It’s hard to believe how visceral the feeling can be – even when aware of it …
Research shows that loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health: lacking social connections is a comparable risk factor for early death as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and is worse for us than well-known risk factors such as obesity and physical inactivity.
- NPR on loneliness and combating it
- Every day health on a variety of aspects
- Campaign to end Loneliness