Meaningful relationships help us thrive

Published Nov 2nd 2014

I think we know this. However, it is interesting to read the science behind the idea. A new paper recently published in Personality and Social Psychology Review examines the ways relationships supportindividuals not only in their ability to cope with stress or adversity, but also in their efforts to learn, grow, explore, achieve goals, cultivate new talents, and find purpose and meaning in life.” Because most work has focused on how relationships help people through stressful times in life, researchers believe more work needs to be done on the positive roles of relationships in overall wellbeing.

Read the Science Daily article.

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