“You Are the Average of the 5 People You Spend the Most Time With.”

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Yesterday on More2Life Radio, Lisa an I discussed an assertion of a new book, The Power of No Specifically, that "you are an average of the 5 people you spend the most time with."I haven't read the whole book, but I was struck by this assertion.  It's really a terrific way of communicating, in simple terms, the Theology of the Body's claim that the human person is communal and relational by nature.  We have a profound impact on the lives of others and others have a profound impact on us.  An … [Read more...]

Peer Pressure–Not Always a Bad Thing

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Peer pressure cuts both ways.  It's not always a bad thing.  In fact, under the right circumstances, it can be an incredible force for good.  For example...Good grades could be contagious.Students surrounded by friends who earn better grades than they do tend to see their own grades rise over the next year, according to a new study. "The smarter that your friends are today, there's a higher chance for you to become smarter as well tomorrow," said study co-author Hiroko Sayama, a systems … [Read more...]


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