The Primal Connection: Follow Your Genetic Blueprint to Health and Happiness - The Social Connection Summary & Analysis

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The Social Connection Summary and Analysis

Summary. Social bonds are necessary for one's psychological health.

The Inner Circle. Social bonds were essential to paleolithic people for their well-being. The best metaphor for it is the fire circle, a community. Having strong social bonds, in person rather than on the internet, is essential to one's health and longevity. The modern world is moving people in the opposite direction. Being isolated can be just as dangerous to one's health as smoking or drinking alcohol. However, having a social circle that is too large can cause stress as well. Paying more attention to social media than the social possibilities immediately available is damaging. One needs to make sure the social media one uses is of service rather than the other way around. Being fully present is important to one's loved ones and to the quality of...

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