“Loneliness and weak social connections are associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes a day and even greater than that associated with obesity. But we haven’t focused nearly as much effort on strengthening connections between people as we have on curbing tobacco use or obesity.” Former Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy in HBR:
Work and the Loneliness Epidemic.

+ The Guardian: The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life.