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_shift talks: new year, new goals, new friends

Is it possible to maintain friendships that are no longer a match?

During the passing of the years we are constantly being told that we are constantly changing. We change jobs, houses, the cities where we live, partners, even the likes, but maintaining a lifetime relationship with friends somehow means stability in our life. Perhaps the capacity to maintain bonds with people while passing through different phases brings some sense of safety after all.

But as we change and adjust to become the person we aspire to be one day, we realise that the people who surround us are fundamental to how we grow and learn. And as we change, so do others, meaning that it is possible to find ourselves misunderstood, or even unsupported the way we used to be by our dear friends because the interests, the goals, and the mindset it’s just not the same as it used to. 

In this _shift talk I interviewed Julia Ybargüengoitia a dancer and personal trainer that has gone through plenty of upheaval in her life, not only changing the country she lives in but as also her profession, and her relationship with her friends.


Sound courtesy of Epidemic Sounds

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