Resource Toolkit: Friendship Tips

Cultivating a garden takes some dedication and skill, and friendships need this too. One of the big improvements in my 50s and 60s has been more and better friendships. These friendships oil the gearbox of life: lubricating changes and crises which could be...

How valuing friends makes twilight years the happiest

As people grow old they become cantankerous, grumpy and generally unhappy with their lot in life, according to popular portrayal. Far from the Victor Meldrew stereotype, those in their twilight years are actually happier than younger people  because they have learnt...

Maintaining friendships after marriage

Couples are often faced with tension when it comes to friendships outside of their relationship. Conflict can arise when one person has the need to be social and included with others and the other desires alone time and is withdrawn from social events. Understanding...