11 months ago

How To Make (Adult) Friends 101 with Jillian Richardson


How To Make Adult Friends 101 with Jillian Richardson

Loneliness is a systemic issue, and a huge problem in the United States (and probably around the world).

It's hard making friends as an adult, and lots of folks are unsatisfied with their adult friendships. So what are we to do?

Jillian Richardson is the creator of The Joy List NYC and the author of Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change The World.

Today, we're talking about how to make friends as an adult living in a society that it isn't set up for connection and community. 

What you'll learn (or why you should care):

• How connection is the best way to heal trauma

• Skills required to crate connection and make new friends

• The importance of creating the spaces you want to see in the world

Where to find Jillian Richardson

Mentioned on the podcast:

Adult Children of Alcoholics https://adultchildren.org/

Woman Within https://womanwithin.org/

The Drama of The Gifted Child by Alice Miller https://amzn.to/2K2Paru

Take the ACE (Average Childhood Experiences) and Resilience Test https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/

ISTA https://www.schooloftemplearts.org/

Santropol Roulant https://santropolroulant.org/en/

Friendtimacy by Shasta Nelson https://amzn.to/2YubgLr

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Shaun Galanos

Shaun Galanos is a love coach and host of The Love Drive podcast. His mission is to spread love through emotional intimacy. He lives in Montreal with his dog, Roger.