• ‘The assignment made me gulp': Could talking to strangers change my life?

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    So often we interact with the world via phones and apps, but what if you struck up a converastion with a random person? A growing body of research suggests we should It's 7am on a Monday and my heart is racing. Normally my Mondays are reserved for tedious activities, but this morning I'm chasing a high. I'm not in a nightclub greeting sunrise with a tequila, sadly, but in an east London café. The source of my palpitations? I'm steeling myself to strike up a conversation with an unsuspecting man a few tables away. Given that I'm a journalist who interviews people for a living, you might...
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