Dr. Marisa Franco – The Science of Amazing Friendships
This week is a fascinating show about FRIENDSHIP.
This one is so so IMPORTANT.
I’ll be HONEST with you…one of the people this week’s show may HELP the most is me!
As I’ve mentioned many times before, although I put myself out there all the time, deep inside, I’m still very much an INTROVERT. I’ve always felt I could do better in smoothing out the AWKWARD MOMENTS, and I feel sometimes when connecting with people.
I know a lot of you are the same way.
That’s why I’m fascinated by DR. MARISA FRANCO, who has spent years studying FRIENDSHIP in incredible detail.
There’s so much good stuff to unpack this week…
FRIENDSHIPS TAKE WORK, and even people who make friends easily can make regrettable mistakes. No matter who you are, listen to what Dr. Franco has to say about CHARACTERISTICS of what makes a great friendship, then ask yourself how many of those boxes you check.
If you don’t check enough of them, you may find people you thought were your friends starting to GHOST YOU, which Dr. Franco also gets into.
We’re also going to talk about the PHYSICAL NEED FOR FRIENDS as well. You may not realize it, but friendship has a lot more benefits than simply improving your EMOTIONAL health. This is part of Dr. Franco’s larger overall look at the science of friendships and how they affect your work, sense of self, and many other parts of who you are.
Want to know how to make friends as an ADULT?
How to be friends with people you DISAGREE with?
Or how SELF-LOVE affects friendships?
And one of my favorite parts of this week’s show…
How can you deal with “value-based” friends versus adding authentic friendships to your life?
My FRIENDLY ADVICE to you this week is to pay close attention to Dr. Franco’s wisdom on a subject that we sometimes take for granted.
And let me leave you with this…
PROVERBS 27 says, in part, “Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother’s house when disaster strikes you– better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.”