How come I managed to completely jump to conclusions THREE TIMES this week, each tragic and comical time resulting in me crying and waves of sadness?
9 essentials tips for a true apology
It's often hard enough to get ourselves to apologise, but did you know there are rules to it? To truly mend relationships, here are some tips.
Why self-depreciating humour will bite you in the ass
I'm the queen of self-depreciating humour. I like how it eases every mood and keeps me humble. Do my jokes keep me in check, or should I check them?
6 secrets to dealing with negative people
It's not always possible to cut negative people out of our lives, and neither do we always want to. Is there a way to manage our emotions more effectively?
Overcoming loneliness and strengthening relationships
There's always been a stigma around loneliness. Now more than ever, we should not be ashamed of it. Here are six ways to build our relationships.
Forgiveness is a one-way street
I used to think that in order to forgive someone, they would first have to be sorry.This left me powerless and waiting for people to ask for forgiveness.
Making new friends (for free!) without leaving your home
You're not alone in feeling lonely! A lack of friends might feel dooming, but here are a few ways to meet new people and even growing as a person!
How to stop outsourcing your wellbeing
At the fragile 26 year mark of my life, I finally found what adulthood truly means to me (whether I want it to or not): Stop outsourcing your personal responsibilities and wellbeing That means my career is no longer my employer’s job, my health no longer my GP’s and my happiness no longer my friend’s.... Continue Reading →
Am I at fault here? (or personal accountability after trauma)
When a friend brings up a hurtful behaviour, any defensiveness will result in a lack of trust in the relationship. It's easy to no longer feel safe with them. The "blame" lies with both here if they do not communicate this. Unfortunately, relationships cannot be salvaged by only one person accepting personal criticism. We can... Continue Reading →
Judge people by how they act to people apologising to them
“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” - Dave Barry I am a stubborn gal. Blame it on me being a taurus, but I hold grudges. Treat me badly and show the slightest tint of remorse, and we're good. But refuse to acknowledge my pain, and we're pretty... Continue Reading →