By Anthea Levi It’s no relationship secret that having friends in common can improve a couple’s bond. But what if your social
I was a first time mother-to-be, nearing 40. I’d already had two miscarriages and I wasn’t getting any younger and I could
We have once again begun to watch football together, but with much greater empathy for the players. He no longer cheers for big hits and he is actually concerned for the affected players' well-being. He looks the very next day to see if the perpetrator got fined and shares it with me.
Granny's got a gun.
We are living in times where we are more accessible than ever before. So in an age where we have access to our friends, families, strangers, celebrities and so on at the touch of a button on a device that fits into the palm of our hand, how are there lonely people?
Reflecting on this week, two things come to mind -- light and love. Crisis has an unfortunate way of bonding people together, and our bond was forged not just through shared experience but a deep care and love for one another. In the face of this tragedy, I saw the very best.
I've bolted from everything from hot yoga to high school (I think I lasted about four weeks in the 9th grade), to being held against my own will in a creepy old drunk mans car when I was a girl (actually, the police helped that one.
It's easy to spot the deep tan that marks someone recently returned from vacation. But the most important and long-lasting effect of travel may be one of the least visible. Books like Eat, Pray, Love and Wild have become international bestsellers by describing it: that sense of renewal, satisfaction, and well-being that can come from "getting away from it all."
Why oh why, when we leave our kid with friends, grandparents or other relatives, do they often tell us what deep down we'd rather not hear? I mean, sure on the one hand we're relieved to hear that those who were doing us the favour of watching our kids, didn't end up having to deal with a gigantic tantrum.
Ready to turn more in-person situations into opportunities to bond with unexpected allies and others? Make some simple changes in how you dress, move, speak or optimize the settings in which you meet.