According to Mayo Clinic, friendships can have a large impact on a person's overall health and well-being. Strong friendships provide social support in times of need and decrease the risk of certain diseases. More »

The Raising Children Network explains that parents and mentors can help teenagers cultivate friendships through a number of avenues, which include fostering strong relationships with parents and other family members to g... More »

Make friends in college by getting to know people living nearby, making the most of meal times, participating in the social scene and being yourself. Basic manners, polite behavior and asking questions about other people... More » Education Colleges & Universities

The things for which most people are thankful are friends, family and health. Life and music also rate on the list of things for which most people are thankful. More »

People hate other people because of a primitive need to separate friends from foes, according to Emotional Competency. The human emotional spectrum is attuned to naturally experience feelings of distrust, caution and dou... More » World View Social Sciences

Some ways that the media affects people include people who gain unwanted weight and compromise their health because of excessive use of electronics and students whose excessive media consumption interferes with academic ... More »

Illiteracy is a problem because it negatively affects a person's education level, job, quality of life and health. First Book, an organization dedicated to providing books in poverty stricken areas to fight illiteracy, s... More »