25 min

6: How to make new friends as an adult The University of Being Yourself Podcast

    • Self-Improvement

In 2023, Gallup did a poll and 25 percent of adults reported feeling lonely. That means that one out of every four of us feels lonely! And it is so bad that Vivek Murthy, who is our Surgeon General, called it a public health crisis. He said that loneliness has such far reaching consequences that the health impact is the same as smoking 15 cigarettes a day – 15 cigarettes a day! And you don’t even get the high of cigarettes! So, it’s literally all downside, right? Loneliness is also asso...

In 2023, Gallup did a poll and 25 percent of adults reported feeling lonely. That means that one out of every four of us feels lonely! And it is so bad that Vivek Murthy, who is our Surgeon General, called it a public health crisis. He said that loneliness has such far reaching consequences that the health impact is the same as smoking 15 cigarettes a day – 15 cigarettes a day! And you don’t even get the high of cigarettes! So, it’s literally all downside, right? Loneliness is also asso...

25 min