Why Small Moments Matter

Last up, we hear from our very own Policy and Research Manager, Dr Kellie Payne on the research and evidence behind our campaign. How can small moments of connection make such a big difference? Read...Read more

Make the Wait Great

Over half of us think our busy lives stop us from making connections with other people.   But every day we spend time waiting – at bus stops and train stations or queuing at the supermarket –...Read more

Why don’t we talk anymore?

 Dr. Gillian Sandstrom is a social psychologist at the University of Essex. Here she shares her research and personal stories about the benefits of talking to strangers. The Be More Us campaign promotes the idea...Read more

How to talk to strangers

Dr. Gillian Sandstrom is a social psychologist at the University of Essex. Read her tips on how to talk to strangers as a way to help end loneliness. Do you like the idea of chatting...Read more