As a human who feels loneliness as much as you do, and living alone since he graduated college, I could very well understand what you are going thru, that is why I am writing this not only to me but to help you out. So listen very well, or in this case, read this slowly and take it by heart.
1.) Get a Hobby
Yes, when we are doing something, we sometimes forget the things that make us lonely. If you were following my posts, then you might have read about my previous post that tackles about young adults that needs to know before turning on their 30s, I have talked about getting a hobby. That is because it will help you grow too!
If you are interested you can read the article here: 10 Things that Young Adults Need to Know before Turning 30
Getting a good hobby like playing a musical instrument, or dancing can take make you healthy physically and mentally and you could also meet people who play music and dance like you do. There are a lot of benefits getting some hobby. And for sure, you'll enjoy it and you can forget about what makes you lonely in no time!
2.) Be Curious
Curiosity killed the cat they say, but curiosity makes a man knowledgeable and happy I say. Are there things that you want to find out around your new neighborhood? Go outside! Do want to talk to strangers? Then go outside! Even though you're an introvert there is actually a good way for you to be able to talk to strangers. If you want something, then you can do something about it.
If you are an introvert who wants to learn to be confident in talking, try reading this one Learn the Way to Socialize as an Introvert
Learn as much as you can, and talk to a lot of people by doing so. After all, socializing with other people is what makes most people happy. But if you are an introvert like me or the others, then we can find happiness just by reading. And by reading, you might want to consider reading some of my stories! Find me at Wattpad!
3.) Get Lost!
And by Getting Lost, I mean that you should go on a travel once in a while. You don't need to bring lots of money with you, just be sure to bring an extra when you want to get lost in the city or in another place. Because it might be hard for you to return if you don't.
Once you are outside getting lost, you will get this sense of being on an adventure. If you read stories that tell you about adventure, you might not expect trees or good things around you all the time, but you can grasp the reality around you and you can find inspiration for the next tip too!. A fun eye opener for you in your surrounding.
4.) Be Your Own Photographer
I guess this can fall into a hobby, but this can be sure a lot of fun to do. I myself am enjoying this one and I am really enjoying it. Are you on Instagram? If you are, then for sure, you see a lot of wonderful photos in there right? Ever wonder if you make shots like that too? Well, like I have mentioned before, if you want it, you will find a way to make it happen.
Well, you can start by smiling, and taking a selfie! It is a good start and practice for your adventure in the field of photography!
5.) Love Yourself
How can you be happy when you don't even know how to love yourself? It might be repetitive, but people always tell you that you should love yourself first before you can love yourself. Well, that is right. Sometimes you just have to be selfish if you want to love yourself.
If you wanted to know why I said selfish, check out this post! Why Being Selfish is a Good Thing
Please! Love yourself first. It's one of a must in this time and age now, where you can't just get love from strangers. If you can love yourself and be happy about it, then for sure, you can love just anyone outside of your life. So smile! Smiling is the best way to face every problem, to crush every fear, to hide every pain.
And of course, if you are feeling lonely right now, you can always talk to me. Just hit me up on one of my social media accounts and I'll keep in touch with you for sure!