6 Signs You're Not As Alone As You Think You Are

Are you feeling alone lately? Do you feel isolated from everyone else? Even though the feelings of loneliness and being alone are different, they could mean the same thing. In the context of this video, you feel alone when you feel you have no one you can depend on. For example, living alone, or not having any friends. However, you might not be as alone as you think! Sometimes, the feelings of loneliness is only when we don't realize what we already have.

Writer: Chloe Avenasa
Script Editor: Vanessa Tao
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Krisha Que (www.youtube.com/channel/UCBDeFiZRypELJVvWgK3Orfw)
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong


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