As experts worry the COVID pandemic is triggering a loneliness epidemic, new Harvard research suggests some of the hardest hit are older teens and young adults.
Feb. 17, 2021 • ~5 min
AI chatbots can provide mental health support for people who are isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~8 min
They don't come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~10 min
We can look to astronauts’ experiences for tips to improve our own situation during lockdown.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~7 min
It's draining and depressing to stay on high alert month after month after month. Understanding pandemic fatigue better might help you strengthen your resolve.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Recent findings from social neuroscience show us how we can make virtual interactions almost as beneficial as real world ones.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Isolation and loneliness can have major physical and mental health consequences. New research shows socializing is critical to survival and longevity.
June 9, 2020 • ~5 min
"Without sufficient good quality sleep, suicidal thoughts start to have a louder voice." Surveys indicate mental health risk during April.
June 3, 2020 • ~8 min
Harvard experts suggest using creativity and looking out for others as ways to get over our own loneliness as keeping socially distanced grinds on.
May 4, 2020 • ~8 min
Brain regions associated with threat and aversion, are activated when we feel lonely and rejected.
April 17, 2020 • ~6 min