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9 ways to keep your friendships alive – from your phone

This week I read an article titled How to Maintain Friendships. It’s premise was the fact that as we get older it becomes harder to keep our friendships going as we get busier with work, children and other commitments. It mentioned 25 as being the age where we have the most social connections, but thereafter things decline. There are many documented benefits to being socially active and supported, including better health and longevity, so how do we reverse this trend and keep our friendships on track – especially when we don’t have much time?…  Continue reading “9 ways to keep your friendships alive – from your phone”

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8 Random Acts for World Kindness Day

It’s World Kindness Day this week. In a society that offers so many ways to focus on ME it’s good to be reminded to think of others. It’s made me consider some ideas for little random acts of kindness…  Continue reading “8 Random Acts for World Kindness Day”

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Celebrating our 5th Anniversary

Presents Prose Politesse was established 5 years ago today, in 2012. And while I’ve not posted anywhere near consistently (mostly taking a long on-off sabbatical from blogging to have three children), gift giving and sending cards have remained my passion. I believe in the premise that giving is the key to a fulfilling lifeContinue reading “Celebrating our 5th Anniversary”