Too Many Friends on Facebook Can Point to One’s Unhappiness, According to Science

Recent research associates a large number of friends on Facebook with poor social skills and low levels of happiness. In today's world of social networking, we measure everything with the number of connections, friends, contacts. Doesn’t matter how the network officially calls our online friends, we always tend to add more friends to our network… Of course, not all people have the same…

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7 Things That You’ll Only Understand If You Live on Your Own

Do you live on your own? If so, you’ll probably identify with these 7 phenomena peculiar to single living: 1. You eat what you want when you want. Any cohabiting couple will tell you that for some reason, the question of what the couple wants to eat as a unit becomes a real daily burden. A problem of immense proportions. ‘What do you want to…

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5 Reasons Why People You Surround Yourself with Are Crucial to Your Personal Development

When you’re on a journey of personal development, the people you surround yourself with really count. Here are a few reasons why the people you surround yourself with can make all the difference: 1. You need people to push you up, not hold you down. It’s important to surround yourself with people who believe in you and your personal vision. When you want to…

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Why Finding Yourself May Cost You Some People (and It’s Perfectly Okay)

Finding yourself is one of life's toughest challenges. So many people, young and old, seem to feel lost these days. We’re all fed these huge expectations about life and spend the first twenty years or so pursuing what we think is going to be a life of success and meaning. Then we find out that what we’re doing is feels anything but successful and…

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Check Every Relationship in Your Life with These Three Simple Questions

Every relationship we have is a reflection of our state of being. Therapists have long been telling us that whom we surround ourselves with (our friends and partners) is often a reflection of how we feel about ourselves. For example, if we have friends who consistently let us down, cancel plans and are generally unreliable these people don’t care about our feelings. This…

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Why Independent People Are Some of the Greatest Friends You Could Ever Have

Independent people make the best friends and here are fourteen reasons why… 1. They are dependent Independent people will always follow through on the plans they make. Even if it’s a casual arrangement, they will always stick to it. 2. They like space Space is necessary for any friendship, and independent people love their space and respect yours too. It's good to set…

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5 Types of People You Should Immediately Distance Yourself from

Perhaps you never noticed, but you may have some 'friends' that match certain types of people you should avoid. When it comes to sorting out your life, you might think that organizing your wardrobe and cleaning out your drawers would help – but have you ever thought about really considering your friendships? Some types of people can be a poisonous influence in your life…

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Study: Your Facebook Friends Are Not Actually Your Friends!

This may seem like an obvious statement, but a new study revealed a lot about the relationships between Facebook users and their Facebook friends. The new study by Professor Robin Dunbar from Oxford University, England, showed what we may have all thought for some time: just because you have a friend on Facebook, it doesn't mean you are really friends. The study highlighted…

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5 Reasons Why Your Friends and Other People Mistreat You

Do your friends or people in your circle mistreat you? In this article, you will learn why this happens and how to stop anyone from doing it. Friendships are always very different and unique. We all have friends! Some of us have a lot of them; some of us have only a few, but human interactions and building connections are in our nature…

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6 Reasons Why Most People Are Afraid of Love: Are You?

Philophobia, or the state of being afraid of love, originates from the Greek word “Φίλος” which means ‘loving or beloved’. People who suffer from this phobia fear romantic love and emotional attachments of any sort. Whilst this condition may sound rare, a lot of people are afraid of love, even if they don’t recognize it in themselves. There can be many complex reasons why…

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