The Power of One

Loneliness and isolation are two issues that affect many people. In today’s busy world, it can be difficult to find time to connect with others and feel as though we are part of a community.
However, loneliness and isolation can have serious negative effects on our mental and physical health, and has been associated with heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cognitive decline, and dementia. It is important that we recognize this issue and take steps to address it.

One of the most important things we can do to combat loneliness and isolation is to reach out to those in our community who may be struggling. Whether it’s a phone call, a text, or an invitation to come to a community event, simple gestures can go a long way in making people feel seen, heard, and valued.

It’s also important to remember that loneliness and isolation are not always obvious. Just because someone may seem outgoing or appear to have a lot of friends, it doesn’t always mean they are not struggling with feelings of loneliness or isolation. It is good to be mindful and attentive to these issues and be willing to offer support and resources when needed.

You can bring sunshine into somebody’s life

We can help you make a difference with our Power of One resource which is designed to inspire and equip individuals to make a positive difference in just one other person’s life.

The resource includes five short films and a downloadable guide which provides suggestions for maximising the impact you can make to someone else experiencing loneliness and social isolation.

To attend our free one-hour online webinar training session click the attachment in the link below or register on our website

You can book a place here at the Power of One webinar | Eventbrite

In conclusion, loneliness and isolation can have serious negative effects on our mental and physical health. As a community, we must continue to work together to combat these issues by reaching out, creating inclusive environments, and offering support and resources when needed.

Let’s work together to help build a stronger, more connected community by loving our neighbours. We would love to help you do this.

Contact Michelle Candlish for further information