Feeling Alone in the Crowd? How to Cope—and Even Thrive
No matter how old you are, you can probably still relate to the loneliness and sense of isolation that new college students feel. One Cornell student, Emery Bergmann, turned these feelings into a short film in which she candidly describes her sadness and surprise at feeling this way at school. Her immensely relatable and well-crafted video won a film-festival award and caught the attention of The New York Times and many other outlets. Bergmann’s combination of empathy and optimism is a breath of fresh air for those who may be feeling lonely—regardless of life stage.