Get weekly updates via email!
tip of the day SAT 20 SEP 14
Unmotivated while you work? Give yourself incentives for completing each task, like 10 minutes on Facebook or Twitter—or for bigger achievements, a trip to Starbucks.
  • Good House Keeping
    Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo returns to our cover this September issue and gets candid about money, marriage, and motherhood.
    Good Housekeeping
  • Women's Health
    Drop two sizes fast—with simple exercises you can do at home! This month's ultimate weight-loss special shows you how. Plus, real women share how you, too, can shed and keep off excess weight for good.
    Women's Health
Tala Dayrit, Contributor
 
November 30, 2010

New Study: Make Friends to Live Longer + 5 Ways to Give Off a Friendlier Vibe

Building your social circle can actually help you live longer. Here are 5 tips to gain new friends while keeping ties with old ones! By Tala Dayrit
1 Comment
Add Yours

In this day and age, the term “friend” has become a fluid concept. Social networking sites have increased the term to include the people following you or have added you in their Twitter or Facebook accounts, though not necessarily people you know personally or have had history with. But that doesn’t mean you can’t build meaningful relationships with the people you meet online. Strangely, sometimes people feel closer to the people they meet online than in real life!

This article from Time.com says that having a healthy social life extends your life in the same way quitting smoking does. The study came from collecting information from 148 past researches on the connection of health and social relationships. It was found that people with poor social connections lived shorter 50% of the time versus people with lots of friends. In fact, this is as beneficial as quitting smoking! If you’re more of a homebody and you’d like a reason to get out of the house, this is it!

Having lots of friends is never a bad thing, so here are some tips to send out friendly vibes that will surely widen your social circle or even gain you new circles!


Page 1 of 1

Join us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
COMMENTS
Name :
Email :
Website :
Comment :
Security Image
 
 
NOTE: FemaleNetwork.com is a CLEAN ZONE. Editors reserve the right to delete obscene comments.
Filter comments by:
  • wonderland1 Dec 08 2010 @ 11:47am Report Abuse
       
    Among my favorite tips are numbers 4 and 5!
    Last modified A long time ago
Filter comments by:
1 to 1 of 1
 
 
ADVERTISEMENT
follow us
LATEST Articles
MOST READ Articles
5 Ways to Boost Weight Loss
Lose those inches faster!  Sep 16, 2014 
Try This: FN's Skinny Iced Latte
Your caffeine fix, sans the guilt.  Sep 11, 2014 
REVIEW: Takshing Healthcare and Beauty Center's Electrotherapy
Staff writer Ira Nopuente shares her unconventional R&R experience.   Sep 09, 2014 
7 Fitness Tips for the Busy Girl
This is your official hashtag: #WillPower  Sep 08, 2014 
Why You Need to Address Those Sleep Problems Now
Researchers found a possible association between poor sleep and faster brain volume decrease.  Sep 05, 2014 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT