How to win friends and keep them

How to win friends and keep them

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3 In ancient Greek mythology, there was once a man named Narcissus who noticed his reflection in the still of the stream. He immediately fell in love with his reflection and sat there gazing at his beauty night and […]

How do your friends affect your health?

Pete Bissonette Special to Valley News How many friends do you have? If your doctor isn’t asking now, they may start soon. According to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, your social circles are as important to your health as diet and exercise. Researchers evaluated data from four U.S. population surveys […]

Want A Longer, Happier Life? Make Friends

Want A Longer, Happier Life? Make Friends

Women, in general, tend to be more sociable than men and tend to make more and deeper friendships. But for men, developing close friendships with other men often seems difficult to do. And yet, according to researchers, this matters. The 2005 Australian Longitudinal Study of Aging found that family relationships had little impact on longevity […]