Talk to strangers: How about a chat with someone you don’t know?

Striking up a conversation with strangers has been shown to be good for us, especially in these times of cascading isolation, writes Claire Keeton

09 January 2022 - 00:00

When was the last time you talked to a stranger in a queue, street or coffee shop?

Most people overestimate the awkwardness of starting conversations with strangers and underestimate its far-reaching benefits, and the pandemic-induced isolation has allowed these misconceptions to spread like the virus...

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