The social biome: how to build nourishing friendships — and banish loneliness
Kick start your day with a 15-min audio story that challenges and inspires your mind. Listen to expert voices across Technology, Business, Psychology and Health — bringing you new perspectives, insights and ideas. Released every Monday to Friday, we’ll help you practice curiosity and open-mindedness as part of your daily routine. Today's pick: Have you been craving human interaction? You might have heard of a gut microbiome, but there is also a social equivalent: an ecosystem of relationships and everyday interactions that shape our emotional wellbeing. Experts believe the pandemic has left many of these social biomes malnourished, but as Moya Sarner reveals, there are many ways that we can invigorate them back to health.
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