If you're stressing out over things with your real "friends", you should probably rethink some things. the real hard part is letting that other person know you don't want to be friends with them, because than it just makes more awkward for them.
So true. Awkward when your on a date and the boy treats you nice, but then talks bad about the waiter/waitress or the people at the table next to you. Not to mention I actually am that server sometimes!
if you can't be kind, be quiet. If only people remember that in the "HEAT" of the moment. When we were young, we were told just about the same thing. "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all"
You can always pick out insecure people, by listening to how many backhanded compliments and subtle insults they hand out. The people who try and act like they have it all together are usually the biggest messes! So true.
14 tips for Helping Children Strengthen Emotional Intelligence. Easy stuff, but it can go a long way in terms of setting kids up to manage emotions as an adult. This is a really fab list and children are never too young to begin helping kiddos learn.