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infographic of social connection -- emma seppala

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25% of Americans have no one to share a personal problem with?!

That's... really sad.

that is really sad.  but that was 2004... maybe things have improved?

i love that to get the benefits of social connection, you don't have to have a bunch of friends, you just have to FEEL connected.

Unfortunately things have not improved.

Most people have trouble feeling connected. 


you're right.

...and therein lies the problem.

Yes. Many people spend a lot of time on social media, which actually makes them feel less connected.