“We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” Robert Louis Stevenson I think a friend is one of the best kinds of relationships in the world. When you have quality friends, you know that they will be there to […]
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No one likes having to deal with stupid people, but the truth is most of us have to interact with people who we find to be stupid on a daily basis. This article will give you some sound tips for handling “stupid people” more friendly and effectively, while minimizing conflict and hostility.
We often think of the term peer pressure to be a negative thing. We imagine teens trying to persuade other teens to do drugs, have reckless sex, or ditch school. But peer pressure is really just anytime our peers encourage us to change our values, attitudes, and behaviors. And it doesn’t always need to be […]
Many societies and cultures have “social rules” that determine how we should judge people and label them. I believe that many of these rules lead to social hierarchies (or fictional boundaries) that actually inhibit us from connecting with others in open, productive, and meaningful ways. In this article, I hope to explain how these social […]
Having supportive family and friends can sometimes make all the difference in our success. Supportive social networks provide personal accountability, which motivates and inspires us to stay dedicated to our goals. Without these supportive social circles, it can become incredibly more difficult to make the changes we need to succeed in our lives. It can […]