How To Recognize Loneliness And Take Steps To Alleviate It

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Feelings of isolation are on the rise. Dr. Doug Nemecek, chief medical officer at Cigna Behavioral Health, shares his insights on the impacts of loneliness and how employers can help alleviate the problem.
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How To Recognize Loneliness And Take Steps To Alleviate It
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Yashwanth kumar
Yashwanth kumar - Måned siden
Am I the only one who is alright with being lonely . Fact is I am happiest when I'm alone .
Alden Quan Guan
Alden Quan Guan - Måned siden
damn these companies only know how to infringe our privacy what he mean why are we concerned obv we dw such companies to infringe our privacy boo to american companies stealing our data
Top Reviews
Top Reviews - 2 måneder siden
Please also mention psychiatrist fees !!
Pro Hunter
Pro Hunter - 3 måneder siden
I'm lonely introvert and i'm proud of it ,dont regret a thing
Muhammad Aslam
Muhammad Aslam - 4 måneder siden
i think and i studied that western countries have so less young generation .cause of generation gap as compared to eastern countries. aur Pakistan india bangladesh Afghanistan and aslo in muslim countries all over the world huge new generation All ages
my English is weak but plz concentrate on my message.
Beena Gupta
Beena Gupta - 4 måneder siden
*'Hell is other people'*
- Jean-Paul Sarte
David Hill
David Hill - 4 måneder siden
Quality of quantity , I have two good friends who I have known since I was about 6 years old (I am 53) .
Chris - 4 måneder siden
thats one big ass tie
Joey Baseball
Joey Baseball - 4 måneder siden
Yet if you dare to speak out about stay-at-home orders enforced quarantines and their health effects, you get called the conspiracy theorist.
ANEEK SEN - 4 måneder siden
I'm literally dying everyday for chronic loneliness.
Hope I had someone to talk with?😭😭
STEVE P - 2 måneder siden
I'm sorry.
Mohammed Faizan
Mohammed Faizan - 3 måneder siden
wanna talk?
Mohammed Faizan
Mohammed Faizan - 3 måneder siden
Yo same!!
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
I Fell Lonely, My Mom is Always at work. But Don't think I'm Kid
And also My dad is in other Country Working I Can't help it I gona Finally Go Hangout
With my Friends And Other People I Really Love
Mahinda Githaiga
Mahinda Githaiga - 4 måneder siden
If you are a bad person then you deserve to be lonely.
zack - 4 måneder siden
"we wanna be sure people are the healthiest they can be"..... you mean the sickest? so y'all can make ur profits?
AidanFordSword - Måned siden
No so people are sick right? Then the doctors help people right you still following me here? Then when there problems are fixed the people get help then the doctor makes money to live that's the basics.
RatedR Persona
RatedR Persona - 4 måneder siden
A poignant message from a lonely person: If any parents feel that having more children would make their only child less lonely, drop that thought now. Having siblings who dont share your ethos or interests only accentuates that loneliness particularly in childhood and adolescence. I would know, I have 2 sisters I hardly know.
Primarch Mark
Primarch Mark - 4 måneder siden
"We want our patients to be healthy" aka we don't want to pay out for services.
Debra Barnhardt
Debra Barnhardt - 4 måneder siden
Expletive deleted. Of course people are lonely. The government will not protect us from mass shootings, coronavirus or mind numbing poverty. The only safe thing is to hide, especially so you don't have to deal with some good Americun explaining how the minorities, the gays, the atheists and the immigrants destroyed our oh so wonderful country.
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
Yea Mass Shooting and Many People that are being paid to ruin somebody's life and coronavirus and suicide cause of loneliness it's all happening cuz of loneliness ppl are alone they don't feel good they Go on bad busines or start doing bad things cuze they Just don't Fell good.
Johanna - 4 måneder siden
Why I need to recognize something very obvious
Avalon Phoenix
Avalon Phoenix - 4 måneder siden
I live alone, I spend the last three month only talking with online friends.
Loneliness is addictive the much you experience it the much you get used to it...
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
E W - 4 måneder siden
You aren’t alone. You have yourself, first.
