Small Talk Topics: Conversation Starters for Any Occasion


When it comes to making small talk, it can sometimes feel like a daunting task. You might feel like you don't know what to say or worry that you'll come across as awkward. However, small talk is an important part of building relationships and connecting with others. By learning a few key topics to discuss, you can feel more confident in your ability to make conversation with anyone. Understanding Small Talk Small talk is an essential aspect of social interaction and can help you build rapport with others. It involves casual conversations that are not meant to be deep or [...]

Small Talk Topics: Conversation Starters for Any Occasion2024-04-18T16:56:26+10:00

Letting Go of a Friendship: When It’s Time to Move On


Letting go of a friendship can be a difficult and emotional process. Perhaps you've grown apart from someone you used to be close with, or maybe there was a falling out that caused irreparable damage to the relationship. Whatever the reason, ending a friendship can be just as painful as ending a romantic relationship. But, sometimes it's necessary for your own well-being and personal growth. Recognising when to let go Sometimes, friendships can be difficult to maintain. As you grow and change, so do your friends. And sometimes, you may find that you've grown apart. It can be challenging to [...]

Letting Go of a Friendship: When It’s Time to Move On2024-04-11T13:13:53+10:00

The many ways friendships change and evolve in adulthood


As you grow older, you may notice that your friendships change in adulthood. The people you once considered your good friends may not be as present in your life as they once were, or you may find yourself making new friends with different interests and priorities. These changes are a natural part of adult life, and understanding them can help you navigate your social relationships more effectively Why friendships change One reason why friendships change in adulthood is due to the demands of work and family life. As you establish your career and start a family, you may have less time and energy to devote to socializing. Your friends may [...]

The many ways friendships change and evolve in adulthood2024-04-07T12:19:00+10:00

7+ Ways To Ditch Overindulgence during the holidays


As you enter the age of overindulgence, it's crucial to approach any holiday season with mindful consideration of your eating habits and overall well-being. For many, this time of year often brings about a plethora of tempting treats and traditional dishes that can lead to weight gain and negative emotions if not managed properly. However, with a few small changes and assertive care, you can enjoy the festivities while still prioritizing your health goals. Here are some strategies to help you navigate holiday meals with confidence. Mindful Eating Instead of mindlessly indulging in every holiday treat that crosses your path, [...]

7+ Ways To Ditch Overindulgence during the holidays2024-04-02T06:41:50+11:00

Gift exchange ideas to share with friends these holidays


To host a successful gift exchange among friends, a few key decisions must be made simultaneously. First and foremost, establishing a budget is crucial, as it sets the tone for the exchange and ensures inclusivity among participants. It's equally important to determine who will be participating, as this can sometimes influence the spending limit and overall dynamics of the exchange. Additionally, considering the preferences and parameters set by the participants can shape the scope and scale of the event. With these foundational elements in place, the exciting discussion about gift exchange ideas for friends can begin, igniting creativity and anticipation among participants. [...]

Gift exchange ideas to share with friends these holidays2024-03-24T16:02:04+11:00

Apps to help you find and make more mom friends


Looking for new mom friends can be a daunting task, especially if you're a first-time mom or new to an area. Thankfully, technology has made connecting with other moms in your local area easier than ever. With the rise of social networking apps, several apps are designed specifically to help moms find and connect with other moms nearby. And there are many reasons why you might want some new friends: Your stage of life changes and you become a stay-at-home mom or single mama You move to or travel to a new city Your friend group changes You simply want some new friends Discovering the Best Apps for New Mom Friends As a new mom, [...]

Apps to help you find and make more mom friends2024-04-08T12:57:22+10:00

26 different kinds of friends we all need in life


The kinds of friends you have throughout your life can be so varied. I've put together a list featuring each letter of the alphabet that represents the different types of friends in life. In my social circle of about 10 good friends, I know I can attribute each one of these letters to a friend. And I know which ones I'd pick for myself, but I wonder if my friends would agree?  Do I need different kinds of friends? Different people add different things to your life. They play a variety of different roles and sometimes cater to the different [...]

