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Have you found yourself spending more lone time lately? If so, you may want to invite a friend out to coffee or a movie or something.


According to new research from Brigham Young University, not having quality friends can actually be as unhealthy as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Another study showed people with at least three close friends at work were 96% more likely to be “extremely satisfied” with their life.

Why is not having good friends so…dire?

According to the experts, friends can help lower stress and depression. And we all know how detrimental both these things can be to our health.

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