This month we will focus on healthy relationships – why they are so important to our lives and our sense of purpose, and what makes them healthy. We are meant to connect with others.

A 75-year study at Harvard looked at the most important predictor of true happiness and found that our quality of life has a lot to do with our relationships. Dr. Robert Waldinger, professor of psychiatry at Harvard and Zen priest, does a fascinating TED Talk about the results of the study and how relationships protect against disease, metal illness and memory decline. Check it out.