Many people have Type 2 diabetes and don't even know it. In fact, experts estimate that as many as one out of three people who have this condition are undiagnosed. That's because most of the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes seem harmless, and are easily mistaken for other symptoms. Look through this list and find out if you have this condition. Through early diagnosis, you … [Read more...] about Do you have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes?
It was easier to make friends in school: you just struck a conversation with someone in your class, or signed up for a club or a sport, and voila—a potential kindred spirit. But once we start working, our circles narrow down considerably. We're busy, often shuttling straight from the office to our home. When we do go out, it's usually with the same people: co-workers, old … [Read more...] about How to make new friends
Friends should be warm, supportive, and fun to be with, right? Uhm…ideally. There are some 'friends' who seem to make you feel miserable and guilty, or cut you down with sarcastic or insulting comments and then laugh it off. These are very toxic relationships, and it may make us wonder why we bother even hanging out with them. While some 'frenemies' should just be ditched, … [Read more...] about How to deal with stressful friendships
Conversation can be considered an art. It requires a certain skill and flourish to start conversations and maintain it interesting and genuinely engage the other party. Some people are just natural conversationalists and can start a conversation without any effort. Others, on the other hand, find it difficult to converse with other people, much less start one. But even if you … [Read more...] about How to confidently start a conversation
When was the last time you went out with your friends? Once you get sucked into 'adult responsibilities'—work, household errands, raising kids—it can be very hard to squeeze in time for friends. Instead, we keep in touch through Facebook or the occasional text message. However, regular 'friend time' is crucial! Studies show that having deep friendships can lower your risk … [Read more...] about How to find time to meet up with friends