Watch a fascinating video or read an article about how our social relationships affect our overall health outcomes.
ENGAGEWELL POD LIBRARY RESEARCH GUIDE
Click here to take a look at a research guide put together by UCLA Librarian Julie Kwan to find out more about some of the recommendations, data/research, and organizations associated with the EngageWell Pod!
The Epidemic of Loneliness: The Aspen Ideas Festival hosted a discussion panel with Julianne Holt-Lunstad and others discussing the epidemic of loneliness and its impact on physical health.
The Lethality of Loneliness: In a Tedx talk, John Cacioppo discussed the prevalence of social isolation, and the role of social relationships in health.
Loneliness and Reduced Lifespan: Former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy discusses the prominence of loneliness and its connection with health on CBS This Morning.
Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection: University of Chicago social neuroscientist John T. Cacioppo unveils his pioneering research on the startling effects of loneliness: a sense of isolation or social rejection disrupts not only our thinking abilities and will power but also our immune systems, and can be as damaging as obesity or smoking. A blend of biological and social science, this book demonstrates that, as individuals and as a society, we have everything to gain, and everything to lose, in how well or how poorly we manage our need for social bonds.
Ice Breakers: A compiled list of ice breakers that can be applied in a variety of situations.
Staff Training & Development: Check out the many opportunities – classes and workshops, career programs, management development, UC institutes, and training certificate programs.
The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA is envisioned and supported by Jane and Terry Semel.