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Friendship September 2011 Archive

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Blowing Off a Friend

Friday September 30, 2011
I've mentioned before that I just don't get people who blow off their friends. Can't you call at a reasonable time in advance to say you can't make it? Can't ... Read More

Introversion Is Not About Shyness

Thursday September 29, 2011
I got a couple of notes from people after I posted about my experience as an introvert when it came to meeting a group of people for lunch. I loved ... Read More

Someone to Call You on Your Stuff

Wednesday September 28, 2011
Years ago a friend of mine told me that she liked it that I was around to "call her on her stuff." What she meant was that I was the ... Read More

Interview With Shasta Nelson, Founder of GirlFriendCircles

Tuesday September 27, 2011
Since we're rounding out Women's Friendship Month, I wanted you all to meet Shasta Nelson. She's a relationship strategist, pastor, life coach, and founder of GirlFriendCircles.com, which is in 35 ... Read More

When Introverts Meet With People

Monday September 26, 2011
Every once in a while someone asks me about introverts, and how different they (we) are when it comes to meeting new people. Well here's a perfect example I ... Read More

Aaron Rodgers Bromantic Feelings Toward Brian Urlacher

Sunday September 25, 2011
I've mentioned a time or two that I'm a huge Packer fan. I put up a Packer tree every year, I watch every game (even during those times when I'm ... Read More

Friendship Bracelet to Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Saturday September 24, 2011
I'm loving this friendship bracelet revival, aren't you? I like the idea of a simple gift to honor a pal that you can trade and make inexpensively. I didn't think ... Read More

Maria Shriver Gets By With a Little Help From Her Friends

Friday September 23, 2011
I can't imagine what it must be like to get a divorce after twenty-five years of marriage, like Maria Shriver did this year from Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just that, but ... Read More

Everyone Appreciates a Positive Friendship, Even Keith Richards

Thursday September 22, 2011
How much do we love Keith Richards? Seriously, he's a legend. Now the 67-year old is writing an autobiography, and one of the revelations he's come to in the process ... Read More

BFFs Can Ease Stress in Kids

Wednesday September 21, 2011
So often we hear about friends as a negative influence for kids. Things like: drugs, sex, violence, peer pressure... and yet, here's a study that shows something positive about best ... Read More

International People Skills Month

Tuesday September 20, 2011
Did you know September was International People Skills Month? I can't think of a better time to brush up on things like small talk and getting along with people. People ... Read More

When To Leave a Friendship Behind

Monday September 19, 2011
One of the most common things people ask me about friendship is when they should keep trying with someone, or move on. It can be difficult to leave a friend ... Read More

Why Not Spend National Cheeseburger Day With a Pal?

Sunday September 18, 2011
It's National Cheeseburger Day, and one thing I love about "cheesy" days like this is that it gives you an excuse to get together with your friends. As if you ... Read More

How Positive Are Your Friends?

Saturday September 17, 2011
I tend to be a positive person, so it would stand to reason that I like to have other positive folks around me. Don't get me wrong, there are times ... Read More

Finding Friends Who Are a Good Influence

Friday September 16, 2011
When we think of people who are a "good influence" in our lives, the first thing that comes to mind is probably teens. We want our kids to hang out ... Read More

Being Desperate for Friends

Thursday September 15, 2011
We often attribute the term "being desperate" to someone who will do anything for a date. But romantic relationships aren't the only ones who fall into this category. Someone can ... Read More

Calling All Best Friends!

Wednesday September 14, 2011
Do you have a best friend? A BFF? A bestie? You know, I haven't always had one of these in my life. When I was younger, I didn't choose friends ... Read More

Who Is Your Work Friend?

Tuesday September 13, 2011
Friendships, like any relationship, sometime suffers from differing opinions on labels. When one person labels their relationship as "close," another may call it "casual." One friend may call the other ... Read More

National Boss/Employee Exchange Day

Monday September 12, 2011
Would you like to be in your boss' shoes for a day? Or how about your boss being in yours? We always think the grass is greener on the other ... Read More

Pets Help Us Socially

Sunday September 11, 2011
You don't have to convince me that pets are a good thing. I've outlined how dogs not only help us meet new people but also give us an instant outlet ... Read More

When Your Friends Like You Better Fat

Saturday September 10, 2011
We talk a lot about friends who encourage us to exercise and work out, but what about those that actually like us fat? As I've mentioned before, some friends just ... Read More

When Your Friend Wrecks Your Stuff

Friday September 9, 2011
We've all been there... we loan a friend something of ours, and -- oops -- it gets wrecked. I caught an article on Field and Stream that talked about a ... Read More

What Dogs Can Teach You About Friendship

Thursday September 8, 2011
Are you a dog or cat person? It's funny that people ask that, because there are times when people honestly just like pets in general. I suppose it's true that ... Read More

Do Your Friends Lie to You?

Wednesday September 7, 2011
Have you ever had a friend just totally and completely lie to you? Perhaps you found out that they were lying about going somewhere without you, or maybe they even ... Read More

International Enthusiasm Week

Tuesday September 6, 2011
What are you enthused about? September 1-10th is International Enthusiasm Week, so I think it's a great time to get excited about the good friends in your life. If you've ... Read More

Best Way to Win an Argument

Monday September 5, 2011
Did you ever have an argument with someone where you just knew you were right? We've all been there, right? Our friend is so wrong, they don't even know how ... Read More

How Diverse Are Your Friends?

Sunday September 4, 2011
I have a pretty big variety of people in my life, and it pretty much was that way from the beginning. I grew up in a neighborhood that had a ... Read More

Conflict Resolution Helps With Friends in Business

Saturday September 3, 2011
Do you work with your friend? It can be a very challenging situation if you don't work out your issues quickly and gingerly. I caught an MSN article that talked ... Read More

Labor Day Celebrations With Friends

Friday September 2, 2011
Do you get sad or happy at the onset of Labor Day? Some of my friends feel like it's signifies the end of something, but to me it's a positive ... Read More

National Women’s Friendship Month

Thursday September 1, 2011
September is National Women's Friendship Month. Did you know that? It was started over ten years ago as a single day by the Kappa Delta Sorority. It became so popular ... Read More

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