“Making and maintaining friendships, however, is something that has to be done face-to-face. The digital world is simply no substitute.”
New research out of the UK confirms something that maybe in your heart-of-hearts, you already knew. People that are a regular at the local pub are happier!
“Pubs offer a social environment to enjoy a drink with friends in a responsible, supervised community setting. Nothing is more significant for individuals, the social groupings to which they belong and the country as a whole as our personal and collective wellbeing.
“The role of community pubs in ensuring that wellbeing cannot be overstated. For that reason, we all need to do what we can to ensure that everyone has a ‘local’ near to where they live or work.”