You work out and eat well to keep your body fit, prioritize sleep to keep your immune system strong, and drink lots of water to stay hydrated, but what are you doing to keep your mind healthy? As we age, our brains begin to change, and taking proactive steps to keep them healthy is the best way to avoid complications like memory loss and cognitive decline.
Friendships are foundational to our lives. In addition to influencing us, exposing us to new things, and lifting us up when we feel down, friendships shape our perspectives and determine how we interact with the world. So, it’s no wonder that they have such a large effect on our physical and mental health.
According to MentalHeath.org,