My Toxic Friends

My Toxic Friends

Is someone in your social network dragging you down? Here's how to protect yourself from poisonous people.

Mean girls and bad friends

What drives them and what you can do about them.

Who's Judmental? Five Key Symptoms

Saying “You’re judgmental” can be a symptom of being judgmental.

The Urban Tribe Is Overrated

Why twentysomethings need to branch out

Talking to a Narcissist

Is talking to a narcissist worthwhile?

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Why are emotions contagious?

When someone smiles at you, you smile back. Why is this?

Frenemies: The New Enemy

What to do about the people you love and hate simultaneously.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Protect Yourself from Pushy People

Turn the tables on pushy people by controlling the agenda.

Can Your Expectations Shape My Behavior?

Can beliefs about single people become self-fulfilling prophecies?

Friends can be Wonderful or Toxic Assets

Expert advice on what to do when a friendship turns sour.

How to Know When an Online Liar Is Lying

Four clues to deciphering the language of online lying.

Birds of a feather smoke and drink together

Why are we so similar to our friends?

Do Your Friendships Feed You or Bleed You?

Knowing when it’s time to let a friend go

Dealing With People Who Drain You

3 steps to distance yourself from people who suck up precious time and energy.

Genes and Autism: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Discovering “autism genes” offers hope, but also ethical and social dilemmas.