Loneliness can be a serious health condition. Unlike other ailments, the symptoms of loneliness can be hard to detect to everyone but the person having them. A new initiative in the UK aims to combat the problem by making it easier for people who feel alone to socialize with strangers.
Mill Gate has recently unveiled the ‘chit chat chair’ encouraging people to talk. The sign reads: “Chit Chat Chair. A friend is only a seat away. Say hello today.’