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Six Ways to Avoid Social Isolation

Unfortunately, a lot of us feel socially isolated. Much of this is due to our technologically-driven time. We prefer to text and connect with people that way instead of face-to-face communication. However, social bonds are crucial to our health and social contact, especially if pleasant, has all kinds of benefits. Let's imagine what happens in our brains when we are about to get together with people we like. Well for one thing, before we even meet the person, we will probably look forward to the event and will be excited about it. We may recall previous happy times that we shared in the past. Then when we first see the person, our brain centers will be activated and we will feel good and reap all kinds of benefits. So, we need others to feel healthy and happy. Here are a few ways to avoid social isolation so that we can...
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