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Reviews Elsewhere – Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

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Kevin Eikenberry, who blogs on leadership, has a quick write up of this book, obviously written from the perspective of being a leader and helping identify loneliness in your own life, and the lives of those who follow you in … Read More

Sharing – Love thy neighbor, improve your mental health, says BYU study

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I’ve seen numerous comments like this from social scientists this year, and I have to say, there’s definitely something to it.

““I get tons of people asking me what we can do during the pandemic to try to stay connected and stave off loneliness,” said BYU psychology professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad, who co-led the project. “Conducting this experiment during pandemic conditions—which we didn’t originally plan—we found that people can experience significant reductions in loneliness even in tough times just by doing things that are easy, free and require no training to help the people around them.””… Read More

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