Is Binge Drinking Really a Big Deal? A Psychological Perspective

We all know binge drinking isn’t fantastic for physical health. It’s connected to all sorts of fun stuff, including a higher risk of brain damage than just chronic drinking.  But what about mental health? Is it really a big deal if you like to go on benders a few times a month? What is binge … [Read Entire Story]

True friends are not dream-slashers (friendship poem)

What does friendship mean? Let’s take a clue from the Friendship Poem. The secret to choosing the right friendships for you, starts with a short friendship poem (perfect for International Friendship Day, July 30) Choose friends wisely, the portrait they paint Is who you are and who you ain’t. Friendship is life’s great support When… [Read Entire Story]

How to become a better friend

“Invest” emotionally in a friendship, because good friends are priceless. Friendship is like the expensive tasty wine, the more it ages the better it gets! Certainly a bonded relationship requires care and effort, since without compromises nothing can be kept “alive”. Follow the tips below in order to go deeper into your interpersonal relationships and find out how to become a better friend… Be reliable as good friends You… [Read Entire Story]

Do you inspire trust?

A positive relationship requires mutual trust. Without trust, spouses, diplomats, friends and co-workers, neighbours and others cannot build an enjoyable relationship. Sadly, many people think that they have a great relationship as long as “they can get away with it”, rather than ensuring they are trustworthy. That is called lowest-denominator thinking. I suppose it is survivalist; if surviving is your reason for living, that’s just grand. Children trust their parents just to survive. But what if you want more out of life than just surviving? Many divorces – not all, of course – boil down to one partner or both devaluing trust. War is usually the result of one or more countries or leaders failing to ensure they are … [Read Entire Story]