Friendships

A Super Quick Guide to Planning Your Dream Summer

School’s (almost) out for summer! You know what that means – roughly 6 weeks of barbeques, beaches and all the best memories with your buddies. Whilst it really doesn’t feel long enough right now when you are buried in the last few weeks of the school year, the summer break can be really bloody long.

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10 Situations Festival-Goers Will Know All Too Well

This weekend holds claim to the most famous festival in the world; Glastonbury. But, a long party weekend does not come issue-free. There are plenty of strange situations you may encounter at a festival – some funny, some annoying and some just downright disgusting – so we put together a list of all the weird

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The #ChooseKindness Challenge

Being kind. Whilst it’s something we should try and do more of, it can be pretty difficult at times. Sometimes it can be really scary to show kindness to strangers or people in our lives, and other times it’s something we just forget to do. Nevertheless, we think the world could always do with a

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How to Help a Friend Who…

Sometimes, it can be a bit difficult to know how to be the best friend you can be. When you have a buddy who is going through a tough time, knowing what to say, how to act and how to support them best can be a minefield of potential mishaps and saying the wrong thing

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13 Things to Remember When Your Mate Comes Out to You…

With International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia tomorrow (yeah we know that’s a bit of a mouthful), we thought we would share some important things to remember when a friend comes out to you. Lots of people choose to come out to a trusted mate before going public with a big announcement or telling

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How to Deal with Friends Who Are Bullying You

Let’s destroy the stigma that comes with the word “bullied.” It can happen to anyone, by anyone, anywhere – for any reason. Bullying can be faceless and consequently, you may or may not know you are being bullied. For this reason, being bullied by someone you consider a friend can be a real blind spot for

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Feeling Overwhelmed by the Long Weekend? Here’s a Quick Guide to Setting Some Boundaries

Happy Chocolate Day! The Easter weekend is upon us which means everyone has four days off work and school holidays are in full swing. Whilst it often means eating some yummy food and good films on the telly, it also can bring with it all of the extended family coming over for roast dinners and

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How to Win at Being a Long-Distance Friend

Your pals are important right? They cheer you up when your sad, hang out with you when you’re bored, put you back together after a break up and make you laugh until you cry. However, some of us can be a bit guilty of neglecting out friends from time to time. Life can get away

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How NOT to Lose Friends Online: 6 Tips for Social Media Communication

We have all done it or know someone who has. You’ve been chatting away on social media to a pal, when suddenly they get upset. It seems like it’s out of nowhere, right? In a world where we spend more and more time talking to friends and making plans online rather than in person, it

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7 Tips to Help You Forgive Someone

Forgiving: It’s easier said than done, right? When someone hurts or betrays you, it is natural to feel upset or angry. it’s so hard to let go of such painful feelings – especially if you feel that someone has broken your trust. But take it from us: holding a grudge does nothing to change or

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