Reducing Loneliness by Lending a Hand
There’s tons of evidence that loneliness can have negative impacts on our mental and even physical health. But when it comes to interventions that reduce loneliness, there is far less research. Today on the podcast, we check out what one neighborhood in Brooklyn is doing to bring people safely together during the pandemic, and we check in with an expert on loneliness, Professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad, about new promising research that demonstrates the power of performing small acts of kindness.
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