Monthly Archives: September 2016

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An Introduction to Boundaries: The Imaginary Fence

An Introduction to Boundaries: The Imaginary Fence A key factor in healthy relationships and mental well-being. By Vic LeBouthillier “Boundaries are the borders separating where you end and I begin.” Like an imaginary fence, boundaries provide a sense of space and protection between us and the people around us. We can change the amount of…
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Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey

Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey A close look at the effect of various types of social interactions By Vic LeBouthillier In 2011, the Vancouver Foundation polled 275 charitable foundations and 100 community leaders to find out what they believed was their most pressing issue. To their surprise, it wasn’t poverty or homelessness; It was…
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How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 2

How to Create Close Friendships in Your Life, Part 2 More tips for working towards close friendships with others By Vic LeBouthillier “You need to be generous and prioritize your time in order to maintain close friendships.”   In our previous blog, we began discussing ways to create close friendships, based upon the list of…
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