Friendships

How to Tell If Someone Needs a Friend

Sometimes people just need someone to talk to, someone to trust and confide in, someone to spend time with and talk through their favourite things. Sometimes, we all just need a friend. So how can we tell if somebody needs a friend right now? Here’s six ways. 1) They get stuck on the negative side

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Being Rejected Your Biggest Fear? Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know About It

Rejection is one of those crappy things that everyone has to go through at some point in life. Unless you are currently living a dream where you are going through the universe followed by the word ‘Yes’ everywhere you go, it’s pretty certain that at some point someone somewhere has told you ‘No’. Whether it’s

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10 Ways to be an LGBT+ Ally

Today is all about getting rid of prejudice and spreading the love for everyone! So, we thought we would celebrate by giving everyone a bit of a guide on how to an ally to the community! According to Ditch the Label research, only 43% of young people identify as ‘traditionally straight’ and 76% of people

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How to Talk to Your Mates About Mental Health

It’s World Mental Health Day! We know that talking about yours can be rough and pretty scary, so we have come up with this quick guide about how to talk to your friends about mental health. Talking to your pals about anything remotely serious can sometimes be a bit of a tall order, especially when

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10 Annoying Things That Only Your Best Friend Gets Away With

There are times in life when your best bud will do something and you’ll sit there and think “if anyone else did that, I’d be so annoyed right now”. That’s not to say your best friend doesn’t annoy you – that’s probably why they’re your best friend – but somehow they seem to get away

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends At a New School

Starting a new school in September? We got your back. We know starting over somewhere new, whether for exams like GCSEs or A-Levels, or just because you’ve moved away, can be super intimidating. It can be easy to worry that everyone will already know each other, or you simply won’t find your tribe there. That’s

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends at Uni

We know that making friends is hard. You can’t just go up to a kid on the playground and offer to share your KitKat like you could in Primary School. It can be pretty scary to try to make friends as an adult. Now summer is drawing to a pretty rainy conclusion, and it’s time

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Being Alone

Being alone is boring right? With no one to hang out with, you find yourself stuck twiddling your thumbs in your bedroom with nothing to do but catch up on work (*cough* Netflix *cough*). What you may not have discovered yet though is that being alone can be completely and totally amazing. It gives you

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Helping a Friend Who’s Isolated Themselves: 7 Tips

Wondering how to help a lonely friend who has isolated themselves? Sometimes, friends can get wrapped up on what’s going on with them and become a bit distant. It can be hard to know if you should even try to help them, let alone how to help them. Plus, when the nights draw in and

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

It’s a pretty exciting time right about now if you’re finishing school: exams are over, there’s nothing you can do now but wait for results day. You have 6 weeks of uninterrupted adventures, long summer evenings, and quality time with your friends and family before you have to start adult-ing for real or return to

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