Would You Befriend You?

It’s easy to judge others, but when’s the last time you did some self-evaluation to see if you’re showing up when it matters most?

Learning To Let Go

It should come as no surprise that I’m a bit of a perfectionist, I love to win, and I need life to happen on my terms–or else we’re in trouble. So, letting go isn’t exactly my strong suit. *correction* Letting go at an appropriate time isn’t exactly my strong suit. I can let go of…

How to Find Quality Friends

Good friends make you laugh, hold you when you cry, and challenge you to be the best version of yourself, but they also boost your health.  Research shows that quality friendships in your 20s are a solid predictor of living to your 70s, and that poor social support has the same  mortality-risk equivalent as smoking 15…

Making Friends in a New City

Unfortunately, forming new friendships seems to get tougher at every stage in life, and while I feel like I’m in a better place now, it was a rough adjustment. I’m still in a process of establishing relationships in my new state, but here are my best tips for getting started in making friends.

True Friends: What They Look Like

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a good friend. It’s easy to go through the motions of daily life and forget to put any real effort into keeping friendships healthy and thriving. Recently I was telling a story to someone and they got visibly excited over my news (which…