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Monday, July 15, 2019
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5 ways to reach your peak happiness

A key to our happiness lies in prioritizing experiences over material possessions.
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Ask the health educator: “How do you reject someone who likes you?”

A counselor explains how to kindly deal with someone who has feelings for you when you don't feel the same way.
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Unhealthy friendship? When to salvage it and when to let go

Expert and student tips for how to deal with an unhealthy friendship.
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Ask the counselor: “How can I help a friend through a breakup?”

—Amy, Nova Scotia, CanadaWe’ve all been there. What do you say? What can you do? We want to ease the pain and cheer them up, but at the same time, the hurt is real...
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9 ways to support a friend in an abusive relationship

Rate this article and enter to winLike all intimate connections, romantic relationships are emotionally complex; even the best will have moments of conflict, sadness, and anger, along with joy and fulfillment. How people treat...
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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Ask the counselor: “What’s the best way to help a friend mourn the loss...

—Jennifer, Grand Forks, North DakotaSeveral years ago, I was working on a project that involved hearing from teens who had recently experienced the death of a parent. I’d never met them before, but my...
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How to be there for a friend when they’ve had too much to drink

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re out with your friends and everyone is enjoying themselves—swaying to the music and chatting, and perhaps some people are drinking. You notice one of them has had...
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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...