You don’t need to read this post to know how important social connections are to your health. And that social isolation is a major risk factor in health.
But did you know that, “social relationships, or the relative lack thereof, rival cigarette smoking and obesity in their association with illness and death” per a paper published in Science by Jim House, a professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research.
When health coaching, we discuss satisfaction in the area of relationships and social life for this very reason.
Need some encouragement to get more social?
Here are 10 Tips for Being More Social on Your Own Terms:
And how thankful to have a studio that is located in a place where there is no shortage of places to grab coffee after your workout and chat it up!!