I’ve decided to start something new on the blog- a monthly mission to inspire me to be a more confident, happy, and healthy young adult.
Join me for May, as I focus on finding more friends.
The thing is, I’ve never been one for having many friends. You don’t need to feel sorry for me; I’m just one of those people who likes to spend a lot of time on their own.
But since moving to London and being a grown-up for the first time, I’ve not had school or my Uni halls to help me meet new people, so I’m on a mission to go out and do it myself.
Making friends in a new place is always tricky. Here’s the things I’m planning on doing this month to put myself out there-
Attend events from meetup.com
If you’ve never heard of this website then I totally recommend it! It’s a great way to find other people who share your interests, with everything from dog walking to fashion meet ups.
Join a book club
An oldie but a goodie. If you can feel a bit awkward making small talk (like me!) then book clubs are a great option, as you’ll go in already armed with things to talk about. Of course, the best book clubs are combined with booze so check to see if any local pubs near you host one.
Make the first step
It can be hard putting yourself out there, but I’ve decided I am going to make the effort to pencil in plans with people. Even if you don’t know someone very well, who knows where a casual coffee will take you?
I’d love to hear about the best ways you’ve made friends over the years,