The link between stress and social isolation


Here are two interesting articles (links below) which speak about the chronic rates of stress and isolation in America. I believe that it's not a stretch to suggest that stress and isolation are interrelated.

Scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal commented that if a man still has five close friends when he is thirty, he is richer than a king.

The article on isolation has some great statistics illustrating how misconceptions about therapy (especially trauma therapy) prevent people from seeking therapy.

Click the link to check the articles out:

https://nypost.com/2019/04/30/1-in-4-americans-feel-they-have-no-one-to-confide-in/

https://nypost.com/2019/04/26/more-than-half-of-all-americans-are-very-stressed-out-poll/