268 - We All Get Lonely Sometimes, But There Are Healthy Ways to Cope With Feeling This Way
Being lonely really sucks. We've all experienced the moments where everyone we know seems to be busy—we haven't gotten a text back in hours, no one else is at home with us...even our pets can't be bothered with us!
While the feeling of loneliness is never fun, we can learn ways to deal with solitude in a healthy way that doesn't start to wreak havoc on our mental health.
Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, Founder of Project UnLonely talks about the toxicity of loneliness and how we can break down the stigma surrounding the topic because it can be hard to admit we're feeling lonely. Dr. Nobel also shares the types of creative expression that can be an antidote to loneliness.
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