The detrimental effects of social isolation, both spiritually and physically, are now indisputable.
Numerous systematic reviews have shown an alarming increase in morbidity and mortality from isolation, with one study comparing its life-shortening impact to that of smoking 15 cigarettes daily.
While it’s challenging to engage with others during our most vulnerable moments, these studies emphasize the crucial role human contact plays in our well-being and recovery.
If you ever find yourself overwhelmed by loneliness, always remember: you’re not alone.
Please check in on your loved ones.