Sep 27, 2023
Dr Chris Ward, a psychologist at Ozarks Community Hospital, shares how social isolation is on the rise. Social connections and human interactions can help battle loneliness and isolation.
Sep 19, 2023
Dr. Thomas Januosek, Deputy Director of Counseling in Lincoln Nebraska, talks about how lack of social connection could be one of the signs of loneliness and isolation. A person must maintain positive social connection and we need to guide people outside their comfort zone with positive activities.
Sep 11, 2023
Dr Shelby Smith, a family physican, husband, and dad, works at Equality Health Care, talks with us on our 500th episode about loneliness and isolation. He says social activities and exercise helps but too much phone activity and social media can add to loneliness and isolation.
Sep 5, 2023
Dr. Jennifer Baker, founder and director at Good Dads, says we need "people" (human interaction) to battle loneliness and isolation. There are three social connections: structure, the function, and the quality to make sure you are surrounding yourself with positive people.
Aug 28, 2023
Thomas Miller, a driver for Prime and from a family generation of on the road truckers, talks about work and stress and how to handle not being home. Thomas talks about communication, safety first, and walking as tools to help with being away from his family.