Get Involved With Groups/Volunteering (1/21)

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Put yourself in situations where you can meet new people. Enroll in a class at your community college. Volunteer to be a guide at your city’s art or history museum. Join a bowling league, exercise group or garden club. Sign up for a book discussion group at the library.

‘If you are involved with a group of people who have the same interests as you and you see them regularly, over time you will make friends,’ says Jacqueline Olds M.D., associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and coauthor of The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century (2010).

Contributor: Mike Bennett from lifehopeandtruth

Written by James Metcalfe


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