“I’m a mog. Half man, half dog. I’m my own best friend.” -Barf, Spaceballs
John Erikson
John Erikson - 4 måneder siden
On the other hand a person can be lonely in a marriage or in a crowd of friends. And then again you can live alone and not be lonely at all
AnotherDayInParadise - 4 måneder siden
Never confuse being alone, with loneliness. I live alone. Have some friends, but not many. Only a couple near me. But I’m not lonely. I enjoy the piece and quite. Only a small handful of times has wanting someone here with me even crossed my mind in this era of social distancing,
hariom - 2 måneder siden
Yolo Douchebag
Yolo Douchebag - 4 måneder siden
“I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.”- Robin Williams
hariom - 2 måneder siden
John Erikson
John Erikson - 4 måneder siden
@jaden yuki Yes
aldale - 4 måneder siden
No. He was in the first stage of dementia and wanted to go out on his terms before he deteriorated. (According to his daughter)
Yolo Douchebag
Yolo Douchebag - 4 måneder siden
@jaden yuki He was sick and had to pay two ex-wives lifetime alimony. After doing the math he figured suicide was easier.
jaden yuki
jaden yuki - 4 måneder siden
Is that why he killed himself?
Edmund Cheong
Edmund Cheong - 4 måneder siden
Social distancing seems like an amateur.
jaden yuki
jaden yuki - 4 måneder siden
Long story short, if you dont have anyone to go to for anything, your lonley and should make friends while maintaining social distancing.
romasromas73 - 4 måneder siden
I mean I already knew that I'm lonely and I already knew that I need to make frie- ffs this video is useless
It's Sick
It's Sick - 4 måneder siden
I feel that I am really different from others and I think that leads me to loneliness... I can tell his tie shares my sentiments.
Johanna - 4 måneder siden
"I'm not like other girls" big energy here
James Warren
James Warren - 4 måneder siden
We could just go see our friends
ERIKA DOWDY - 4 måneder siden
Im on my phone alot but i didnt Grow Up on the phone, thank God
Mental Health is so big in the US , becuz theres TOO MANY PPL!
Stabsk2 - 4 måneder siden
How is too many people the cause of loneliness? If there's more people, wouldn't that mean you're less likely to feel lonely?
Henry Collins
Henry Collins - 4 måneder siden
The idiots in this comment section are killing my brain cells
Kayla Nguyen
Kayla Nguyen - 4 måneder siden
His talking makes me want to shut off the video and go outside. Hehehe
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
Same ;)
sirthicen skoorb
sirthicen skoorb - 4 måneder siden
Loneliness is a product of how society is now structured. Smaller families and moving to faraway places have fragmented ties. The obsessive internet use instead of real relationships has not helped. Disparities of income, increase of drug use, loss of jobs have created a vacuum of disaster. I don't want to get to know people. I have been taken advantage of and treated badly. Honesty and integrity are in short supply these days. Politeness and civility are a thing of the past.
Lane Anderson
Lane Anderson - 4 måneder siden
I suppose the best thing to do in this case is to find the essence in a life that doesn’t last that’s what I’ve learnt
Jack Sparrow
Jack Sparrow - 4 måneder siden
I blame the internet for everything following its mention. It was ment to be a tool. Its become a drug of clout. Digital heroin.
Ilsunny Lo
Ilsunny Lo - 4 måneder siden
When you feel your right hand is not enough anymore, you are lonely
Elena K
Elena K - 4 måneder siden
well, in most cases you have left hand. What a great time to become ambidextrous
bngr bngr
bngr bngr - 4 måneder siden
Thanks to the lockdown, we are all lonely. Unless we open up America, we are going to start jumping out windows.
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
Amber Mac
Amber Mac - 4 måneder siden
Do it lol
Epic Gamer
Epic Gamer - 4 måneder siden
Casey Burns Investing
Casey Burns Investing - 4 måneder siden
Being alone and being lonely are two different frames of mind, if we can wrap our head around it, both are a choice.
The Poltical One
The Poltical One - 4 måneder siden
No they're often not a choice
Ben Hall
Ben Hall - 4 måneder siden
Raise your hands if you are feeling lonely
Don Rae Academy
Don Rae Academy - 4 måneder siden
Thank you Dr. Doug this is very poignant right now and connects with many business owners and social media users like myself. Communication is key as well as keeping yourself happy by engaging in the things you like.
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs - 4 måneder siden
Don Rae Academy what if those things are illegal
Mehmed Maloparic
Mehmed Maloparic - 4 måneder siden
How to not be lonely:
1) be attractive
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs - 4 måneder siden
David Hill id rather have friends kissing my ass then no friends at all
David Hill
David Hill - 4 måneder siden
@ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs Money tends to attract fake friends .
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs
ʎɥʇƃnɐu ǝƃɐʌɐs - 4 måneder siden
Mehmed Maloparic 2) money
Chicken Little
Chicken Little - 4 måneder siden
We all needed this lets be honest
bngr bngr
bngr bngr - 4 måneder siden
Chicken Little a government created condition.
Yoh Mama
Yoh Mama - 4 måneder siden
Anyone wants to be my friend?
david pisk
david pisk - 4 måneder siden
Alex Liu
Alex Liu - 4 måneder siden
lets admit it's all getting to us in quarantine