Overcoming Loneliness

(Photo above by Alex Segall)

Experts say the U.S. is dealing with a serious “loneliness epidemic” as adults feel more isolated and alone than ever. How can Buddhism help us break out of our shell and find meaningful connection with others?

Today’s guest, Apoorvee Sawhney, of Denver, shares how studying Buddhism and chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo helped her to overcome self-pity in order to graduate a Ph.D. program and start a career in academia.

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Cheat Sheet

02:15 Apoorvee Seeks Buddhism after Heartbreak

06:23 Success in School

13:08 Studying Buddhism to Battle Loneliness and Self-Doubt

24:36 Learning to Win Through Failures

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