“Being There”: Helping a Loved One Through Difficult Times

We as human beings are unique, and so are the challenges we tackle daily, our dispositions to them, and the extent to which they affect our psyches.

Remind them again that you’re in their corner and that you’ll get through the problem with them. … More “Being There”: Helping a Loved One Through Difficult Times

Signs it’s Time to Dissolve a Friendship

A wise man once said, “if you have five wise friends, not too long you would be sixth. If you have five foolish friends not too long you would be the sixth.” Who are your friends? Sometimes, we tend to have bad friends without knowing or distancing ourselves from such unhealthy relationships. … More Signs it’s Time to Dissolve a Friendship

How to Be a Better Listener

Everyone wants to be listened to, we all want people to acknowledge us when we speak, we want someone who we can tell our problems in order to console us or offer possible solutions. Being a good listener is not just about being attentive to the speaker, rather, it is about putting yourself in the person’s shoe, understanding without judging, showing sympathy without pitying. … More How to Be a Better Listener