Put simply: connection boosts our overall health. Experts say that when we feel connected to others, our bodies release oxytocin, a bonding chemical, which in turn triggers the release of the feel-good chemical serotonin, resulting in a positive effect and a pleasant experience in our system!
While stress is pretty much unavoidable in the world, from significant life disruptions to minor daily frustrations, being stressed out is simply a part of life. However, it’s when stress is severe that health issues can arise. This is where self-care comes in.