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What Studies Have Revealed about Mindfulness Meditation Tell that it Reduces Loneliness

It is a fact that loneliness is a major issue, more so in the Western society and even particularly with the adult population. This is the one segment of the population which by and large is known to be accorded the least of attention. Adults, as they grow older and advance in age, are always in the tendency of drifting further and further from their families and the society in general.

The piece of news that is here is one that is supported and based on a report that was in a published scientific journal that reported that mindfulness meditation indeed helps adults deal with the problems of loneliness. The least that can be said about this news is that it is a lot of celebrated news considering the fact that loneliness has been confirmed to be a major risk factor for quite a number of health conditions, Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular diseases included.

First and foremost, we will need to have a clearer understanding of what loneliness actually is. Rather than being more of a physical condition of sensibility of isolation as may be thought to be, loneliness is more of a feeling of being socially disconnected. There are quite a host of reasons explaining the causes of the suffering from lonelinesss in the adults and these are such as the examples given below in the issues of the empty nest syndrome, rusty social skills, and the lack of social networks plus many others. What’s even further worsening the whole picture as to loneliness is the fact of the somewhat contagious nature it assumes given the fact that it seems to be that the lonely are never quite ready to engage others for some reasons such as the fact that they tend to have some inhibiting fears of rejection. Let us dedicate some time to see how it is that this process of mindfulness meditation will help such persons overcome this problem of loneliness.

This process has been seen and proved to be as effective in dealing with loneliness in the fact that it actually addresses the root cause of the problem which is basically the human consciousness. One of the key agenda of mindfulness meditation is in the fact that it quite enables one to appreciate their interconnectedness with the rest of humanity. Mindfulness meditation as well allows one to quite well develop better social skills. Without any doubt, if you happen to be in the habit of practicing mindfulness meditation regularly you are going to see your loneliness diminish in a short span of time as you will be able to cultivate more meaningful relationships with others without having any sorts of fears for rejection inhibit your efforts.
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