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Season of Friendship

December 16, 2020 Make Your Life Magnificent with Jackie + Mimi Episode 49
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Make Your Life Magnificent with Jackie + Mimi
Season of Friendship
Dec 16, 2020 Episode 49
Make Your Life Magnificent with Jackie + Mimi

In this hyper-connected world, when we may have hundreds or even thousands of Facebook “friends” why do so many of us feel so lonely?

In this episode, we start with a simple question, “what does friendship mean to you”? 

Have you ever been with friends and felt lonely? You’re surrounded by a group of women and yet, there’s this emptiness that is tugging at you. Instead of feeling fueled and connected you feel like an outsider?

It isn’t as uncommon as you think. Oftentimes, we aren’t really connected on a meaningful level which is where this feeling comes from. 

  • The emotions we feel when friendships change. We need to understand that we easily get attached to the original iteration of our friendship. 


  • We change throughout our lives and sometimes our values change. When they don’t align it can throw us off.


  • Stages in life: Single vs. married vs. kids vs. huge career vs. stay at home vs. introvert vs. extrovert, finances.


  • Surroundings change: The glue that held you together, school, job, neighborhood, kids being friends has changed.


  • Your eyes open up - ever step away from a situation or not see someone for a while and you realize the relationship looks very different when you aren’t so emotionally involved. 


  • You realize you aren’t yourself around them (nor they themselves around you).


It does get harder to make friends as we get older. But it is also very much worth the effort to seek out those friends because they will truly enrich your life. Look what becoming friends with each other did to us! 



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Articles + Podcasts: 

Get Happy (podcasts) 

Frientimacy: The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships, Shasta Nelson TEDxLaSierra University 


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  • The who, what, and why of being stuck 
  • The emotions of transformation 
  • How to use the 8% Rule of Transformation—this is the step-by-step process we talked about on Today with Hoda and Jenna. 

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Show Notes

In this hyper-connected world, when we may have hundreds or even thousands of Facebook “friends” why do so many of us feel so lonely?

In this episode, we start with a simple question, “what does friendship mean to you”? 

Have you ever been with friends and felt lonely? You’re surrounded by a group of women and yet, there’s this emptiness that is tugging at you. Instead of feeling fueled and connected you feel like an outsider?

It isn’t as uncommon as you think. Oftentimes, we aren’t really connected on a meaningful level which is where this feeling comes from. 

  • The emotions we feel when friendships change. We need to understand that we easily get attached to the original iteration of our friendship. 


  • We change throughout our lives and sometimes our values change. When they don’t align it can throw us off.


  • Stages in life: Single vs. married vs. kids vs. huge career vs. stay at home vs. introvert vs. extrovert, finances.


  • Surroundings change: The glue that held you together, school, job, neighborhood, kids being friends has changed.


  • Your eyes open up - ever step away from a situation or not see someone for a while and you realize the relationship looks very different when you aren’t so emotionally involved. 


  • You realize you aren’t yourself around them (nor they themselves around you).


It does get harder to make friends as we get older. But it is also very much worth the effort to seek out those friends because they will truly enrich your life. Look what becoming friends with each other did to us! 



Subscribe: Apple Podcasts I Spotify I Google Podcast I Sticher


EPISODE RESOURCES: 

Join Our Facebook Group Just Gen x — The Resting Mind


Articles + Podcasts: 

Get Happy (podcasts) 

Frientimacy: The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships, Shasta Nelson TEDxLaSierra University 


Free Resources 

Get Happy! Download this FREE guide to learn how to use the PERMA model to add more happiness to your everyday life. Download it here. 


New Course! 
Are you living a life of quiet desperation? Get out of your own way and Get Unstuck. 

Get Unstuck is a self-led, digital workshop. 

You’ll learn: 

  • The who, what, and why of being stuck 
  • The emotions of transformation 
  • How to use the 8% Rule of Transformation—this is the step-by-step process we talked about on Today with Hoda and Jenna. 

All of this means you get the tools for true, life-long, and life-changing transformation for $29—the cost of a t-shirt! Enroll here.