5 Habits to Stop Being a People Pleaser

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Why do we say yes to things that we really don’t want to do? A new coworker asked me to go out for some drinks after work one day a few weeks ago. I like her, I enjoy being with her, and I’ve come to consider her a friend. However, my first thought was, “What? … Read more

15 Women’s Group Activity Ideas That Are Fun and Inexpensive

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Whether you’re single or married, have kids or not… there is nothing more therapeutic for the soul than a get together with the girls. It’s the perfect time and place to dish the dirt, vent your frustrations, share your feelings, laugh, cry… without judgement.  These are your people.  Your village.  In this article, I’ll share … Read more

19 Fun Virtual Activities and Ideas for Your Kids

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It’s been just over a year since most of the world shut down and terms such as, “social distancing” and “mask up” became a part of our everyday lives. And as hard as it’s been on us adults… it’s been much harder on our kids. Trust me. Kids are social creatures. They need other children … Read more

15 Social Hobbies to Meet People and Make Connections

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When you think of your childhood friends, a lot of names probably come to mind–and you may even still be in close touch with some of them. You had friends everywhere–at school, on your sports team, at church, in the neighborhood… In fact, up until you reached emerging adulthood, making friends was almost done for … Read more

How to Build the Social Skills Habit (5 Habits to Win The Social Game)

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Most people accept that the world is not a meritocracy. You can have the best credentials and resume in the world and (1) not make partner, (2) not get that promotion, and (3) not even get your foot in the door. It happens routinely, and most of the time we accept it as a result … Read more

7 Ways to Be Less Annoying to Friends and Family

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One of the hardest things to do is take a good look at yourself in the mirror and admit your flaws… not just physical imperfections, but personality glitches.  Think about it. Do you have a tendency to be overbearing?  Are you messy? Maybe you are the queen of guilt trips? Or the king of procrastination? … Read more

12 Steps to Be More Social if You’re a Shy Person

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Let me ask you this: Do you cringe at the thought of going to your first day at a new job, or meeting your partner’s family for the first time, or even when you are obligated to go to a professional seminar where you don’t really know anyone? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, … Read more

How to Be a More Interesting Person: 11 Strategies to Captivate Someone’s Attention

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Being interesting is equally vital as being successful. Gone are the days when being busy to cultivate hobbies is considered a badge of honor. At present, people are more willing to listen to what you have to say when you have a “life.” It shows that you’ve got a balanced personality. Furthermore, being an interesting … Read more

15 Warning Signs You’re Dealing with a Toxic Person

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Learn the signs of a toxic person and the effective ways to deal with a toxic person in a relationship, in your family, and in the workplace.

Are there toxic people in your life? Perhaps you’ve experienced having that one fake friend who, when things are going well with your life, makes you feel like you’re still not good enough by pointing out your flaws instead affirming your success (for instance, someone who has a perpetual “crabs in a bucket mentality”). Or … Read more

How to Deal With Negative People: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Do you ever feel distressed after being around other people? This might be because the people you are with have negative attitudes. Human happiness largely depends on the quality of relationships because we are chiefly social creatures. In fact, there is evidence of our social nature everywhere. Why do you think falling in love is … Read more