The science couldn’t be clearer: happiness is a hike with a friend. Or a cookout with family. So why are we isolating ourselves more than ever, putting our happiness at stake while failing to lift up our lonely neighbors? Well, we’re busy. And while innovation has enabled virtual connections, these high-tech encounters have become addictive substitutes for real-world get-togethers. So let’s get together — in real life — to reclaim our happiness and well-being with bright minds and smiling faces!
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