Category Archives: Vulnerability

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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Shasta’s Sharing Questions for Group Get-Togethers

This month, in GirlFriendCircles we’re teaching “How to Plan a Meaningful Gathering” because we all know that there is a BIG difference between entertaining vs. engaging. Why We Need Sharing Questions What we don’t want are more stressful or small-talk … Continue reading

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The Act of Vulnerability That No One Talks About

When we think of vulnerability, we all too often think of sharing our insecurities, anxiety, and stories of shame. But that type of sharing is only one out of the 5 ways to be vulnerable with others. It’s certainly important … Continue reading

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How to Say “Not Interested” Nicely?

I’m often asked “What do I do if someone wants more of a friendship with me than I want with them?” Or, “How can I tell someone, without hurting their feelings, that I’m not interested in spending more time with … Continue reading

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How Do YOU Feel Loved?

Do you know what it feels like to feel loved? Most of us are familiar with the 5 Love Languages–acts of service, words of affirmation, physical touch, gift giving, and quality time– as different methods of communicating love with others; … Continue reading

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