Start your day by scrolling through your Newsfeed and you’ll probably have at least 10 reasons to roll over and hide under the covers. There’s lots of suffering and struggle in the world, not to mention your personal challenges. Although you can reduce your exposure to news of suffering (actually don’t start your day with your newsfeed), suffering is still inevitable.
When you want to improve your health, you focus on the basics: eat better and exercise more. But here is something else to consider: your social life. Not how often you go out, but the way relationships and friendships impact your overall health.