Learn the many reasons why girls may feel lonely & disconnected, including friendship drama & social media.
Statistics on loneliness in kids and adults
Dr. Jordan shows mental health stats of college women, including large numbers who feel very lonely and isolated. You will also hear stats about the high level of loneliness and disconnection amongst today’s adults.
Dr. Jordan describes the many reasons behind girls feeling lonely learned from working with girls in his counseling practice, retreats, summer camps (Camp Weloki For Girls), and school program (Strong Girls, Strong World).
Friendship issues that cause girls to feel lonely
Friendship drama, exclusion, and the resulting negative spiral of beliefs
The difficulty some girls have in finding like-minded peers who get them and connect with their interests
Old souls who have a hard time finding peers who match their level of maturity and depth
Parent & family issues that contribute to girl’s loneliness
Living with distracted parents and divorced parents
Overwhelming feelings cause a feeling of disconnection
The feelings overwhelm many girls experience from stuffing their emotions
The lack of safe spaces girls experience where they are free to be authentic, vulnerable, and real
How high performing groups create trust & closeness
Learn what the best group cultures do to bring safety, trust, and closeness to their organization, team, or group
How electronic devices & social media increases girl’s loneliness
Dr. Jordan describes the effects of electronic devices and social media on our ability to feel safe, process other’s emotions and intentions, develop empathy and compassion for others, and our ability to develop intimacy and closeness with others
2 books by Sherry Turkle: Alone Together; Reclaim Conversation
The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
Smart Girls, Gifted Women by Barbara Kerr
Contact Dr. Jordan at www.drtimjordan.com
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