FRIENDSHIP IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Friends encourage good habits, chase away depression, help you overcome diseasesand cause satisfaction, pleasure and happiness.
“Not having a social support network can be a higher death risk than obesity or leading a sedentary life without exercise,” explains Julianne Holt-Lunstad, professor of psychology and head of a study at Brigham Young University, on the relationship between friendship and longevity.
“The studies have shown a 50% increased odds of survival if you have a solid social network.”
Adapted from the Huffington Post