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2014-08-20 23:09:09

The new article on Vinamy called ‘How to Make Friends as an Adult by Just Being Yourself: Becoming a “People Person” In Three Steps or Less’ provides people with positive reasons and techniques for making new friends. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 No matter how “lonely” a person may be, he or she can always count on a steady set of friends to be always there for them. However, it is another matter entirely when it comes to the concept of making new friends during...

2014-08-01 23:04:37

76% of People Have a Good Friend They Met Online, But Never In-Person San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 It’s widely recognized that friendships are important, boosting everything from a person's happiness to their health. International Friendship Day, observed on August 3, 2014, is the perfect time for people to thank their friends for the role they play in their lives. For many, that means logging on to thank a good friend they know only online. That’s right. A recent...

2014-08-01 08:24:42

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's widely recognized that friendships are important, boosting everything from a person's happiness to health. International Friendship Day, observed on August 3, 2014, is the perfect time to thank friends for the role they play in our lives. For many, that means logging on to thank a good friend they know only online. That's right. A recent survey conducted by Skout, the leading global app that helps you meet new people and expand your...

2014-07-31 23:03:38

Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain shares five tips on how adults can cultivate new friendships when they move to a new city. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Moving to a new town is exciting and presents many new opportunities, but it's also a stressful experience and one that leaves many people without close family and friends nearby. After the unpacking is done and the new house starts to feel like home, it's time to get started on cultivating new friendships. Dr. Sanjay...

2014-06-20 23:05:15

Friendship Manor honored for providing exceptional extended care to residents. Rock Island, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Friendship Manor has been named a 2014 Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best for Extended Care, acknowledging Friendship Manor‘s dedication to provide exceptional and compassionate care to its residents. By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, they are recognized as a facility that women would highly recommend for their loved ones’ long-term...

2014-05-29 15:55:05

American Sociological Association A new study suggests that having children is contagious among female high school friends during early adulthood. "The study shows the contagion is particularly strong within a short window of time: it increases immediately after a high school friend gives birth, reaches a peak about two years later, and then decreases, becoming negligible in the long-run," said co-author Nicoletta Balbo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research...

What Drives Facebook Unfriending?
2014-04-23 06:36:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is a humorous commercial making its way around these days where an older lady "posts pictures to her wall" by physically taping them to the wall in her living room, and then yells "I unfriend you" at one of her friends. We all laugh at it because we realize that she's "doing it all wrong," but unfriending on Facebook is all too real, and has real world consequences. A research team from the University of Colorado Denver (CU...

2014-04-02 16:27:23

MOSCOW, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazprom, the official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, has doubled the number of countries participating in the FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP international children's social project for 2014. This year, players from youth football teams aged 12 to 14 will participate in the project, representing 16 countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia,...

2014-03-05 23:00:10

This informative spring luncheon features lively discussions on important topics in women’s health and provide an opportunity for the audience to engage in a lively “give & take” with the speakers. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Relationships, Friendships and Intimacy: The Mind/Body Connection will be the focus of the 16th annual Healthy Give & Take Luncheon, sponsored by The Auxiliary of Lenox Hill Hospital. The event will take place on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from...

2014-02-11 23:23:56

Mr. Rooter Uses The Big Bang Theory's Algorithm for Making Friends to Explain How to Make Friends Waco, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For some, making friends can be a challenge. According to an episode of The Big Bang Theory, a popular CBS television show, there is a specific algorithm to making friends. In the episode, the character of Dr. Sheldon Cooper attempts to befriend a co-worker using his algorithm, known as the 'Friendship Algorithm.' Mr. Rooter® is...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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