At a time when the world needs more hellos, today they are often few and far between. And it’s noticeable. The connection requests have slowed down. The cold emails have all but gone away. The random check-ins from contacts have all but disappeared. The inbox and voicemail are eerily silent. It’s a scientific fact that the pandemic has limited our engagement with people and has endangered our ability to just say hello, which is having a detrimental impact on our well being.