#SelfCareFeb Days 19-21: Expand Your Tribe

#SelfCareFeb Days 19-21

A few years ago, I was introduced to the book “Tribes” by Seth Godin. The book is all about people’s tendencies to want to belong to groups, whether they be religious, cultural, or hobby-related. Lot’s of people get stuck in the same “tribes” for years, even after they have long outgrown the people within them and do not share the same ideals and aspirations anymore. This weekend’s #selfcarefeb challenge is to expand your current tribe (or create a new one!) by connecting with like-minded people. Continue reading

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#SelfCareFeb Day 4: Reconnect with a Friend

I hope things are going well with #SelfCareFeb so far! In today’s age of the internet and social media, it is so easy to think that you are actively maintaining your friendships by “liking” pictures and commenting on statuses. But when was the last time that you actually had a conversation with a dear friend? I made some of my best friends in college, but we are scattered all over the world so it can be difficult to stay in touch. Like many of my college friends, I moved to the East Coast (of the United States) after graduation. It was easy to hop on a bus or the train to visit them. Now that I live in the South, I haven’t seen many of my friends for at least 6 months. It can be incredibly lonely to be far away from friends, but it only takes a few minutes to get back in touch so that you can connect with like minds, share what is going on in each others respective lives, and have a good laugh (or twenty good laughs, in the case of my conversations with my friend Ashley!) Here are some tips:

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