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Bad Friendfluence: Are You in the Wrong Crowd?

Carlin Flora | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Carlin Flora

Do you feel energized and full of good ideas after being with your friends? If a friend doesn't support your identity, then the two of you aren't connecting in an authentic way. She might be deflating your confidence as a result and leaving you feeling unsettled rather than recharged.

Friendships' Immense Importance: An Interview With Friendfluence Author Carlin Flora

Andrea Bonior | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

Many people view friendship as a happy but relatively superficial part of life: the cherry on top of the sundae rather than the sundae itself. But in her new book Friendfluence, Carlin Flora explores just how much influence friends can have.

Anti-Bully? Sure -- But What About Pro-Friend?

Carlin Flora | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Carlin Flora

It only takes one. Just one friend, that is, to reduce a child's chances of being bullied, and, if he is bullied, of developing depression as a result.

Friend and Faux

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 03.29.2013 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Drawing on the latest research in psychology, Friendfluence provides a charming and informative examination of the impact of friendship at a time in which family relations and social structures have been scrambled.