Tagged as Friendships

How much of an influence over us do our friends really have? In some cases, they might influence our weight (through food choices and even through shared activities), or they might influence our ambition. Maybe you had a friend go do something extraordinary and you think hey, maybe I should go back to school and try to reach a little higher, too. So we already know that our friends have an influence...
January 15, 2021
Friends can be a great help in times of trouble. They are, for many of us, the foundation on which we stand. We rely on them for our emotional wellbeing. But not all of them are healthy. And when they aren't, well, an unhealthy foundation is a very bad thing that affects the rest of our lives. Toxic friendships can actually be the cause of great unwellness. But how can we tell when a relationship is...
September 16, 2020
There’s a club with a primary focus of helping adults of all ages to get fit, stay fit, and age gracefully. With both fitness, friendly competition, and companionship at its center, many swear by this club as their favorite place to spend time. It's for adult swimmers of all ability levels, and it can turn fitness into a regular social event. Interested in getting involved? Here’s everything you need...
February 4, 2020
There is a strong connection between friendship and health. Recall the happiest times of your life, and those memories likely include friends celebrating with you. Just as important, true friends support you through the bad times that happen in every life, from everyday disappointments to the heartbreak of loss. That's what good friends do. Friendship enriches our existence and makes life's journey...
March 14, 2018
There are about as many definitions of soul mate as you can imagine. We've been trying to define this term for literally thousands of years to no avail. I'll try to cut through the confusion by offering mine. A soul mate is a person with whom you feel a deep connection that may even defy logic.  For example, a soul mate can be a close friend who lives a very different life than yours, yet you pick...
January 16, 2016
We live in a busy world. People we meet and people we know are often too busy to spend time together. It's through connection that our souls get recharged. Research continually shows that those who have social connections are healthier and live longer, more joyful lives. Things often change when someone is diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness. The social lines get blurred and many who...
February 19, 2015