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Loneliness is an epidemic, but meaningful ­encounters with others can support your overall well-being and happiness. While deep connections in your close relationships are vital, even micromoments can improve your sense of belonging.

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Ask a barista or store clerk, “How are you doing?” and really mean it. Make eye contact, smile, and wave to passersby. Call or text a friend. Mail a card to long-distance relatives. Set an intention to be present in your interactions

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