Noreena discusses loneliness at the office in Romania’s Panorama

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You arrive at the office. You sit in the long line of desks where yours is. You put on your headphones. It doesn’t matter what’s happening around you anymore, because you manage to create a small universe where you can detach yourself, even though you’re surrounded by colleagues with whom you should collaborate.

The “loneliness epidemic,” as British author Noreena Hertz describes it, also affects office.

You can read the full interview online here.