The key to friendship is communication. Occasionally you may need to confront a friend. Confrontations don’t have to be an argument and if done right will result in an honest and even stronger friendship. Here are 5 easy steps: How to confront a friend and keep things amicable.Read More
The best revenge towards someone that has wronged you is to live a happy life. Here you will find everything you need to know about forgiveness and how you can forgive a friend.Read More
“It sounds like you may have anxiety”...I felt a huge pressure immediately release from my entire body, pure joy filled my heart and quite honestly I could have just sobbed there and then in the bar. Someone finally understood me. Here are 5 easy steps to help a friend you think may have anxiety.Read More
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.Read More
Have you been left wondering if one of your friends is actually a real friend? Friends should be the ones you turn to for fun, support and love. It can be really easy to get caught up in a toxic friendship and not even know it. Here are top 10 ways of how to spot toxic friends.Read More
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.Read More
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...Read More
Within all female friendships there tend to be trending topics of conversation. Most women experience the same kind of issues from the latest diet they are following to their partner being annoying again. The problem is meetups can become more of a bitch fest than a fun, sociable evening out. Here are things not to talk about with friends.Read More
Texting is the biggest killer of relationships and friendships. I think it definitely has a time and place but building strong connections isn’t one of them. Here are 4 ways texting ruins friendships.Read More
Once you've been coupled up for years, single lonely Valentines Days can seem like a very distant memory. So distant in fact it makes you miss your single days! Now although you're past the soppy stuff, not doing gifts this year and too busy spending money on the kids you single friends may appreciate some extra support. Here's a handy guide of the top 10 things never to say to your single friends on Valentines Day.
When life gets busy it can be easy to take great friends for granted. When we have lots to do and are swept into the craziness of the everyday it can be so easy to leave a text message not replied to for days, to not send love or appreciation their way and to forget important things going on in their life. Here you will find 6 simple but effective steps to stop taking your friends forgranted instantly!Read More
Friendships can easily become stuck in a rut and boring especially adult friendships. In fact adult friending in general brings many challenges and can easily lack fun and excitement through a shortage in ideas of things to do. Throw in money concerns, life responsibilities and limited free time then things really do get complicated. Here is the solution...Read More
Within friendships, it is easy to create a longing for someone to fill your voids. You may be
waiting for someone to come along; to make you feel better, to make you motivated, to make you feel worthy or to make you feel happy. But with an expectation so great you will only find disappointment.
We’ve all come across someone like this before. They are lovely to spend time with but can flip into getting possessive over you, jealous when you spend time with other people and a burden with their constant fight for your attention. What they don’t realise is that this type of behaviour actually pushes you away. It’s time to release yourself from this negative strain and either mend the friendship or detox the friendship with these top tips.Read More
When trying to organise a catch up most people will say "I'm working next week". When they say it, they mean that they're working their set hours during the day but will be free in the evenings. When I say I'm working next week it normally means I'm away on a 9 hour flight ride in another country halfway around the world. What people struggle to grasp is that I can't just fit in a coffee between working flights because between working flights, I'm out of the country.Read More
However, being pregnant for a second time I didn’t expect to have conversations with people that would make me question their question. Regularly I get comments and I think to myself that is something you should never say to your friend that is pregnant for the second time. Maybe being the pregnant one you feel like it should be unwritten code, but as I've come across many people that don't know here I am sharing it for the world to see.Read More
I find myself alone and overthinking again. I really have no friends to turn to. My old friends have moved onto bigger, better things than me. They are married, having babies, getting promotions and I’m just…well me! It really is time to move on. I need new friends in my life.Read More
There then becomes a time where you will visit their home. Then you find out that your friend is a hoarder. Not just the memories, tickets, children’s art, books, they keep everything.
It can be difficult, especially for the minimalist, OCD friends, you may be similar people but your homes could not be more different. So, how do you deal with this?Read More