It’s now been over two and a half years since I first started blogging for The Emotion Machine – and just recently I’ve passed over one million visitors. It’s a significant milestone to me, but more importantly it’s provided me with a lot of experience about what it means to build a following. I’ve certainly [...]
Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category
Humans are an intrinsically social species. This means our happiness and success largely depend on the relationships we build with others. When building relationships on a day-to-day basis, we really only have two distinct choices we can make:
“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 [...]
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 [...]