We all want to be happy and to feel good so I’ve got a fun exercise that will put a smile on your face and will brighten not only your day but will uplift a friend as well. Are you intrigued? It’s an exercise in gratitude and celebration! Living a happy and empowered life that is rich and fulfilling can’t be done alone. It’s our connection to others that gives life it’s richness and adds meaning to our precious time on earth.
My daughter is in her first year of high school and navigating the world of girl drama, boyfriends and school dances. As painful as it can be to watch her suffer through some of this, I want her to know a few things that I wish I'd known at her age.
In fifth grade the title of our social studies text book was People Need People. When I consider all the lesson I’ve learned about friendship over the years the title might well have read Girlfriends Need Girlfriends. Because most women are polite and loving they rarely say things that seem like a collective slam on the sisterhood, but the truth will set us all free. And the truth is, at their finest women are nurturing, resilient, warm, brilliant beings that can support each other through anything.
By GalTimer Dana Keller Patricia. Galen. Mary. Cheryl. Myra. Barbara. Kathy. All very, very close friends of mine at one period of time in my life or another to whom I never or rarely speak anymore. I have heard the sayings about some friends being friends for a time and others for a lifetime, but I've never been able to reconcile my heart with my head on that one. That I have somehow managed to lose so many close friends over the years has been a source of pain for me for quite some time.
You're already best buds. But when you look at him, you want something more. So how do you turn that BFF into a BF — and go from gal pal to girlfriend? We asked Galtime Dating Coach Dr. Jenn Oikle, Ph.D. of My Soulmate Solution for some pointers. First up — how do you know if your guy pal may be looking for more?