Little Miss Helpful

5 Habits of Radically Helpful People

When our friend is going through a crisis, we want to be helpful but it seems like some people just have more of a knack for it than others.  Here are the 5 most common habits that those radically… Read more

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Lessons Joan Rivers Taught Me

It’s been a rough 30 days in the comedy world, first Robin Williams died and now Joan Rivers. (I have this image of Joan giving Robin a dope slap for ending his life and then Robin giving her the… Read more

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Do Not Feel Your Feelings!

  “The human brain isn’t built to sustain a single feeling over long term.” Dan Gilbert TED Radio Hour How Does Misfortune Affect Long Effect Long-Term Happiness?   “THANK… Read more

What To Say

#14 What to Say When Someone Is Crying

You hate it when someone you care about cries because: A. You feel helpless. B. You say things like “It’ll be OK. Don’t worry” and you feel that sounds stupid. C. The site of tears makes you… Read more

What Not To Say

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Way #7 Don’t say “It’ll be OK”

Do you really know it’ll be OK? When your friend is in pitch-black pit of despair, sobbing, hysterical and very, very scared, we are desperate to make them feel better.  So we say things… Read more