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October 2018

What to do When You Have No Friends

What to do When You Have No Friends

Finding People and Making Friends

The world is becoming an increasingly connected place.

And through the internet and social media, we find ourselves more connected by the day.

But, despite the instantaneous communication ability each of us has with a person in any corner of the globe, it is possible to feel isolated in today’s society. Even more than just possible, it is likely that technology can make us feel alone and unconnected with the world around us.

As we become more and more dependent on our personal devices to keep our relationships afloat, we are losing a connectivity to others. The phenomenon is prevalent in every faction of society. People are more likely to look to their personal electronic devices over a human for social stimulation.

However, there are many among us who still long for human companionship and tangible friends. Many people look for ways to make and retain relationships in our current society. It’s not always easy, but we at Peoplepedia have a few tips to simplify things.

What to Do When You Have No Friends

Having no friends is not fun. Most people long for friendship whether they would like to admit it. There are a number of things you can do to find other folks to enjoy your time with.

  • Get a new hobby: This is the easiest way to meet new friends. Find a new activity to peak your interest. Striking up a conversation and developing a friendship is easy
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How Do I Want to Be Remembered?

“Can I Be Remembered When I’m Gone?”

“They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.”

— Banksy

When a person reflects on their life and thinks about what will happen when they pass, you may hear them say things such as “I want to be remembered,” or “remember me when I’m gone.”

This is completely normal. Everyone wants to be remembered when they pass away. The legacy that we leave behind and how other people remember us is a way to measure how many lives we touched. It’s important to us that our friends and family remember us when we leave this world, as we would remember them.

There are plenty of ways to ensure that you will be remembered for as long as possible when you’re gone, but you need to ask yourself “how do I want to be remembered?”

Through photos?

Take a seemingly unnecessary number of photos with your friends and family and have them developed or backed up on a USB drive. It may be annoying for the people in your life, but when you are gone, your loved ones will have visual reminders of all your memories together. They can pass your pictures down from generation to generation and you will always be remembered by your family and friends.

Through hand-written journal?

Writing a journal of your everyday life is not only therapeutic...