infographic of social connection -- emma seppala
emily kate moon stashed this in health!
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.
...and therein lies the problem.
Yes. Many people spend a lot of time on social media, which actually makes them feel less connected.