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Tuesday 16 April

Great friends offer emotional support and make you feel loved and connected. But sometimes finding, or even being, a good friend is tough. Today we unpack what makes a good friend, learn what a toxic relationship is and how to let go of a toxic friendship.

On social media we’d love to hear from you, kindness, loyalty, a good listener, or something else - what are the qualities you look for in a friendship?

Therapist and Social Worker Kim Abrahams chats about the qualities of a good friend.

Content Creators Aisha Baker and Aqeelah Harron-Ally chat about their friendship, cultivating an abundance mindset, and their careers.

The signs of a toxic friend include a lack of support, envy or jealousy, gossiping, or putting you down. Social Worker Thobeka Phumlile Mbokazi discusses what a toxic friend is, how to identify them, and how to let go of a toxic friendship.

Rise and shine with this lactose-free Breakfast Stack recipe. Indulge in layers of fluffy crumpets, crispy bacon, avocado and eggs!

Chefs Jay and Tumi share a recipe to spice up your hangouts! Ditch the braai for a moment and whip up our mouthwatering Wors and Bacon Pasta.

The Absa South Africa Wall Mural Campaign will see South Africa's townships turn into colourful galleries to showcase diverse narratives and make art accessible to all. Pali recently travelled to JHB to meet two of the talented artists, Heidi Mielke and Michael Selekane, to learn more about their stunning installations.

It can be tricky to recognise the signs that you’ve outgrown a friendship. Executive Coach and Founder of MindAgility Alister Oberem shares his insights into the topic.

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