Sometimes our best efforts to encourage a friend, partner or relative’s healthy habits backfire. Here’s what to do instead.
ByKelsey Borresen – 08/22/2019 05:45am EDT | Updated August 23, 2019
You want the people you love — be it your partner, your friends or your family — to live long, healthy and fulfilling lives. When a person you care about tells you they’re ready to make some positive health-related changes, you may be so eager to help that you bombard them with your well-intentioned advice: Eat this, read that, start this new workout routine ASAP.