relationships

How To Forgive Someone Who Has Wronged You

When somebody wrongs you — either by accident or on purpose — it can be hard to get over it. You may never be able to reconcile with the wrongdoer, but forgiveness is divine and it gives you a chance to be a better person. Here are some ways you can work toward forgiving.


When Someone Owes You Cash, Consider What Else They Can Offer

You have to be careful when lending money, even to close friends. If you’ve loaned money to someone in your life, and they’re struggling to pay you back, consider asking for a valuable favour instead.


Combat 'Beard Burn' From Kissing With Aloe

Beards are awesome, but they can cause skin irritation for anyone you get close to. This side effect is often called “beard burn”, and usually shows up on the sensitive skin around you or your partner’s mouth. Save everyone involved from beard burn by moisturising with a little aloe.


Use Empathy To Learn From Your Critics (And Make Them Go Away)

Criticism can be tough to handle. Instead of fuelling the fire with an argument, focus on learning from your critics and using empathy to take the edge off a critique.


Admitting You And The Boss Don't Get Along Might Improve Your Job

Sometimes you just don’t get along with your boss. It may be you, it may be the supervisor, but either way, you aren’t compatible. A recent study says you admitting that fact to each other may improve your job performance.


How To Get Along With Your Ex After A Breakup

Learning to get along with an ex can be necessary for mutual friends, children or professional reasons. It’s not easy, but there are some things you can do to more smoothly transition from a breakup to being friends — or civil, at the very least.


The Best Breakup Advice No One Ever Listens To

Are you about to break up with someone? Or worried you’ll be on the receiving end? Modern philosopher Alain de Botton’s Youtube channel, The School of Life, has gone through some of the typical relationship death throes before settling on one major tip that benefits those who mightn’t have seen it coming: Be a dick.


Reconnect With An Old Friend By Sharing Things You've Learned

It can be equal parts interesting and awkward to run into a close friend that you lost touch with. In order to reconnect on a deeper level, avoid the general questions about your lives and ask more about what they have learned since you last spoke.


Do You Have A Best Friend At Work?

Many of us keep our work and personal lives separate; we might have acquaintances at work, but we probably don’t have close friendships. However, at least one psychologist says that having a close friendship at work can make us more productive.


How To Have A Happy Holiday Living Far From Family

We grow up celebrating Christmas with our families, but it becomes much more difficult to do so after we move away. After living away from my family for five years, I’ve learnt that you can still celebrate Christmas by connecting with your new friends and reconnecting with your family.