Cultivating healthy girlfriendships is about creating a culture of trust — a culture where honesty is appreciated and reciprocated.

Today’s episode is an early celebration of Galentines Day, so in honor of the same we thought it would be fun to write a love letter of sorts to each other and we’re sharing those letters with you. 

So go ahead and tap in, sis so you can hear us love on each other like girlfriends should. It is our hope that after listening to this episode you will have gained some insight on how you can express your love for the girlfriends in your life. 

Here are a few things that came up in our conversation:

 – Celebrating Galentine’s Day and what that can look like
 – The importance of cultivating a culture that welcomes vulnerability
 – Effectively holding space for the girlfriends in your life
– Creating a culture of trust [among girlfriends] that is non-judgmental and forgiving


Cultivate a daily practice of nurturing yourself with
Nurture Yourself Bingo

Nurturing yourself does not have to be difficult, but it does need to be consistent, so why not make it fun. Nurture Yourself Bingo is divided into five categories – one category per card. Each category has twenty-four activities to support you in a daily practice of nurturing yourself. All you need to do to get started is print the cards, laminate them, and start nurturing yourself.

Do one activity daily, marking a X in the squares as you go until you get bingo. Once you get bingo, do something to celebrate yourself. If you get bingo on more than one card at the same time, up the celebration. Alternatively, you can work on one card at a time and/or do more than one activity a day. It’s your practice, do what feels right for you. Whatever you decide, we’ve got FIVE CATEGORIES & 124 WAYS for you to do it.

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