiasm.

Find something that interests you, lights you up and inspires you. Something that makes you feel alive and happy. Remember it always starts with you. Below is a list of possible places to look;

* Facebook is full of every interest and group you can image. Accounts are free to set up, then just type in the search bar your interest!

* Toastmasters is a brilliant way to meet people and learn communication skills

* Your local club, sports club or fitness centre. Meet up is another brilliant website full of groups that meet and share a common interest and passion. This is where I host my own 'Women's Walk & Talk' group.

* Penpalworld is another great website to connect with people across the globe.

* Take a course at a local Colleague, Tafe or University. Languages, cooking, car maintenance. There are literally thousands!

* Google something that interest you. For e.g. Bonsai Association, Remote Control Planes, Coin Collectors, Cake Decorating, dance classes, yoga & meditation, parenting classes, single mums/dads and find out where they meet.

* Volunteer. They say "The best way to forget your problems is to help someone else"

* Or simply reach out and connect with an old friend just to say hello.

The list is endless.

If your having a tough time and need specific assistance regarding health issues, disabilities, addiction and need to connect with professionals and people going through a similar experience - please check out my reference and resource page for some helpful links.

No one should ever have to feel alone in this day and age.

So I encourage you to get out there, connect. Share and feel the love that is available to us all.

People need People

Personal Development for Life

Contact Karen

Counsellor, Relationship Coach, Author

Karen is a Professional Counsellor and Relationship Coach.

Full details found at:

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Karen has a lifelong love of writing, publishing her first book in 2014' Dare to Dream, Your Journey of a Lifetime'.

Available on EBook and Paperback at:

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Women's Walk & Talk

I welcome and encourage you to also visit: Share What Makes You Smile for a Great Cause

Raising funds for those in need.

No money is required or requested

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To your success & loving the life you live!

Because You Can!

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