133 5 types of friends you need in your life, and those you don't


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Have you ever heard the adage if you want to know who you are, look at your 5 closest friends, or show me who your friends are and I will show you who you are?

I have learned that there are certain types of friendships we all need in our lives, friendships that are essential to help us be better, and do better, and help us along our life’s journey.

Friendships are like Concentric circles, some friends are in your inner circle, your squad, your posse, your ride or dies, these are the friends you think of first, then there are some who aren't quite as close to you but they are still an important part of your circle. There are layers to Friendships. have many layers.

These friendships help you become who you are meant to be. They get you through tough times., and you benefit not just by being on the receiving end, but on being the friend yourself.

In today’s episode, the 5 types of friends you should surround yourself with, and what type of toxic friendships you should avoid.

What you’ll hear on today’s episode:

  • The 5 friendships you need
  • What ‘Shine’ theory is
  • Types of toxic friendships
  • How to feed and water your relationships
  • Some friends come & some friends go
  • How to be a better friend
  • Why ‘big friendships’ are important

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