Since they met on the set of “The Office,” Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak have been coworkers, romantic partners, and best friends. Although they aren’t currently in a relationship, the friends have spoken publicly about their past together. Kaling has said that although Novak is a blessing in her life […]
Snapchat has an addictive feature that keeps track of how many days in a row you and users send Snaps back-and-forth. These “Snapstreaks” are so popular that users will actually reach out to Snapchat when they lose a particular lengthy streak, and the company will often reinstate them upon request. […]
It can be awkward and stressful when you and your friend are crushing on the same person. INSIDER consulted a relationship expert for some tips on how to manoeuvre you and your friend liking the same person. In this situation, it’s important to be self-aware, communicative, and open with your […]
People like talking to each other, but nobody wants to be locked into a conversation they have no further interest in. According to new research, people have no idea how long a conversation should last. Researchers from Harvard locked two people in a room at a time and asked them […]
A study in 2010 found that small talk was associated with lower life satisfaction. But a follow up study has found this actually isn’t the case. Small talk isn’t as important as deep, meaningful conversations – but it isn’t bad either. Lead researcher Matthias Mehl said it is more like […]
Making new friends can be a challenge, especially for introverts. Susan Cain, co-founder of Quiet Revolution, advises those looking to create new relationships to shift their mindset. Once you take the pressure off of the situation, you’ll be able to connect with like-minded individuals. Following is a transcript of the […]
The most effective way of becoming someone’s best friend is by spending more time with them, according to new research. You have to clock about 200 hours before you’re worthy of the “BFF” title. Of course, no relationship boils down to maths alone, but it could increase your chances. It’s […]
Gretchen Rubin, author of "Better Than Before:...