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Good Friends

The (Messy) Art of Shedding Relationships for Your Own Evolution

Heather Martin | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

My shedding process was painful, but it was worth it. In the process, you get to redefine your relationship to yourself, what you will allow, what does and doesn't work for you, and what you truly want out of life.

Lindsay Holmes

11 Signs Of A Genuine Friendship

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1967, The Beatles released a song that is still an anthem for all friendships today: I get by with a little help from my friends. As we all know...

My Friend Jack

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Just a couple of days before Jack left us, I went to look at his bluebonnets one more time. They were looking even more fragile and their blue color was even more faded than before. But next spring they will be back again, even more beautiful, strong and resilient, just like my good friend always was and always will be.

4 Keys to Developing and Maintaining Friendships

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

We need friendships in our lives to supplement our existing romantic, marital or family relationships. Yet most adult friendships are based on proximity rather than on a purposeful pursuit.

Women's Friendships: The Forgotten Priority?

Christine Bronstein | Posted 05.13.2013 | Women
Christine Bronstein

It turns out I have some friend circles I need to develop to live a happier, healthier life, and some priorities I need to evaluate. As Shasta Nelson helped me understand in our conversation below, friendships don't "just happen." We have to do the work.

Strong vs. Weak Links

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I gravitate toward certain people. I meet tons of people and usually end up loving most of them, but some pull me in deeper immediately. I get an instant connection that I can't deny or ignore; it doesn't make perfect sense but just happens.

13 Rules to Care and Feed a Friendship

Sally Koslow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sally Koslow

Offer advice and opinions in the sweet spot between innocuous and judgmental.