How Social Relationships Can Boost Your Wellbeing

Social relationships and social connectedness can be a source of wellbeing as long as they are fair and based on equity. People with limited social connectedness have poorer mental and physical health, including increased depression. Social relationships and social connectedness are directly linked to our quality of life. The psychologists Roy Baumeister and Mark Leary […]

Finding a Balance Between Social Interaction and Alone Time

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How do you spend your free time? Do you read a book or watch tv? Maybe you listen to music? Or do you spend your free time with people? We only have one life and choosing how to spend the time we have left is fundamental. There are those who prefer spending time with friends, […]

Social Circumstances and its Connection to Personal Growth

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The way we socialize can be influenced by our personal growth. Personal growth is a concept connected to hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing: it includes enjoyable experiences, positive effects in the here and now, and a focus on development and fulfilment. Personal growth, in the work context, is associated with two ideas: Thriving: having the opportunity to learn new […]