When I stared at the Purposeful Palm outside my office window this week, it suggested we help with the other pandemic afflicting us: social isolation. In our work-at-home reality, many of our colleagues feel as though they have faded into the background, neither heard nor seen. The resulting loneliness can be crippling. The above tip can help reduce their suffering. Amazingly, research shows that if we are the ones suffering from social isolation, doing this good deed helps us as well.