Category Archives: Best Friends

How to Deepen the Long-Distance Friendship

Unfortunately, many, if not most, of the people we claim as our best friends don’t live near us. I haven’t seen statistics to back up that claim, but since we’re moving, on average, every 5 years, I think it’s safe … Continue reading

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The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships

We all want friendships, but most of us don’t even know what that means. How Do You Define Friendship? When I ask audiences to define the word I get things like: “Someone you like.” “Someone who makes you laugh.” “Someone … Continue reading

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Two Best Friends Return to Paris to Fulfill a Promise

It’s story-time! This week I am telling you a story with hopes that it inspires you to say yes to something big in the name of friendship…. despite the excuses we all make so easily. Once Upon a Time…. Our … Continue reading

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National Best Friends Day: But I Don’t Have One

Tomorrow, June 8, is widely purported to be National BFF Day. It’s a day where I want to invite those of you with meaningful friendships to celebrate them (call them! give them a shout out on Facebook! write a text … Continue reading

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Amazing Moms Make Time for Friends

What memories do you have of your mom doing things with her friends? Years ago, in a specific friendship workshop I used to lead, I would ask adult women to write down everything they could remember about their moms and … Continue reading

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