Archive | September, 2016

Leaving friends behind for the sake of your mental wellbeing

  Our Community Correspondent Marilena Balagianni gives her perspective on friendship and mental wellbeing Friendship means the mutual liking and regard, the spiritual and emotional bond that connects two or more people. Trust, understanding , honesty, similar interests are essential components  of friendships. Friendship is considered something sacred and a very important relationship for most […]

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Friendship is what you give as well as what you get

  At Mind Waves, we support each other. We tell stories, we listen, we share ideas. Officially, it’s called peer support. We just call it being pals. We’ve spoken a lot about how much we appreciate our friends and what they mean to us. But we also talk about how important it is to be […]

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A good friend feels with you

  One of our Community Correspondents summed up friendship as this: “A good friend feels with you: hugs you when you’re sad, laughs when you’re happy and catches you when you fall.” The beauty is that it’s not about doing anything. Often, when a friend is struggling, we want to rush in and fix things. It’s hard […]

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