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Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Should you do it yourself or call for backup? Take the quiz

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re smack-dab in the middle of your transition between the carefree days of childhood and that whole “adulting” thing. Along with prepping for the inevitable (e.g., college, career,...
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Turn Conversations Into Connections: Tips on Meeting People and Building Friendships

Rate this article and enter to winFriends can make us feel happier, healthier, and more optimistic—but how do we break past “acquaintance” status and get a bit closer?In the ClassroomClasses are great places to...
Thumbs doing all the talking? Five ways to manage your messaging

Thumbs doing all the talking? Five ways to manage your messaging

Rate this article and enter to winWhich would you go without for a week: your cell phone, your best friend, or good food? Chances are, it’s not your phone.Half your waking lifeHigh school students...
Best friends for never? “How I handled my frenemy”

Best friends for never? “How I handled my frenemy”

 Ever had a friend who routinely made you feel unhappy about yourself and your life? Just as positive relationships are known to be good for our emotional and physical health, unsupportive friendships can be...
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Is a friendship taking over your life?

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important for everyone, whether you like to hang out in big groups or focus on your closest buddies. Friends can make you laugh and can listen...
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Join the conversation!

Embracing people who’ve had many different experiences can help you see how similar we all are. But sometimes spending time with people who seem different from you can be intimidating. You might wonder what...
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Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winWhen did you last talk about race? Chances are, it was within recent days (maybe hours). Racism is a major element of national and lunch-table discussions, and a...
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Creating your own happiness: 20 ways to enjoy being single

Rate this article and enter to winRoss ends up with Rachel on Friends, Han Solo with Leia in Star Wars. Neil Patrick Harris has David Burtka, and Beyoncé has Jay-Z. Sometimes the media can...
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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Disagreements—they happen to everyone. Whether conflicts are big or small, they may cause uncomfortable feelings, but they may also offer a chance to build stronger relationships by working things out.Conflicts and reactionsWe’re all different....
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8 research-backed ways to build friendships that matter

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important to our health and well-being—research proves it. In fact, an analysis of 148 studies showed that people with strong social relationships actually live longer. “Friendships...