So, You Want to Spend Thanksgiving And Christmas Alone?
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So, You Want to Spend Thanksgiving And Christmas Alone?

To many, the thought might be inconceivable, but do you have moments when you feel you want to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas alone? We bet ...
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5 Autumnal Alternatives To Pumkin Spice Latte
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5 Autumnal Alternatives To Pumpkin Spice Latte

There are ample reasons why so many of us love the autumn season. From the crisp air and falling leaves to warm jumpers and nights ...
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Creaky Old House Part 1 Murder Mystery
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Creaky Old House Part 1

Heavy clouds cloaked the sky overhead, dark grey and ominous. The ground was covered in thick white frost, remnants of old snow clumping around the ...
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15 Reasons Why Solos Might Choose To Spend Christmas Alone
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15 Reasons Why Solos Choose To Spend Christmas Day Alone

With the help of our lovely Solo Living Community Members, we share the reasons why solos choose to spend Christmas Day alone and why they ...
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Amanda's New Year Short Story fiction
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Part 2 Amanda’s New Year Story

This is solo short story fiction! Hannah has been writing fictional short stories for Solo Living. She writes character-driven stories about single life and solos ...
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Jenny's Christmas Story festive short story
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Part 1 Jenny’s Christmas Story

This is solo short story fiction!  Hannah has been writing fictional short stories for Solo Living. She writes character-driven stories about single life and solos ...
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101 Ideas For Spending Christmas Alone
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101 Ideas If You’re Spending Christmas Alone

It’s that time of year again. Baubles, lights and all things twinkly. While you may be impatiently counting down to some well-deserved time off, you ...
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Solos Have Different Reasons For Spending Christmas Alone
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Solos Have Different Reasons For Spending Christmas Alone

In 2020, it was estimated over 8 million people in the UK spent Christmas Day alone and given just under one in three households in ...
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Top Planning Tips If You're Paying For Christmas Solo
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Paying For Christmas Alone – Tips To Ease The Expense

Christmas can be a very expensive time of year as all of the costs add up for presents, festive decorations, meals out with friends and ...
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First Time Spending Christmas Day Alone Top Tips From Our Super Solos
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First Time Spending Christmas Day Alone? Super Solos Share Their Top Tips

The festive season often makes people feel nostalgic for years gone by, especially if this time of year brings memories of close family members who ...
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Preparing For Christmas Day Alone During Pandemic Restrictions
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Preparing For Christmas Day Alone During Pandemic Restrictions

Many of us are facing the prospect of and preparing for a solo Christmas day this year as a result of the pandemic and restrictions. ...
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Your time is the greatest Christmas gift you can give
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Your Time Is The Greatest Christmas Gift You Can Give

“Time is your most precious gift because you only have a set amount of it. You can make more money, but you can’t make more ...
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Living Alone Self-Care Guide To Winter Lockdowns Mental Health
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A Living Alone Self-Care Guide To Winter Lockdowns: P2 Mental Health

This article is the second of two parts in our self-care guide if you are living alone and on your own during winter lockdowns and ...
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A Living Alone Self-Care Guide To Winter Lockdowns: P1 Physical Health
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A Living Alone Self-Care Guide To Winter Lockdowns: P1 Physical Health

This two-part guide will be looking at ways to support the Solo Living  Community through winter lockdowns and restrictions. A self-help guide, split into two ...
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12 quick tips for throwing a christmas party at home
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12 Quick Tips For Throwing A Christmas Party In Your Home

Christmas parties are a great way to get friends together to celebrate the festive season. Give yourself plenty of time to work out the details ...
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Changing Our Food Shopping Habits For Health, Community and the Environment
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Changing Our Food Shopping Habits For Better Health, Community And Sustainability

Covid-19 has affected us all in different ways and for many of us our weight in particular, with 48% of people saying they have gained weight since ...
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Apps For Times When You Are Feeling Lonely
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Helpful Apps For Times When You Are Feeling Lonely

We’ve put together a list of helpful apps which may provide some of the tools and support you need if you’re feeling lonely. Currently, there ...
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Single Life: Living Alone Comes With Luxurious Times Of Silence
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Living Alone Comes With Luxurious Times Of Silence

I’m getting to know myself better because I live alone. For me, the key ingredient to single life is enjoying luxurious times of silence. Read ...
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Intentional Living Can Bring Some Joy
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Intentional Living May Bring You Some Joy

We have spoken a lot about being intentional in our sustainable practices, consumption, and fashion choices. But there is so much more to explore with this idea. We ...
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Essential Driving Tips To Keep You Safe In Winter
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Essential Driving Tips To Keep You Safe In Winter

Winter roads can bring a variety of challenges to even the most experienced drivers. Here, Mark Barclay from GSF Car Parts shares his top driving ...
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Swishing Parties
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Swishing Parties: The Social Way To Recycle And Share Clothes

So, how can we motivate ourselves to dispose of our old clothes in an eco-friendly way? And what is the most sustainable way of doing ...
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10 Tips To Prepare For An Eco-Friendly Christmas
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10 Tips To Prepare For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

We all know Christmas is supposed to be a time for giving. It is the season of joy and exchanging gifts with loved ones. However, ...
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Are You Flying Solo This Christmas?
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Are You Flying Solo This Christmas?

Christmas is looming but if the thought of a big family do sparks an unwavering thirst for a barrel of G & T, fear not, ...
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If You Are Going Solo This Christmas, Embrace It!

Christmas is quickly creeping into our peripheral vision. Matching family pyjama ads and the now obligatory Elf-film themed memes popping up on our social media ...
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Social or Blissful Christmas Day alone
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Christmas Day Can Be Sociable Or Blissfully Spent Alone

Many of us will spend the Christmas period, including Christmas day, alone. The reasons for spending the day alone can vary – but there is ...
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Flying Solo This Christmas? Ramp Up Your Me Time
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Flying Solo This Christmas? Ramp Up Your ‘Me’ Time!

It’s billed as one of the most exciting times of the year, but Christmas can be a real slog if you leave everything to the ...
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Get Ready For A Wonderful Solo Christmas Day

Not everyone will be spending Christmas with a group of people salivating over a giant turkey this year. And no, we aren’t referring to a ...
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Michelle Story 1 Solo Christmas Short Stories
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The Making Of The Solo Christmas Short Stories Season 2019

Solo Christmas Short Stories was the first series of fictional short stories commissioned by Solo Living for the living alone and single community. Following 12 ...
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Adjusting to living alone after a breakup
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Adjusting To Living Alone After A Breakup

Living alone after a breakup may be the tonic you need to get you back on your own feet, start feeling better and mending your ...
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