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Sunday, July 6, 2014


The Problem: We know the basics of being healthy and happy, but most of us forget about this one important thing.
The Science: Social connection is a fundamental human need that predicts health, happiness and longevity.
The Solution: This infographic summarizes all you need to connect and thrive!

We all know that, to survive and thrive, we need some obvious essentials: food, shelter, warmth, and sleep. But a little known fact is that one of our greatest needs is to belong and to connect to others. The need to belong is so fundamental that a lack of belongingness is worse for us than obesity, high blood pressure and even smoking!

Here’s a handy infographic that summarizes all the research to inspire you to connect with others more. Want more details on the science summarized here?

 Watch my TEDx talk and read this article.