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5 Ways to Help a Friend With Low Self-Esteem

By Kayla Matthews   /     Oct 13, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

Self-esteem is the way we regard ourselves. We can be proud of our accomplishments or actions and have positive self-esteem, or we can beat ourselves up mentally for some perceived fault or failing and exhibit negative self-esteem. Most of us know what to do when we experience low self-esteem. We engage in some reliable pick-me-up […]

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5 Ways Introverts Can Navigate Small Talk

By Kayla Matthews   /     Sep 29, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

Small talk is a part of nearly every social and professional occasion. People expect you to engage in conversation, no matter how inane the topic is just to keep everyone from being mired in an uncomfortable silence. No matter what they might say, very few people genuinely like small talk. Even most extroverts dislike it. […]

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How To Be More Empathetic In Any Relationship

By Kayla Matthews   /     Apr 27, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

Humans are wired to be social, and each relationship adds an enriching layer to life as people learn more about each other, from what brings joy to what brings sorrow. To learn how to be more empathetic, consider the metaphor of putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. Envision yourself walking their path in daily life, […]

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Relationships and Social Media: Everything You Wanted To Know

By Kayla Matthews   /     Feb 24, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

Making your relationship Facebook official has become almost important as becoming official offline. If it’s not online, it didn’t really happen, right? Then, there’s the obligatory six-month, one-year and happy birthday posts complete with cute pictures and sappy sentiments. Maybe there’s even a one-month, two-month or three-month status update if you really like anniversaries. Don’t […]

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The Super Simple Talk That Could Improve Your Relationship

By Kayla Matthews   /     Nov 11, 2016  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

In a relationship, especially a marriage, couples need to learn what works to make each other happy. Marriages and relationships of all kinds require you to compromise; a give and take that isn’t always a 50/50 split. Surprisingly, something as simple as sharing housework can make a huge difference in how happy you are in […]

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