After one of my closest friendships unexpectedly ended, I popped my big-girl undies on and employed some grown-up strategies for dealing with relationship grief.
Most of us have different social selves that we embody, based on the environments we find ourselves in. Therefore, one’s interpersonal skills always need fine-tuning. Here’s how.
Earlier in the decade, I was what you’d call a radical leftie, but I’ve been through that phase and come out the other side of it. Now, I write this from my new home, the political centre.
In 2017, I endured death on a very personal scale. What I learned was that all of us should not avoid what we fear, but look it directly in the face.
The harrowing process of ensuring the best possible death for Mum has taught me a few things. Small things matter, as does the standard of available palliative care.