A Blog by Fabriq
Communal by Nature
Sharpen your social skills — articles on relationships, community, and belonging to optimize your social health.
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.
From the fabulous folks in your outer circle to the chosen family in your inner circle, your health and happiness thrive with community.
Whether you’ve known each other since preschool or only met a month ago, true friends are priceless and great relationships deserve celebration.
If you’re looking to high-jump your own social roadblocks, what we learned provides fresh perspective on what’s holding most of us back from becoming closer to our friends.
Why do we put so much effort into staying busy, and so little time into nurturing our most important relationships?
Whether you live in a small apartment or you’re hosting a dinner party at a restaurant, use these tips for meaningful hang time with friends.
Resist the urge to recoil from discomfort in your life and watch the magic happen. Learn how to lean into loneliness and embrace new opportunities to grow.
If you’re looking to show people you care and strengthen your connections, you’ve gotta amp up your active and empathetic listening skills.
With Brené Brown’s new special at the top of our Netflix queues, we revisit her TEDTalk on vulnerability and how it leads to genuine connection.
With our busy lives, letting new people in often ranks low on our list of priorities. But what happens when we take a chance on someone? Sometimes… magic.
Whether it’s a moment of total disconnection in a crowd of friends or absolute bliss when on your own, your sense of loneliness is not entirely based on the presence of others.
Cultivating a healthy relationship involves honoring your personal needs first. Learn how to set boundaries in just about any relationship.
Just like quality time with friends, reading can help your mental and social health.
A close inner circle of friends is scientifically proven to make you a happier and healthier human being.