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The Friendship Prescription


Though we often take it lightly, friendship is absolutely essential to our happiness.
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Jillian Rose Reed Is Happily Connected


Jillian Rose Reed, star of the MTV hit show Awkward, makes her social life a top priority for happiness.
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Greatest BFFs of All Time


From Laverne and Shirley to The Blues Brothers , we’ve always loved to watch best friends fight, make up and yuck it up on screen.
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Friends With Benefits

Maintaining close friendships and positive relationships is a cornerstone of our well-being.
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Money Can't Buy You Love


Do you have fairweather friends? These tips will help you figure out which friendships are firm and which are just fleeting.
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31 Days of Friendship


We continue our Year of Happiness with 31 days of friendship. Pick and choose your favorite ideas from our list of things to do, watch, read,...
Flowers of Compassion

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3 Crucial Building Blocks of Compassion


Compassion is innate in all of us, but we can also cultivate it with these simple strategies.

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