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Judging Friends

Try It: Train Your Brain To Judge Less

Kripalu | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

I've learned that the less I think my thoughts define who I am, the more I expand into the truth of my being. As I unstick me from my thoughts -- which is sometimes tender-painful, like peeling bare thighs off a hot seat in summer -- then the mean-girl stuff just floats away.

Can That Friendship Be Salvaged?

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 01.07.2012 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

When we label a person, we are buying in to a fear-based belief system that people are inherently one thing: unhealthy or healthy, bad or good, toxic or non-toxic.

4 Consequences to Labeling a Friend 'Toxic'

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 11.27.2011 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Do a google search with two words that by definition shouldn't be in the same sentence, "avoid" and "friend," and you'll get a list of 409,000,000 articles helping you figure out which friends to drop.

Her friends say they're "just not that into him"

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, Our best friend has been seeing this guy. She's really into him so she wanted us to spend some time together to get to know ...

Once Best Friends: Can this friendship survive?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, I've had the same best friend for more than 20 years. We were so close that we even have matching tattoos. We don't live near each oth...