LeaderWise staff have found that clergy often struggle with a sense of loneliness, disconnection, and isolation due to the unique demands of their work. Loneliness is a neglected issue that has negative physical and mental health implications, and research shows that a lack of social support is linked to higher rates of clergy burnout. Below are a list of resources related to this occupational hazard including brief articles, blogs, websites, and books that present warning signs, loneliness types, the impact of loneliness, and recommendations for increasing your meaningful connections with others. 

Resources on Loneliness