Positive affirmations to make friends

When I embarked on my friend project to detox toxic friends and improve my friend circle I knew it would take commitment, mental strength and most importantly positive vibes. There are inevitable moments of loneliness, moments of doubt and moments of despair but I promise you won't be lonely forever. Here are my tried and tested 10 positive affirmations to make friends that I successfully used.

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Anxiety and friendships

Anxiety can have a big impact on friendships. Whether you are suffering from anxiety or you have a friend that is, it can strain, change and put pressure on your friendship. Anxiety can present itself in different ways for different people. It can be hard to pinpoint its cause and even harder to pinpoint its cure. Here are things you need to know about anxiety and friendships.

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Post-award win anxiety

When struggling with mental health issues you just never know when the dark cloud is going to present itself and wow has it been over me this week. Ever since winning a UK Blog Award on Friday I have been experiencing post award win anxiety. I’ve felt an insane amount of self-pressure that I should be doing more, taking on more, being better and changing my whole life to make myself worthy of the award.

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The ultimate guide: How to spend time alone and be happy

Firstly, it is fine to enjoy time alone. Being able to spend time alone happily adds fantastic benefits to your self-worth, friendships and social life. It is a skill that everyone should work to master. Here you will find the best advice on how to identify if you are feeling alone or lonely, how to spend time happily alone and what game changing benefits you will experience. Here is The ultimate guide: How to spend time alone and be happy. 

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Why don’t friendships last?

You may remember finding your first best friend as a child and promising to be ‘best friend forever’. The sad reality is that most friendships don’t last. As friends grow older their priorities change, their values change and throw in some major life events along the way you’ve got some real friend hurdles. Here are 5 reasons: why don't friendships last?

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Gemma Scopes
My friend is too opinionated

A friend that is constantly giving you their opion when you haven’t asked for it can be exhausting and can destroy your self confidence, if you let it. It is really important to be able to recognise these opinionated people and learn how to manage your friendship with them. To manage the stress that they cause it is essential to be able to manage conversations with them or decide whether it is more beneficial to detox them from your friendship circle. Here are 5 easy ways to manage a friend that is too opinionated.

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How to ask someone to be your friend

Have you ever found yourself in an engaging, meaningful, enjoyable conversation with someone you’ve just met and you instantly wanted to be their friend? You are really enjoying the conversation and it’s coming to a natural end. You would love to continue talking, swap details but you don’t know how to progress it further. Here are 5 easy ways How to ask someone to be your friend.

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My #HTMFaprilmovement Pledges

Going into March releasing myself of 3 things that were really stressing me out made me feel great. I started March instantly feeling like a mentally lighter version of myself, which made a huge difference to my vibe. I can't wait to get started with my #HTMFaprilmovement pledges...

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The Friend Coach
How to maintain friendships while in a relationship

Trying to juggle; life, staying healthy, working, keeping a happy relationship and managing a social life can at times feel overwhelming. However getting a good balance between ‘adulting’ and having fun is actually essential to your mental wellbeing. Here are 5 easy ways to maintain friendships while in a relationship...

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