Impacts of good friends
1. Friends may extend your life
People who have strong social relationships are less likely to die prematurely than people who are isolated.
2. Friendships might help keep your mind sharp
Having friends who make you feel like you belong may be a key for better physical health.
3. Your BFFs can help you through tough stuff
We all need somebody to lean on, as the song goes. And research on cancer patients finds that when the going gets tough, friends can help.
4. Friends can help you cope with rejection
Not all social relationships can go smoothly, unfortunately. But when they don’t, friends can help you pick up the pieces.