web analytics
January 24, 2017 / 26 Tevet, 5777
Sections
Sponsored Post
Classifieds Section Check out the Jewish Press Classifieds

You can buy, sell and find what you need in the Jewish Press Classifieds section.



Why Friends Matter


Printer-Ready Page Layout
Schonfeld-logo1

Photo Credit: Rifka Schonfeld



Try, try again. As hard as it is to face rejection, sometimes the person you are hoping to befriend really did have plans the night you asked her to join you for dinner. Ask again. In the end, the relationship you might create will be worth much more than the embarrassment of a repeat rejection.

You may have noticed that making new friends is often scary – you expose yourself to rejection when you try to befriend others. On the flip side, the rewards are plentiful: a longer, happier, and less stressful life. In the long run, I think it’s safe to say that it’s worth it. Therefore, consider making your extremely busy life just a little bit busier and making a little bit more time for friends.

Rifka Schonfeld

About the Author: An acclaimed educator and social skills ​specialist​, Mrs. Rifka Schonfeld has served the Jewish community for close to thirty years. She founded and directs the widely acclaimed educational program, SOS, servicing all grade levels in secular as well as Hebrew studies. A kriah and reading specialist, she has given dynamic workshops and has set up reading labs in many schools. In addition, she offers evaluations G.E.D. preparation, social skills training and shidduch coaching, focusing on building self-esteem and self-awareness. She can be reached at 718-382-5437 or at rifkaschonfeld@gmail.com.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.





Imported and Older Comments:


Current Top Story
All Options Are On the Table
Senior Israeli Diplomat Dore Gold Says Obama’s Arrogance Hurt Relationship W/Israel

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/family/parenting-our-children/why-friends-matter/2013/06/20/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: