In this episode of Life Without Secrets, host Jillian Riddell reflects on the journey of the podcast and the importance of sharing vulnerabilities. While expressing excitement, she also acknowledges her current struggles and emphasizes the message that everyone goes through ups and downs in life. Jillian opens up about a recent incident in her community that saddened her and highlights the need for people to support one another in the face of the loneliness epidemic. This episode is a reminder that everyone is fighting their own battles and the power of showing up for each other with love and connection.

“We have to start doing more for each other, for young people who are suffering in silence, feeling like they have no way out, feeling alone in what they’re going through, feeling like the world is better without them when it’s not.”



[00:02:06] Loneliness as a public health issue

[00:04:25] Showing up for each other

[00:09:00] Be kind and show compassion

[00:12:50] Foundation of all progress


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