Children growing up in a family with strong family bonds have a good chance of thriving later in life. In a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, researchers at Columbia University surveyed over 37,000 children between the ages of 11 and 13 in 26 countries. They found that adolescents who reported having a great connection with their family tended to report that they were succeeding in life. They had higher levels of a number of positive outcomes, including purpose in life, positive relations with others, self-acceptance, environmental mastery, autonomy, and personal growth.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book