A Doctor Reveals Why Lack of Human Connection Can Literally Kill You
Starla Fitch is an ophthalmologist also known as the “Connection Doctor.” In her engaging and earnest talk, she describes how humans are connecting less and less—and how this lack of connection shortens lives. In fact, we’re so busy that we often don’t even look at each other. 30 years ago, most people reported having three close friends; now we are lucky to have one friend. This isolation is worse for our health than smoking or obesity. Looking at each other, seeing each other, and connecting is critical for our health and longevity.