Posts tagged The Friend Coach
The friend project: Being the last single friend

I understand they have their own lives to focus on, they have babies that rely on them, they have bigger grown up responsibilities. They don’t have time for me to be moaning on about my life, for me to drag them down. Equally so I don’t have time to waste. I need to be out, meeting new people, creating new experiences and finding me again.

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My friend project: meeting with an old friend

My friend project didn’t mean that I completely cut everyone I already knew out of my life. I have some amazing people in my life including long distant ones. Sometimes it can be difficult to stay in contact with long distant friends and life gets in the way, but true friends don’t mind and are happy to hear from you

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My friend is a hoarder

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?

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My best friend didn’t pick me as a bridesmaid

Your best friend is getting married and excitement fills your heart. You're immediately considering what special, unique and memorable things you can do to celebrate and really honour her and this life changing event in her life. You’ve shared memories, tears and laughter for years. You’ve seen her through her fair share of disastrous relationships, exes, drunken sobs that she will never find the one!  Only as time goes on and more decisions are being made and more details finalised you realise it may not even be a possibility to be a bridesmaid. You’re hurt, upset and angry and you don’t know what do...

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We all need one friend who understands what we’re not saying

‘Are you ok?’ You immediately answer ‘yes I’m fine’ whilst feel annoyed that you’ve let on too much. She is comforting in her response ‘are you sure?’ and it is everything you need. She knows you’re not, you know you’re not and your secrets are no longer safe. She's the friend who understands what we’re not saying

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How to make friends at work

As an adult work can be one of the best places to make new friends. You have an instant subject in common, you probably spend more hours with these people during the week than your own family and you see each other regularly enough to know what is going on in each others lives. Here are 5 easy to follow top tips to make friends at work.

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How to make friends in 5 easy steps

If you have recognised you want some new friends but are not sure how you are going to make them, you are in the right place. It is all about staying true to yourself and keeping things simple. The following how to make friends in 5 steps will make you more open to meeting new people and developing them into rewarding and real friendships. 

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Top 6 Places: Where can I make friends

Taking the first steps to making new friends is the hardest part. It is only natural to feel nervous and maybe even awkward about it. Making new friends has always been treated as a bit of a taboo subject, but I’m here to shout about it and what a fantastic thing it is. People are just expected to have friends but it leaves you wondering where can I make friends.

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My friend is ignoring me

Wait, WHAT?! Is this actually a friend? I guess there are a few various reasons why your friend may be ignoring you, but my gut instinct would be that this person may no longer serve you, or you may no longer serve them as a friend. But let’s go into details, get down to the nitty gritty and work out why ‘my friend is ignoring me’ and see if the friendship is worth saving.  

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My Friend Project: Where to meet friends in your 20s

I think the best thing to come from this journey is that suddenly you see the world so differently. You are more aware of how you spend your time, who is around you and you focus on quality conversation. You have to look for the opportunity to make friends wherever you go. Unfortunately there is no secret location that all other 20 somethings are waiting to find other friends.

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