Friendship

6 Facts That Prove Friends Are Ridiculously Healthy For Us
6 Facts That Prove Friends Are Ridiculously Healthy For Us

According to science, friends can make us happier, healthier, and yes, even more beautiful. >>

How a Boy and His Telephone Operator Formed a Lovely, Lasting Friendship
How a Boy and His Telephone Operator Formed a Lovely, Lasting Friendship

In this Reader's Digest Classic, originally published in 1966 as "The Voice in the Box," a little… >>

Ari & the Cello Chair
Ari & the Cello Chair

A chance encounter with a music teacher filled me with passion and purpose. >>

Feeding a Friendship: How a Simple Homemade Meal Forged a Bond I’ll Never Forget
Feeding a Friendship: How a Simple Homemade Meal Forged a Bond I’ll Never Forget

For one woman homesick in a new city, a comforting chat over a thoughtful meal helped warm the soul. >>

Mindy Kaling's Advice to Teens: Please Don't Peak in High School
Mindy Kaling’s Advice to Teens: Please Don’t Peak in High School

Almost no one who was a big star in high school is a big star later in life, Mindy Kaling observes… >>

My Family Abandoned Me. Then A Stranger's Simple Kindness Changed My Life
My Family Abandoned Me. Then A Stranger’s Simple Kindness Changed My Life

In a random act of kindness, strangers turned around one writer's awful day by lifting her suitcase… >>

The Secrets of Male Friendships
The Secrets of Male Friendships

The nuts and bolts of male friendship. >>

Why We Need Friends to Help Us Move
Why We Need Friends to Help Us Move

Moving can be emotionally draining, but friends can provide the needed support. >>

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The “Lost Boy” Who Built a Family

One of the lost boys of Sudan, Peter Ter came to America with nothing—except a remarkable gift… >>

Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants
Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants

When I saw this recent New York Times story about a growing industry of college sorority rush… >>

Reading Body Language: 5 Hidden Signals You May Be Sending
Reading Body Language: 5 Hidden Signals You May Be Sending

Whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading your body language for secret clues… >>

Six-Word Memoirs on Friendship
Six-Word Memoirs on Friendship

Shorter than tweets and small enough to swallow whole, these six-word memoirs say it all >>

Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends
Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends

Why is it so tough to get new pals, and how can we be happy with the ones we have? We've got the… >>

Cultivate Better Bonds With Neighbors and Friends
Cultivate Better Bonds With Neighbors and Friends

11 ways to maintain a healthy circle around you. >>

How Friends Relieve Stress and Help Us Cope
How Friends Relieve Stress and Help Us Cope

How close relationships relieve stress and keep you healthy. >>

How To Be a Better Friend
How To Be a Better Friend

Learn some simple tips for keeping the bonds of friendship strong. >>

5 Ideas for Dates With Friends
5 Ideas for Dates With Friends

Spend time with friends without spending a lot of money. >>

How to Reconnect With Loved Ones
How to Reconnect With Loved Ones

Learn easy ways to slow down and spend more time with your family. >>

10 Bad Habits to Stop in Text and Social Media Messaging
10 Bad Habits to Stop in Text and Social Media Messaging

We all make text and Facebook mistakes. Here's a list of what to watch out for before you click… >>

Are You Really Being a Good Listener?
Are You Really Being a Good Listener?

Find out three guidelines to being a good friend. >>