Loneliness &/or isolation

S2 E3: Loneliness

S2 E3: Loneliness

Loneliness &/or isolation

Loneliness is a silent epidemic affecting one in three of us. It can negatively impact our mental and physical health.

Producer/presenter Chris Jaeger gives us his personal take on loneliness as he delves into the roles played by friendship, romantic connections, and loss.

Dr Michell Lim, Chair of Ending Loneliness Together, is an expert on the subject. She shares a scientific viewpoint, and in this conversation with Leon Fernandes, explains her mission to elevate awareness, and encourage actions, to address loneliness.

For more information on the Ending Loneliness campaign, visit – https://endingloneliness.com.au/

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S1 E5: Loneliness & Connection

S1 E5: Loneliness & Connection

Connection Loneliness &/or isolation Writing & poetry

Have you ever felt lonely? Are you lonely now? French writer, Honoré de Balzac wrote that “solitude is fine but sometimes you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” Ain’t that the truth! In this episode, we investigate what causes loneliness and how it is different from solitude. And where does our drive to connect come from? How and why do we connect, with words or without them? Though it can feel like it sometimes, you’re not alone. We promise!

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Season 2

In Season 2, over 13 episodes, we'll more closely explore topics from the perspective of those with lived experience. We'd love you to join us for these fascinating insights into the wide variety of mental challenges, so that we can learn more about ourselves and those around us.

Hugs! Chris, Leon and Hannah

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