friendship

8 Signs of Toxic Friends and How to Relate To Them

By | 2017-04-24T21:54:00+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

We meet people every day. Real friendships make your days brighter. However, some relationships can leave you feeling drained. Everyone thrives on healthy relationships. Consequently, it's important to know when you're in one that's not. So, how would you recognize toxic friends? More importantly, how would you relate to them? Types of Toxic Friends Ideally, everyone would accept everyone else. However, it's important to set up boundaries and steer clear

Signs You Are Dealing With a Hypocrite

By | 2017-03-27T16:37:33+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

It’s easy for us to brush things under the rug when a friend or colleague says something hypocritical. Often it’s something not important and it’s easier to ignore it than bring it up. But it’s important to be able to identify when someone is being a hypocrite. Whether that’s to point it out to them or to walk away entirely. Below are some key indicators that should help show up

To Love a Highly Sensitive Person, There are a Few Things you Should Know

By | 2017-03-18T12:22:48+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Loving a highly sensitive person is not always easy, but it’s not a curse. You have to understand their unique beauty and emotions. I am a highly sensitive person, and I love one too. Boy, is our relationship a whirlwind sometimes. On the other hand, it can be the most passionate and loving experience, filled with sensual adventures…ahem. Well, enough about that. When I talk about sensitive, I don’t mean

Seven Types of Love According to Ancient Greeks

By | 2017-03-09T21:37:51+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Love is a term that comes in a million shades. It has been a matter of many debates throughout the history. Ancient philosophers liked to examine and classify human emotions, especially the most intimate ones. Love, we can say, moves the world by influencing the development of civilization, art, wars and history. We know that there are countless distinct varieties of love. Inside every love rests an entire universe of

7 Reasons Why Being Real is More Important than Being Nice

By | 2017-02-02T21:48:49+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

  I’d like to preface this article by briefly pointing out what I mean by being real. Being real is not the same thing as being cruel or malicious. Criticizing people, insulting them, and pointing out their failures for sport is not being real, it's being abusive. Being real is about taking the time and making the effort to be genuine with people, and it can make a big difference

Anxiety in Relationships: 7 Things We Want Our Loved Ones to Know

By | 2017-01-16T22:02:13+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety in relationships is hell. There are 7 things I want my loved ones to know and understand about my illness. For me, anxiety in relationships is common. I am almost impossible to live with, ask anyone in my family and the response will be interesting. It’s not that I enjoy being angry, frustrated and impossible, it’s just my reaction to the chemicals racing through my brain, the weather, my

8 Things that Happen when You Stop Being Afraid of Being Yourself

By | 2017-01-14T17:43:40+00:00 January 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Being yourself is about being honest with yourself and other people. Being afraid of being yourself means that your life doesn’t align with your true needs. When you stop being afraid of being yourself, your internal and external reality transforms: 1. You accept yourself When you stop being afraid of being yourself, you stop trying to hide aspects of yourself for which you feel irrational shame. You accept yourself as a

10 Ways Old Souls Love Differently

By | 2017-01-02T20:59:57+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Old souls seem to have an innate maturity. They go through life as if their eyes had seen a lot more than their years on this planet would permit. Old souls understand that there's more to life than what X is wearing or who Y is dating. They realize there's more to life than how much money you’ve got in your bank account and what car you're driving. An old

7 Signs It’s Time to End a Friendship

By | 2016-12-31T15:08:17+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel the need to just end a friendship? Sometimes certain friendships can be extremely toxic to your life. They end up bringing the worst out of you, or worse, they just add to your problems. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been friends with someone if they aren’t good for you, it’s time that they leave your life. Below are signs that you might need to end a

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