A Blog by Fabriq
Communal by Nature
Sharpen your social skills — articles on relationships, community, and belonging to optimize your social health.
This year, expect to hear many of your friends and loved ones committing to reduced social media use in 2020. Here’s why you should join the movement and how to do it without the fear of losing touch with the people you care most about in your life.
It’s important to strike a balance between using technology as a helpful social tool and abusing it as a quick social fix to avoid real-life interactions. Digital wellness is a term used to describe how well you strike that balance.
Being honest with yourself about who you’re most invested in is the first step to organizing your friends into circles of closeness.
Set your sights on strong relationships and deeper connections to keep your social health booming. Need help? These conversation-starting questions really do the trick.
Holding hands with your platonic friends can positively influence your overall well-being and deepen your connections, regardless of your gender, culture, or social status.
Self-care and relaxation allows you to enjoy being there for the ones you care about most. Enjoy our favorite alone-in-the-world rituals to recharge your mind, body, and spirit, any time you need it.
Deep connections are the secret to a happy, healthy life, and great friendships are built on a foundation of embracing vulnerability. If it gets awkward, you’re doing something right!
Social wellness means something different to everyone. The one thing we all do have in common is that social connectivity is something we need.
How do you know if you are being inclusive in your social circles, or exclusive? Ask yourself these 5 questions.
You know the importance of exercising your body to keep yourself physically strong, and you might do crossword puzzles or brain teasers to stay mentally fit. But have you given much thought to your social fitness?
Sometimes doors need to close in our friendships, but how do we mend when the dust settles, and we feel drawn to reconnect?
You can’t find happiness with an outside-in approach, it has to originate within you. When you master your inner thoughts, you can feel like an ordinary everyday superhero.
Whether you experience a moment of total disconnection in a crowd of friends or when you’re alone, your sense of “loneliness” is not entirely based on the presence of others.
If you feel like social anxiety is getting in the way of your personal and professional life, it might be worth trying something unconventional to help you work through it.
What exactly is a men’s group and what actually happens in these mysterious meetings? We asked somatic psychotherapist and men’s group facilitator, Jeff Howard, about his experience.