FCPGM [Fight Coach, Psychotherapist, Gym Momma]

FCPGM024: Loneliness

November 07, 2020 Liam-Og Griffin, James White, Marlene Griffin Season 1 Episode 24
FCPGM [Fight Coach, Psychotherapist, Gym Momma]
FCPGM024: Loneliness
Show Notes

With Social Distancing and successive lockdowns, it seems we’re all experiencing loneliness in 2020 a bit more than usual. For some it’s harrowing to go without daily social contact. For others, alone time is relaxing or productive. It seems to be highly subjective. But what’s the purpose of feeling lonely? And are there dangers to chronic loneliness? On today’s episode, we’re discussing the feelings of being lonely. While Covid has certainly amplified this issue, it’s not a new phenomenon; But has 2020 given us a chance to learn about loneliness and how to deal with it better?

Recommended Books:
Altered Traits:
Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body, by Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson: https://amzn.to/354BUwT

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle: https://amzn.to/3p8kis0

Dealing with Loneliness: Learn How to Deal With and Overcome Loneliness to Never Feel Alone Again, by Mary Jane Perrusso: https://amzn.to/3k8QGGY

Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts by Winch Ph.D., Guy (2014): https://amzn.to/3p90Rzl

Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection, by John T Cacciopo and William Patrick: https://amzn.to/2U4lXk8

Gym Mommas's Quote:
"The Real Loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend"
- Edith Wharton

Recommended Links:
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell - “Loneliness”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3Xv_g3g-mA

7 signs of loneliness - Youtube - Psycho2Go.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VcHuQt3fYY

MedCircle Series on Dealing with Loneliness: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3utpgoJaAk

Can Loneliness Kill you? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuWsHyuLD_E

Mad study on effects of loneliness on cold symptoms: https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/hea-hea0000467.pdf

Loneliness a disease https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3890922/  

How loneliness can make you sick https://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2017/09/loneliness-sick   

Loneliness affecting the brain http://shorturl.at/tAPR7

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