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Twenty-five years after the arriving of the web, we're drowning in info and closing dates. people and machines are in absolutely hooked up overdrive - and commencing to develop into entwined as by no means sooner than. really, it's an Age of Overload. we will be able to by no means have imagined that soaking up a lot details whereas attempting to retain a fit stability in our own lives may well believe so advanced, dissatisfying and unproductive.

Something is lacking. That whatever, Julia Hobsbawm argues during this ground-breaking publication, is Social Health, a new blueprint for contemporary connectedness. She starts with the idea that a lot of what we predict approximately fit how one can reside haven't been up-to-date any further than have such a lot post-war smooth associations, that are themselves additionally suffering within the twenty-first century. In 1946, the realm health and wellbeing association outlined 'health' as 'a kingdom of entire actual, psychological and social overall healthiness and never only the absence of disorder or infirmity.' What we understood via 'social' in the midst of the final century now desperately wishes an replace.

In Fully Connected Julia Hobsbawm takes us on a trip – frequently a private one, 'from Telex to Twitter' – to demonstrate how the reply to the Age of Overload can come from devising management-based platforms that are either hugely sensible and but intuitive, and which draw thought from the large advances the area has made in tackling other forms of wellbeing and fitness, in particular nutrients, workout, and psychological well-being.

Drawing at the most modern pondering in future health and behavioural economics, social psychology, neuroscience, administration and social community research, this booklet offers a cornucopia of case reports and concepts, to coach and encourage a brand new iteration of managers, policymakers and someone eager to navigate during the tough seas of overload.

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