The Trouble With Loneliness And How It’s Slowly Killing You

Armed with endless entertainment and on-demand dopamine machines, opting-out of in-person, human-to-human contact is more than optional — it’s addicting.

For millions of years, our earliest human ancestors lived in small tribes of around 50 people, enduring all aspects of life together. All actions, thoughts, and emotions were driven by a singular purpose: Do what’s best for the tribe. It wasn’t a question of morale, but a necessity for survival.

Author of ‘Productivity Is For Robots’ | Writing about freelance work, creativity, and human connection |

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