Category Archives: Exercise & Yoga

The ONE Thing More Important than Diet & Exercise

This is the time of year when we are increasingly motivated to stop smoking, cut back on alcohol, try that 30-day-no-sugar diet, commit to some form of a detox, join a gym, or buy a pair of running shoes. If … Continue reading

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Moving and Making New Friends: Embracing the Change

When we want to make new friendships, we’re often dismayed at how challenging it can feel. Katrina Emery, a GFC member who lives in Portland OR, recently interviewed Maggie Chang about how she ended up seeing a move as the … Continue reading

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Dopamine: Relationships are “Supposed To” Give Energy

We keep hearing how good relationships are for us, but what do you do when relationships drain you, scare you, or exhaust you? Or maybe life just feels so blah now that you’re left feeling lethargic, stressed-out, weary, or flat? … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Successfully Making New Friends

I’ve got good news and bad news as I share my 3rd video in our series this week. The good news is that with practice I am getting better:  it’s shorter and I don’t think I use any of the … Continue reading

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Three Biggest Reasons We Need Friends

Hello GirlFriends! is getting ready to re-open on July 19 with a bigger vision and a more beautiful interface! Woohoo! I want to share with you WHY we’re going through all this effort to revision and relaunch our community … Continue reading

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