“Loneliness is one of the greatest health concerns people face.”
“In 2019, 61% of Americans surveyed are lonely."
"Lack of human connection has an impact similar to the effects of smoking 15 cigarettes a day."
“Loneliness can increase the risk of heart disease, arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, dementia and even suicide attempts.”
Loneliness is perceived social isolation or the subjective feeling of being alone. Said another way, it is the inability to connect in meaningful ways that give us a sense of significance and belonging. Loneliness is proven to be significantly harmful to both physical and mental health. We have seen firsthand the devastating effects of prolonged loneliness. So we are on a mission to end it.
the solution to loneliness is more connection.
The opposite of loneliness is connection. Real, personal, vulnerable, connection. In a world where connection should be easier than ever, it is easier than ever to disconnect. Only7Seconds is on a mission to create a world in which intentional connection is constantly encouraged and loneliness ceases to exist.
"Social connection is the best antidote to loneliness."
"Strong social connections lead to a strengthened immune system, faster disease recovery and may even lengthen your life!"
“Quite simply, human relationship is as essential to our well-being as food and water.”
Here’s the thing about loneliness—it is not rocket science. You simply need to stop and be intentional. Your 7 seconds can make an impact. It can change someone’s day. It can remind someone they are not alone. Reach out. Start a conversation. It only takes 7 seconds.