When we shrink our lives down to bubbles and pods, we lose access to the low-stakes connections that are good for our well-being. Here's how to fix that.
Humans tend to fare poorly at predicting how we are going to feel in the future—and often totally misjudge what will make us happy.
It can be hard to know the best response when jokes and cries for help sound so similar.
Simply ignoring it and pretending everything is cool won’t do either of you any favors, and is likely to cause more stress for everyone in the long run.
You might decide that getting your cash isn’t worth a big to-do with a close friend… but if it’s an acquaintance who stiffed you, or a lot of money is at stake, that might be an entirely different story.
Being more intentional with our social interactions can improve our well-being and help stave off emotional burnout.
If they're badgering you to like all of their selfies, be their Instagram boyfriend, or back them up in an embarrassing Twitter feud, here’s how to put your foot down.