social health

All the lonely people, where do they all come from? All the lonely people, where do they all belong? —The Beatles, “Eleanor Rigby” There’s a reason why solitary confinement is not only considered punishment, but recognized as dehumanizing, barbaric, inhumane and unethical. We are physiologically wired to connect with each other. That deeply satisfying feeling of togetherness and belonging is a fundamental part of our total health and wellness as human beings. What is ‘social health’ and why should we care? ‘Social health’ is the…Continue Reading “Social Health”