At many workplaces, it's easy to have only limited human contact. Nearly all conversations can be had via email or a platform like Slack or Google Chat.
But multiple psychological studies show that people who regularly interact with and help out their co-workers are happier and more productive at work.
Researcher and best-selling author Shawn Achor conducted a series of studies to figure out what separates happy people from the rest of us.
He found that people who showed "social support" like helping out others and encouraging office activities were 10 times more likely to be engaged at work than those who kept to themselves.
They were also 40% more likely to get a promotion, he writes in his book "The Happiness Advantage."