26 different kinds of friends we all need in life2024-03-11T15:43:03+11:00

Why setting easy goals is the secret to goal setting success


You don't need to wait to set new year's resolutions to start on a new goal. And it's ok if you choose an easy goal. After all, easy goals can lay the groundwork for the more challenging ones. And, not all goals need to take months or years to accomplish. Some can be done in a matter of days. And those easy goals can quickly help you gain momentum towards something more significant. Easy goals don’t always start out easy In August last year, I set myself a goal of drinking one litre of water daily.  Sounds pretty easy, right? Wrong. You may be wondering why I set [...]

Why setting easy goals is the secret to goal setting success2024-03-22T11:34:43+11:00

15+ easy habits you can start building today


Easy habits, simple habits or micro habits. Whatever you want to call them, they can make a big impact on your overall health. Whether you want more or less of something, there are plenty of easy habits to start today. Take these examples of small habits that you can add to your daily routine to lay the groundwork for a more mindful, purposeful, and fulfilling life. These small changes, when practiced consistently, have the power to transform your daily experience, enhance your relationships, and bring you closer to your personal goals. 15+ easy habits you can start building today 1. [...]

15+ easy habits you can start building today2024-03-22T11:33:31+11:00

How different types of goals help you achieve success


I've done a lot of work on goal setting lately. And I've discovered there are a few different types of goals. And the type of goal can be broken down to make sure your goals are a success. So, there are a few different ways to classify goals. And I like to break them into two main categories, then break those down further based on a timeframe. The first goal types are bucket list goals and habit goals. The second type is long-term goals and short-term goals. Bucket List vs. Habit Goals Bucket list goals are the ones that you want to check [...]

How different types of goals help you achieve success2024-03-22T11:36:24+11:00

What to do when mom friends exclude you from the group


Having mom friends can make navigating motherhood a much easier and enjoyable experience. Filling you with shared laughter, support during tough times, and cherished memories. Yet, when your new friends or your close group of mom friends leave you out, it hurts. Feeling excluded by people you thought understood you can be difficult and upsetting.  Let's take a look at some strategies for handling situations where you might be the excluded mom or a friend is shut out of a mom group. And what you can do to navigate this personal experience. Signs of Exclusion The signs of exclusion in any social circle can manifest in various subtle yet hurtful ways. It [...]

What to do when mom friends exclude you from the group2024-04-08T12:59:44+10:00

How to make and keep friends as a young adult


Being a young adult can make finding (and keeping) friends challenging. Everyone you know will be in a different life stage. Whether you've just finished school, still studying, started working, or become a parent, building real connections is important.  The good news is there are lots of tips and helpful advice to help you make friends that stick around, no matter what life throws at you. Why making friends matters During the transformative phase of young adulthood, building a supportive network of friends that provide companionship, understanding, and a sense of belonging can help you navigate the challenges and uncertainties [...]

How to make and keep friends as a young adult2024-04-18T16:55:18+10:00

Why you should change your goals to achieve them and how


Can you say that you are completely satisfied with the way you are working towards your goals? Hopefully, continuing to strive for the goals that you’ve set is bringing you joy and filling you with purpose. But, maybe it’s not. Maybe you feel a bit lost and unsure. Perhaps you were being too ambitious when you first started setting goals. Or maybe your life has changed in a way that you didn’t expect, like losing your job or having a breakup. Sometimes we just have to yell pivot like we’re in a 90s sitcom and start in a new direction. via [...]

Why you should change your goals to achieve them and how2024-01-11T13:39:46+11:00

Developing a positive attitude for goals to achieve success


Developing a confident attitude toward goals can set you up for success right from the beginning. Whether you’re looking to advance your career, improve your health, or be more relaxed, developing a positive mental attitude toward goals can give you better outcomes and greater chances of success. A positive attitude is not just forcing a smile through gritted teeth in the hopes of feeling better. It is something a lot more profound than that. When we adopt a positive attitude, we are using the power of our mind to remove thoughts and ideas that are no longer helping us to [...]

Developing a positive attitude for goals to achieve success2023-11-30T14:46:02+11:00
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