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The Best Kept Secret to Longevity: Love

The Best Kept Secret to Longevity: Love | Mental Health & Emotional Wellness | Scoop.it

"...A revealing sociological study has found that 25% of Americans saying that they have no one to confide in. This survey suggests that one in four people that we meet may have no one they call a close friend! This decline in social connectedness may explain reported increases inloneliness, isolation, and alienation and may be why studies are finding that loneliness represents one of the leading reasons people seek psychological counseling. This finding alone should persuade any of us to be kind to everyone we meet and to spread whatever cheer and warmth we can. It's win-win for both..."

 

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Via Dimitris Tsantaris
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Being connected with others is a crucial part of wellness.

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