It is Healthy to Be Social

In the era of digital life and hyper connectivity, social isolation becomes a killing issue.

Here’s some research showing that social isolation harms our physical, mental and emotional health. It’s a growing epidemic.

According to Dr. John Cacioppo, University of Chicago the remedy is to cure “maladaptive social cognition” — that is, helping people re-examine how they interact with others and perceive social cues.

Knock on your neighbor’s door, offer help, adjust perceptions and behaviors, make new friends, on and off line.

Photo shared by Kelly Mizell

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