A Blog by Fabriq
Communal by Nature
Sharpen your social skills — articles on relationships, community, and belonging to optimize your social health.
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.
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.