A new study demonstrates a startlingly simple way to boost your wellness and your happiness: Once a day, have a face-to-face conversation with someone.
Building close friendships takes time and effort. Although the rewards of such friendships are great, you can contribute to your sense of connection, belonging and happiness with less. Just a single, amiable daily conversation with a friend or teammate can make a difference, according to this University of Kansas study.
These conversations do not need to consist of soul-searching or deep revelations. Just a quick catch-up will do. A few guidelines:
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