Did you know that friendship is actually good for your health? Studies show that friendships can have an overwhelmingly positive effect on physical and emotional well-being. Researchers have found that strong social ties can be as important to one’s overall health as getting regular exercise, not drinking in excess and abstaining from smoking.
Inspired by the vital role friendships play in our lives, we partnered with AstraZeneca to come up with simple yet effective ways that friends can work together to kick-start good habits and achieve their personal goals. Take a look and share the list with someone close to you ― then go get your healthy on!
Friends can help you kick off positive changes in your life and keep you motivated to stay active. Connecting with the people around you can also make health challenges, including type 2 diabetes, more manageable in the day-to-day. Learn more at Everyday Steps.