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Is gossiping actually good for you?

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BBC News affirms that, yes, gossiping is a good social practice. While controversial, Elena Martinescu, a research associate at Vrije Universitetit Amsterdam featured in the article, says the practice helps "warn people about dangerous others, and it also helps build social bonds between people who gossip.

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210818-why-gossiping-at-work-is-good-for-you

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This claim is true, according to a study conducted in the UK, gossiping can help people connect, solve problems, and reduce stress and anxiety.

https://www.hartsfield.co.uk/3-intriguing-reasons-why-gossiping-is-good-for-you/
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