The British Government appointed a Minster for Loneliness following the murder of lawmaker Jo Cox by a right-wing extremist in 2016. She was a woman passionate about helping people suffering isolation and loneliness. You can read more about this story here. Every day we feel tired and lonely looking at news of people ‘snapping’ in their own isolation and despair, before taking it out on innocent people.
When we are dealing with such a pervasive anti-culture how is it surprising that we feel disconnected, unimportant, tired and isolated? This blog will explore beautiful stories of people and communities striving for a sense of purpose, a sense of creativity and most essentially, a sense of connection. Flooding your senses with stories of positivity coming out of hardship or trial, this blog will contribute to a shift in thinking.
We need to get serious about reengaging with positivity. Talk to our neighbours. Build our communities. Share stories and wine. Laugh and cry. It’s not enough to turn off the news. We need to create the news we want to read. So come on this journey with me and see how you feel.