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5 Books To Help You Be A Better Friend

You might be somebody's best friend, but are you a good friend? For some of us, it can be hard to open up, connect and be there for others, even though we want to. The 5 reads below will teach you how to be there for the people you care about the most.

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Breaking Sad by Shelly Fisher and Jennifer Jones

Loss can tear us apart and break us down, and it can be even harder when it affects someone we care about. Not knowing the right words to say can make us feel useless. Luckily authors Shelly Fisher and Jennifer Jones have gathered stories and advice on how to help those around us struck by grief. Breaking Sad will leave readers feeling confidant to care for the people they love.

I'd Like You More If You Were More Like Me by John Ortberg

It can be difficult to truly connect with people, even those you consider yourself closest too. It's important to have people you can rely on. In this read, John Ortberg explains how shared experiences are the key to connection, not similarities. An experience together can range from eating together to going on a road trip. This book will help you develop closer friendships and relationships.

Things Are What You Make of Them by Adam J. Kurtz

We all need a bit of advice once and awhile. Adam J. Kurtz provides advice for anyone struggle to express their creativity in this hand-written book. This funny and empathetic read gives readers plenty of advice to pass on to their unmotivated but creative genius friend.

It's OK That You're Not OK by Megan Devine

Grief can leave people feeling judged and misunderstood because they feel like they have to appear happy and healed. Megan Devine goes into detail how not only how individuals can grieve but how they can help those around them. Loss is an inevitable part of life and this book is the perfect read for anyone in mourning.

The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Every so often we meet someone who we instantly click with. This brief moment of coming together could spark a friendship or relationship. Chip and Dan Heath give us advice on how we can create more of these connecting moments ourselves. The Power of Moments helps readers create memorable and meaningful times with new and old friends.

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