How to Solve problems with friends
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When you know the signs, fake nice people are everywhere. It can be regularly witnessed in the workplace, in family set ups, when you find yourself as a +1 in a well-established friend group or when someone wants something from you to benefit themselves. Don't be fooled anymore here are 5 way to tell if someone is being fake nice.
If you’re letting other people’s words impact your day, your thoughts or your ambitions it’s time to take back control of your own life. When someone insults you it is a reflection of their own beliefs and personal situation. Some of the toxic comments that you carry will have been said in anger, with intentional hurt or with regret. Do you still carry the burden of past toxic comments and situations? It is time to let go with these 5 simple steps: How to let go of toxic comments and insults.
I really hope you are feeling motivated to live your best life, love yourself the whole way and follow your own unique path. Here are 5 things to incorporate into your daily routine to not compare yourself to others and focus on YOU.
Family life can be busy. It brings extra commitments, extra people to think about and extra responsibilities. In the lovely madness of it all, it can be easy to get so busy that friendships start to fade. Here are 5 easy ways to juggle family life and friends.
If you’re feeling lonely right now… please know that temporary feelings of loneliness is normal. Everyone feels lonely at times and it is all a healthy part of finding your path to loving yourself and taking care of yourself. Here are 5 things you can do now if you are feeling lonely.
One step at a time, one goal at a time and one dream at a time your life can and will be exactly how you want it. Here you will find 10 steps to embrace your loneliness and reinvent yourself. Anything is possible if you are prepared to work for it. There will be dark days, but the light at the end of the tunnel is already shining, you just haven’t seen it yet.
You will learn to love yourself so that you can love those around you, you will know how to care for yourself so that you can care for those around you and you will know how to be alone but not lonely so that you won’t have to rely on anyone but yourself. Embrace your loneliness and reinvent yourself. I promise, this path finally leads to your happiness.
Before you can be the best version of yourself to others you need to learn to be kind to yourself. It is essential to take care of yourself, love yourself and accept yourself in order to live your best life. Once you can be kind to yourself, you can then be kind to others. Here are 10 easy ways: How can I be kind to myself.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I had such a great time at BBC Radio Suffolk this morning sharing my How To Make Friends mission with the listeners. In case you missed it the audio is below.
I feel lonely AF on Sundays. My How To Make Friends mission has always been to stop the stigma attached to feelings of loneliness so I’m putting it out there, every single Sunday I feel like crap because I’m lonely.
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...
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.
I have always found when heading into new months with best intentions I add lots of new things to my to do list, add new goals and want to achieve more. While this is great in terms of enthusiasm and optimism it can also cause a bit of overwhelm. Where as my to do list gets longer the feeling of never ending tasks also increases.That’s why I’ve decided to start up the How To Make Friends movement as a complete gamechanger. I can’t wait for you to join me in giving yourself clarity, positivity and freedom.
I was becoming obsessive over silly things. I was watching ‘what I ate’ youtube videos thinking I could imitate and magically change the shape of my entire body, scrolling endlessly through instagram feeds dreaming of a better life and feeling envious of other people’s successes. Here are 5 simple ways not to compare yourself to others and instantly feel happier.
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.
You probably already crave your old friendship but it is important to be realistic with yourself. If you are clinging on to fond memories and don’t enjoy what your friendship has evolved into it is time to realise you have outgrown your friendship and do something about it. Here are 9 Signs you have outgrown your friendship and what to do about it.
Don’t silently expect anything. You need to make changes in order for change to happen. You need to be your own motivation and know your own worth. You need to get up and do it, believe in yourself and roar louder than ever before. I promise you won't be lonely forever.
A strong woman is not just any woman. She knows her self worth and will not settle for anything less. She recognises when people are not treating her as they should and she refuses to settle for less. She will not waiver her standards to be treated anything short of what she deserves.
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!
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...
Have you ever been intentionally left out or said no to an event and spent your whole evening wondering what everyone is up to, stalking social media for updates and regretting your decision? Well it’s time to release your FOMO and gain your freedom back.