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Needless to say, the world has changed quite a bit in the last couple months. Less social interactions, less physical touch and less outdoor life has been a hard pill to swallow. But while this life of social distancing has become commonplace, it can also take a toll on you — especially if you live alone.
The truth is, humans are not designed to be alone and the lack of contact with others for long periods of time can lead to a decline in mental health, according to professor Ian Hickie at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre.
“Humans are social animals,” Hickie told CNBC Make