Updated: May 11
The idea of social connection and mental health has been studied since the 19th century. There is now an entire body of study focused on the impact on our brains when we connect with other humans called social cognitive neuroscience. Healthy connections with others improves mental health.
During this time of social distancing, it may be difficult to feel connected. One way we stay connected with others is through food. This may be a great opportunity to experiment with communal cooking and eating with others in your home. Consider some virtual culinary fun and dining as well!
Here is a recipe that may be fun to try from The Wholistic Picture!
Stay tuned for more ideas and updates!