182 Leadership & Loneliness
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Contact is not connectionLara Currie
On top of everything else that you have had to deal with this past year, now loneliness is on the rise, and the impact of loneliness on you and the work you do is impactful.
Douglas Nemecek, MD, chief medical officer for behavioral health at Cigna says that the impact of loneliness on your health is equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day and is possibly worse than obesity, and that isolated people risk having a significantly shorter life span.
I don’t think it’s any surprise that any stress on your emotions impacts you physically, as the saying goes, your body keeps the score of your emotions.
Contact with others is not connection, while you may interact with a lot of people, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you are connecting with them. On todays episode, signs of loneliness, what to watch out for, and what to do about it.
What you’ll hear on today’s episode:
- Signs of loneliness that you might not be aware of
- Mask emotions and their purpose
- What to watch out for
- What the heck is going on
- What next?
- Healthy alternatives
- What you need to combat loneliness
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