Category: Girlfriend INSPIRATION

Do you want to be a better friend? Do you want to have better friends? Girlfriendology is here to help and inspire you to be a better friend to your friends – through thoughtful girlfriend gifts, girlfriend advice on how to be there for your friends, interviews and guest blogs with inspiring women and more ways to be a better friend. Get inspired on Girlfriendology to be the friend you’d love to have.

Earth Day: 5 Ways to be a FRIEND to Mother Nature

The earth is what we all have in common. – Wendell Berry Friendships often grow out of a common bond or connection. A similarity, shared experience or belief, or even a friend in common. And, as the quote says, what … [Read More ]

BECAUSE Pharrel said to? The Word of the Year (& a Happiness Journey)

As your girlfriend, I want you to be HAPPY (and I know you want the same for me, right?). Why? Well, because, as Pharrel says … Because I’m happy Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof … [Read More ]

The Accidental BFF – 5 Places to Find New Friends

5 Places to Find a BFF … We bonded at work. Both relatively new to the company, we found ourselves in some conversation that lead to sharing that we had no BIG plans for the weekend. That resulted in making … [Read More ]

Happy Foods & our Happy Salad Recipe | Elements of Happiness

A Happy Meal For Real This week we’re going to look at a few external ways we can affect our levels of happiness. In a word: food. We are what we eat, and to our good fortune, there are many … [Read More ]

Dear Girlfriend who Feels Overwhelmed, Girlfriend Advice on Reducing Stress

Dear Girlfriend, Are you feeling overwhelmed? Is your TO DO list TOO BIG? Do you feel like your schedule, home and life are out of control? Does stress keep you up at night? As a girlfriend who cares, and who … [Read More ]

7 BE’s of BEing a BEtter Friend | The ‘Art’ of Friendship

Sign/word art is everywhere. BE Happy. BE Positive. ‘In this Family we …’ ‘Live Laugh Love.’ All of these words ‘artfully’ encourage us to BE good things (like BEtter friends!), to remember the important stuff, and often, to make us … [Read More ]

Would you rather be right, or be happy? | Elements of Happiness

 I’d far rather be happy than right any day. Douglas Adams,  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Battling the Ego vs. Happiness There was a time in our youth when we accepted pretty much anything that was presented to us … [Read More ]

The Family Meeting: A Key To Success | Financial Advice from Miata Edoga

Do you find it difficult to have conversations about money and family finances? Many of us can talk about all sorts of things but find money conversations incredibly hard. My friend Caitlyn and I were talking yesterday. She had bought … [Read More ]

Seven Habits of Great Girlfriends | Be a Better Friend

Do you make it a HABIT to be a great friend? Would you like to be a better friend? If we told you it wasn’t THAT hard to be a better friend, that it might only be a few little … [Read More ]

Spring into Happiness – oh yea. ‘Tis the Season! | Elements of Happiness

Snowflakes in Spring? Not Happy! Right?! After the winter we’ve had, Spring is a happy season to see approaching! Here in the midwest we’ve still had a few snowflakes this week but when these flowers popped up, I have to … [Read More ]