Category Archives: Friendship

“Put Up Your Dukes”

It’s not HOW OFTEN but HOW you fight Clients sometimes ask me how often it is OK to fight in their relationship. What is normal? This question can come from someone who rarely fights with their partner – or someone … Continue reading

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Mend the Bridge; Don’t Tear it Down

No matter how much you love your friends at some point you’re going to fight. It might be something stupid or it might be caused by a serious mistake or poor choice. Regardless, friend fights hurt. They often split groups and people take sides. … Continue reading

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Work for a Kindness Revolution

Unfortunately, at a time when many are worried about doing everything they can to keep their jobs, the general mood at many workplaces is pretty somber. Just when kindness can make our work a little easier, the days go just … Continue reading

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Positive Friends

Friends are important to growing up, and the ability to choose those friends with encouragement from parents can help them develop better and more meaningful relationships. Kids will meet new people, join new groups, change friends, and develop new relationships … Continue reading

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Being Shut Out

It’s a complaint regularly heard from people looking for help for their marriages: “I feel distant from my spouse.” “I try to get my husband to open up, but instead he just shuts down.” “My wife just doesn’t seem interested … Continue reading

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Happiness in What You Don’t Do

Happiness is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Bet you did not think math had anything to do with it! What would happen if you stopped doing a few things? You may ask what you could stop doing that … Continue reading

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“What is a friend? A single soul, dwelling in two bodies” – Aristotle

True friendship is perhaps the only relation that survives the trials and tribulations of time and remains unconditional. It blends affection, loyalty, love, respect, trust and fun into one incredible word and relationship. Similar interests, mutual respect and strong attachment … Continue reading

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