Are you feeling lonely lately, but aren’t quite sure how to express it? Well, you’re not alone. In fact, did you know that loneliness is becoming an increasingly common social epidemic? That’s right, studies show that the majority of people are experiencing feelings of loneliness more often than they may realize.

But don’t worry, there are ways to combat loneliness by increasing awareness as well as connecting with others. In fact, I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed for an article on Everyday Health about this very topic. The article explores the different types of loneliness, the health consequences of chronic loneliness, and suggestions for how to alleviate these feelings. If you’re interested in learning more about this important issue, check out the link above.