How Having Good Friends is Beneficial to Your Health

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How Having Good Friends is Beneficial to Your Health

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In the 21st century, teens all over the world are struggling with their relationships with regards to their friends. Muhammad Ali once said, “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” We all know how important having friends is to someone’s life. Friends will make you happy, be there when you’re sad, and be there to give you advice when you need them.
I’m sure that all of you have had excellent friends that you have been close to. Some are still your friends, and others have grown apart. Having good friends is an essential part of everyone’s life. But did you know that having good friends is beneficial to your health?
Good friends can boost your happiness and reduce stress. By spending time with your friends, laughing, and having fun with them, you will have better emotional and mental health. When you have hit rock bottom, and you need help and advice, your good friends will always be there to help, which can reduce your stress and help you find solutions to your problems. (mayoclinic.org)
Having good friendships will improve your self-confidence and self-worth. Good friends will make you feel good about yourself and give you compliments. They will always try their best to make you feel good about yourself and make you happy.
However, finding friends isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Sometimes you and your friends will grow apart due to changes in life and character. But having good friends is very important. The number of friends that you have does not matter at all. Quality counts more than quantity. So, you need to find good friends who care about you. Friendships can have significant impacts on your life, and it’s hard to maintain friendships. (mayoclinic.org) But you need to understand the importance of having good friends and do everything you can to keep them.