Tag Archive for: friendship

Friendship Bracelets and the Longing to Belong

By: Sharon Cooper

Friendship bracelets are back! Cheap, colourful beads, some with letters, all tied with elastic string, has flooded society once again. Read more

The Art of Conversation: Are You an Illuminator or a Diminisher?

By: Brian Harris

I recently watched a YouTube talk in which David Brooks discusses his new book How to Know a Person – which explores listening to and seeing others well. Read more

Creating Safe Neighbourhoods Starts With a Single Word

By: Georgia Free

When I was a child, I remember spending my weekends playing in the street, from dawn until dusk, knowing that if I needed anything I could run across the road to Penny and Phil – my neighbours- turned-adopted grandparents. Read more

This Simple Act Can Really Make Your Life Count

By: Sheridan Voysey

One day in 2011, Emily Kenward was walking down Lavender Street in Brighton, UK. She’d walked this street many times before, but now saw it with fresh eyes. Read more

Building a Sisterhood for Women to Support Each Other

By: Michelle Nortje

We know that women’s mental health can be impacted by several risk factors to health, such as hormonal fluctuations, lifestyle choices, genetics, and body image, to name a few. Read more

How to Build a Strong Support Network: 3 Keys

By: Lauren Chee

I have been preparing for a major life transition into parenthood, and part of my preparation has involved reflecting on my support network. Read more

Check In With Others to Show Your Support

By: Valerie Ling

A couple of years ago I attended a conference about support for first responders. What really stood out to me was the focus on creating a culture where people check in on one another. Read more

Why Can’t Us Men Tell Each Other How We Feel?

By: Sheridan Voysey

For the last few weeks I’ve been swimming in numbers. Working towards Friendship Lab’s release into the world, we did a survey on adults and friendship. Read more

Friends and Why We Need Them

By: God in 60 Seconds

There is a reason we love television shows and movies that focus on a group of friends. Read more

How to Pray for Your Friends Who Don’t Know Jesus Yet

By: yesHEis

Talking to your friends about Jesus doesn’t have to be complicated. Being creative in the way you talk about Jesus with your friends is great, but sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. Why not pray together?  Read more