Stay socially engaged to age in a better way and be all you can be. Long term research shows that lack of social engagement puts you at a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, dementia and cancer. There’s a difference between being alone and being lonely. Loneliness is like isolation and can be very detrimental to us. Being alone is not necessarily destructive – it is a necessity part of the time for creativity and recharging your batteries to do the things that make life worth living.
Climbing in a cave can be a comfort when we are going through a frenzied time in life, but you have to come out of that cave because when you do you thrive.
By Dr. Roger Landry
President of Masterpiece Living & Author of Live Long, Die Short