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How To Make A Long Distance Relationship Work For You

How to Make A Long Distance Relationship Work For You Okay... I get it. The phrase “long-distance” is one that holds many negative stereotypes when it comes to relationships. It's scary, I know. Time away from your significant other can be really challenging. However, it’s not all infrequent phone calls and tissue boxes. When you are forced to spend time away from your partner, you are granted a period to really reflect upon the value that your relationship adds to your life. While you are away from one another, you have ample time to talk and continue to learn more about one another than you would have when relaxing and watching Netflix. You are even granted more time to fully involve yourself in your interests and passions. Even though this all may sound great, it only is if yo...

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Why Are You Friends With Your Friends?

Why Are You Friends With Your Friends? From time and time again, I have witnessed so many of my loved ones be pulled down by those who they consider are their closest friends. We all have to admit to ourselves that this has happened to us at some point in our lives. It is so easy to be blinded by the fact that, as humans, we crave closeness with others. But when that relationship becomes unrewarding, we must learn when to walk away. Whether the friend we thought we could confide in is not as trustworthy as we thought, provides little to no emotional support, or there is a total lack of respect, we deserve better.  Science agrees! In a 2014 study conducted by UCLA (go bruins!), they suggested that a relationship that brings one stress and anxiety can actually cause your immun...

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