Why We Choose the Friends We Do

Studies show that friends infect each other. In fact, each additional happy friend boosts our levels of happiness by nine percent.

Oct 19 · 4 min read >

The 10 Types of Friends You Should Avoid

Want to spot the people who are toxic to your life? Here are a few types of friends you might want to avoid...

Aug 19 · 4 min read >

Who’s Judging Whom?

What it really means when you say "Don't judge me".

Dec 20 · 1 min read >

Why You’re Not Invited

There’s always that guy (or girl) at a dinner or party. The one who always shows up late, the one who flakes last minute, the one underpays the bill, the one who constantly hijacks the conversation…

Oct 14 · 2 min read >

What Do You Stand For?

You decide how you want to show up. You choose who you want to be in that moment. What values do you stand for, and when you witness a breach of those values do you take a stand or do you sit back?

Apr 14 · 1 min read >

Your Essence

People will always flock to you because of all the good qualities you present - your success, your popularity, your charisma… Pay attention to those who have the ability to see beyond the good stuff. The ones who appreciate you for your nature - your...

Mar 18 · 22 sec read >

5 Things to Honor in Friendship

There is an unspoken code amongst friends - one that is based on a set of shared values. Throughout the years of meeting different types of people, I've had friends come and go. The ones that are no longer in my life is usually the...

Aug 13 · 3 min read >

Who You Surround Yourself With, You Become

During high school, we gravitated towards certain friends due to our aspirations and interests of our youth. BFF qualifiers included a shared love for basketball or underage drinking. But then, we grew up. Fast forward a decade. You have changed your home, your values, your...

Nov 28 · 1 min read >

My letter to a dear friend going through a breakup…(an old post from 2009)

Breakups are never easy…and even though you survived your first one a few years ago, for some reason, it doesn’t get “easier” the next time it happens…it’s just different. You hurt just the same, in fact, the magnitude may feel even greater. Your heart feels...

Nov 16 · 2 min read >

Nurture Your Important Relationships

You meet the man of your dreams. As he courts you, he showers you with attention and affection. He woos you with flowers, surprises you with incredibly fun dates. He’s handsome, smart, and thoughtful. He’s everything you dreamed of…in the beginning. Fast forward two years....

Jun 3 · 1 min read >

Are You a Good Friend?

Having an abundance of friends where interactions are based in love, care, support and value exchange is not a happening of chance, but a result of effort, consideration and creation. You create the world of people who surround you. Those friendships, like any relationship, take...

Jan 25 · 2 min read >

Know What You Don’t Want

People say that as you grow older, you learn to identify what you want in a partner. However, I’m sure many of you can relate, that the person you end up dating can be quite different from the “type” you envisioned yourself to be with....

Sep 1 · 2 min read >

Good vs Great Relationships

Men hunt and women nurture right? The concept of the man who hunts for his prey, spreads his seeds and conquers while the woman is looking for a caretaker, and a healthy and providing father is a story we’ve all heard many times.  While in...

May 13 · 2 min read >