Get 11 expert tips to truly reconnect with the people in your life this year. You have hundreds of connections on LinkedIn and even more friends on Facebook. You like their photos on Instagram and send frequent Snapchat selfies. But when was the last time you talked to any of them face-to-face? Thought so. And that lack of genuine bonding could be doing more harm than you think.
"While electronic communication is a great blessing of our age, it has also jeopardized the power of human connection by taking away personal touch and intimate involvement," says Edward Hallowell, M.D., founder of the Hallowell Centers and author of Connect: 12 Vital Ties That Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, and Deepen Your Soul.
This disconnectedness has taken a serious toll on our health and wellbeing. Having weak social relationships is equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, more harmful than being inactive, and twice as dangerous as obesity, according to a Brigham Young University review. People with poor connections also had a 50Read More »from The Resolution That's Not on Your Radar