Courage

ten ways to have more friends

Friendship is a word that is laden with so much angst. It is one part of our life that be completely BRUTIFUL. Many parts beautiful and so much brutal. Conflict, unmet expectations, loneliness, and cliques. Lately, I have been reflecting on what friendship means as I step into my forties and changes are afoot. TEN Read more about ten ways to have more friends[…]

Fighting Fair

Finding the bigger picture: how to fight fair.

One of the hardest things to do in the midst of intense conflict is to find the bigger picture. Albeit difficult, those who have the capacity to find perspective in the midst of confusion, misunderstanding and difficulty are the ones who end up with satisfying relationships. Those who can’t find the bigger picture, go around the Read more about Finding the bigger picture: how to fight fair.[…]

friends

How to disagree with friends well.

I really struggle to disagree with people. I have differences of opinions often and I am not shy to speak my mind but I always walk away shaking. I really don’t like having hard conversations with people. At the same time though, I am also completely convinced that authenticity and honesty go hand in hand, so Read more about How to disagree with friends well.[…]

laughter

Make her laugh…

  Today I wrote a new piece on kinwomen.com “Make her laugh…it might just change everything”. “Our hearts were not designed to be overwhelmed by a tide of words that pull down and tear apart. Our souls were not created with a tenacity to overcome the bitterness and severity of opinions that are so freely shared. Read more about Make her laugh…[…]