There’s a large body of hard evidence that says the way we fit into our community is just as important for me and your health as anything you do yourself. Exercising is good for you, reporting well is good for us, but neither of them is as good for us as having a supportive network of family, friends and colleagues to interact with. Social integration leads to reduced community mortality risks, and to a better state of mental and physical health. Social isolation lowers your immune function; socially.
From Mad Ester Alornyedzi (Tsiame Future Leaders