It’s no accident that in cultures where people live longer, there is also a high degree of social involvement. A large body of research suggests that connecting to different people from various realms of life can benefit the immune system. And when we get sick, consequential strangers step in and provide help our intimates are too burned out to provide. They offer practical assistance, firsthand information, and a special brand of no-strings emotional comfort.
Consequential Strangers is now in bookstores and available online:
For bulk sales please contact: 800CEORead