How did you plan a trip for so many people? It’s crucial to understand the “art of gathering,” a huge inspiration for both approaching the planning of this trip and the telling of the tale. If you have a big celebration ahead, these are my top 10 tips for how to plan a group trip. … More 10 Tips For Planning a Group Trip Without Losing Your Friends
It may not be what you think. And why they’re essential to our health. Ever since I returned to the beautiful city of Vancouver, I feel nostalgic every time I think about my friends back in California because my female friendships have come a long way. Being friends with the dudes meant keeping distance that … More The Secret to Long-Lasting Female Friendships?
Like many of you, we’ve spent the last year-plus of quarantine dying to hang out with friends. For me, I was rushing back and forth in the hospital but it would nice to have a mental break with my family and friends. However, when it finally came time to socialize again, we quickly realized that … More 40 Things To Do With Friends When You’re Bored — tested and approved!
Down to the wire? Don’t worry, Messycafe’s got your back. For buyers of things everywhere, the last 19 months have been, well, a bit rough. With shipping delays (understatement), cargo ships getting stuck in the Suez Canal, and the sounding of endless alarms to start our holiday shopping early, this shopping season is already shaping … More 20 Last-Minute But Incredibly Thoughtful Gifts For Everyone On Your List
Show of hands for those who value great communication, transparency, and being direct and honest. I’ll go out on a limb and guess that all of you would say yes. Now, keep that hand up if you’re great at all of those things you value: communication, transparency, and honesty. Is your hand still up? Anytime … More How To Have Tough Conversations With Your Friends, Colleagues & Partners
I knew that really showing up for the people I love meant that our conversations must be a place where they felt valued and heard. There is no such thing as a stupid question but there are definitely questions that’s definitely better to ask than others. Questions are super powerful, but figuring out which ones … More How to Ask Better Questions for Great Conversations
Here are some top tips for sleeping like a baby — rest assured. As you mature, the idea of a good night’s sleep can often feel like a distant memory. Between courses, assignments, college, work, parenting, etc., it can really take a toll on one’s sleep cycle. Besides the invention of coffee into our world, … More Desperate for Z’s?
We’ve all felt it: the slight gnawing twinge of discontent that pops up after spending time scrolling through our social media feeds. Call it what you want — envy, jealousy, but there’s no doubt it’s often a result of allowing ourselves to play the comparison game. It can be brought on by someone else getting … More How To Avoid The Comparison Game