Why Social Health is a Vital Component to Overall Health

Why Social Health is a Vital Component to Overall Health

Social health is a misunderstood but important component of one’s overall wellbeing. Having friends and confidants isn’t just nice to have, it can make the difference between life and death. Plenty of data proves out the effects of companionship and social vitality (or lack thereof) on our biology. But our own joyous experience of feeling truly connected with others is the only evidence we need.

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What Curiosity Does to Your Brain and Your Relationships

What Curiosity Does to Your Brain and Your Relationships

As humans, our drive for knowledge is hardwired into our DNA because it contributed to the advancement of our species. Science has confirmed that having curiosity improves our ability to learn more effectively. But with our present-day information overload, we need to carefully consider the best sources for added knowledge. By being curious about the people in our lives we benefit by learning untold stories, expertise, and wisdom that may enrich us if not totally surprise us.

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