Daniel Russell, PhD, one of the creators of the UCLA Loneliness Scale, has provided this measurement to determine your loneliness quotient. The test has roughly the same accuracy rate of the original scale (which is reserved for research use). Answer each statement using the following guide:
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Declutter your life! Our March issue features a complete guide to streamlining your life, from Peter Walsh's 30-Day Organization Challenge to innovative ways to clear your mind. Plus, go behind the scenes of Oprah's yard sale and find out how you can improve the world with a simple "hello."