Francesca F.

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About Francesca F.

Francesca is a freelance writer currently studying a degree in Law and Philosophy. She has written for several blogs in a range of subjects across Lifestyle, Relationships, and Health and Fitness. Her main pursuits are learning new innovative ways of keeping fit and healthy, as well as broadening her knowledge in as many areas as possible in order to achieve success.

How to Reply to a Compliment When You Are an Introvert Who Hates Praise

By |2018-11-10T20:35:17+00:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Career, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement, Social life|Tags: , , , , , |

When praise makes you cringe, it can be really hard to know how to reply to a compliment without coming across as awkward or rude. Knowing how to reply to a compliment properly is a great tool in your personal and professional life. Proper receipt of compliments shows that you know you are good at your job without seeming over-confident. The trick is to receive a compliment graciously without seeming uncomfortable or overconfident, but this isn’t always easy… especially for introverts. What’s the deal with

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5 Possible Reasons for Feeling Insecure in a Relationship and How to Stop

By |2018-10-29T18:40:17+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Feeling insecure in a relationship is natural, but it’s important to know when it’s too much and how to stop. A little insecurity is normal, and everyone feels it some time, but feeling insecure in a relationship is a little different.  It can cause unnecessary problems and can make it seem like problems are much worse than they are. In the same way, it can exacerbate problems which may already exist as the cause of the insecurity originally. This can lead to a vicious cycle.

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7 Signs You Have Separation Anxiety, What Causes It and How to Overcome It

By |2018-10-20T09:12:15+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Separation anxiety is most commonly found in infants and toddlers and typically manifests itself in distress about being away from home or close caregivers. Most children grow out of this by the age of three, but it can develop later in life to cause significant problems when leaving to go to school or work. Separation anxiety in adults can seriously impact your day-to-day life, as things as simple as leaving the house can become difficult. What causes separation anxiety? There is no one cause for

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8 Things Only A Highly Sensitive Person In Love Will Understand

By |2018-10-19T20:24:05+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

If you are a highly sensitive person in love, there are a few things you will understand better than most and need others to understand too. Highly sensitive people experience the world differently. They see subtle changes in the environment in behavior much more quickly than most and process information much quicker. This allows them to attune themselves to the thoughts and feelings of others, sometimes without meaning to. This can leave them feeling vulnerable and exhausted from the over-processing of information. So how does

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5 Interpersonal Communication Skills That Will Help You Succeed In Life

By |2018-10-15T20:59:10+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Career, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement, Success & Money|Tags: , , , , , |

Interpersonal communication skills are essential in creating success, and they’re so simple to learn. What are interpersonal communication skills? ‘Interpersonal communication skills’ is another way of saying ‘people skills’. In other words, they are the skills that we use every day when interacting with others. We use them in communication, collaboration and coordination, and a lot of the time we don’t even notice. The fact we don’t notice them makes it difficult to notice when they may not be very strong, but we always notice when

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Are You Feeling Trapped in a Relationship? Why it Happens and What to Do

By |2018-10-06T20:01:11+00:00October 6th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Feeling trapped in a relationship is more common than you think. Relationships can be tricky, especially long-term relationships. People change over time and so does the relationship. Some changes, however, can lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship they once loved. There are a number of reasons that lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship, and they aren’t always so obvious. It can be something specific or a combination of reasons why the relationship has become suffocating for one or the other. We

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Family (and Why It’s Important)

By |2018-09-24T20:06:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

Quality time with family is more important now than ever. We are constantly worried about work, focussed on technology and busy with everyday life, and quality time with family can be something we overlook.  It can be easy to forget the importance of spending one on one time with those closest to you. Spending time with family has been shown to be beneficial for both children and parents, but the truth is that there is a difference between spending time with family and spending quality

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What Is a Love-Hate Relationship and How to Find If You Are In One

By |2018-05-03T20:11:40+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

If you’re in a love-hate relationship, you will probably identify with some or all of the following signs. Although the words ‘love’ and ‘hate’ don’t seem like they should both be used to describe a relationship, sometimes it’s just the perfect description. A love-hate relationship can be intense. It can swing from being better than the best when things are good, then swing to a powerful aversion to your partner that makes you question the relationship entirely. From tender affection to unkind words, love-hate relationships

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