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7 Things That Separate True Friends from Fake Ones

By | 2017-06-03T22:19:06+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered if the people you surround yourself with are your true friends? Here are some things to help you know for sure. When we are younger we believe the more friends we have, the more popular we look and ultimately the happier we will be. But as we get older, start working and have busier lives, we realize that actually what is more important is the quality

6 Signs You’re in a Bad Company (Without Even Realizing It)

By | 2017-06-06T14:41:28+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Sometimes we are in a bad company without even realizing it. Being around the wrong people can steal your happiness and hinder your progress. You may find yourself working hard to be a positive and happy person, yet, somehow something keeps dragging you down. Why can’t you seem to get this sense of negativity out of your life? Rather than asking what it could be, it may be time to

Why Gaining Respect Is Better Than Getting Attention

By | 2017-05-15T20:58:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Tags: , |

It seems like today, people seek attention more than anything else. However, respect is much more precious than attention, and here is why. We have a mainstream culture which supports instant gratification, from posting on Instagram only to count your “likes”, to fishing for approval when talking to others around you. Have you ever paid a compliment to a friend just to see if he or she would return the

8 Signs of Toxic Friends and How to Relate To Them

By | 2017-05-16T05:15:10+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

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