To live well longer, you can­not go it alone. Build a sup­port cir­cle

Women's Weekly (Malaysia) - - Inspire -

Nu­mer­ous stud­ies have looked at the link be­tween so­cial life and longevity, and the con­nec­tion is clear – peo­ple with strong so­cial cir­cles tend to live longer. So­cial in­ti­macy not only im­pacts your men­tal well-be­ing – there is ev­i­dence that it can im­prove your phys­i­cal health too. One study even found that those with firm friend­ships were less likely to get colds. Tak­ing the first step to boost your con­nec­tions can be as simple as mak­ing one phone call each day.

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