Fellowship and Community

Community refers to a group of people joined by common experiences. Fellowship occurs between people who share a common goal or understanding through providing mutual support and enjoyment of one another’s company. These terms have sometimes been used in strict contexts within religious and spiritual settings, but their use has expanded and overlapped to include all sorts of groupings. Though they take care, energy, and intention to build and maintain, fellowship and community provide important opportunities to satisfy the need to belong and be accepted, and for us to practice welcoming and accepting others in turn.

They Sang with a Thousand Tongues: The Poetry of Diversity

Let me tell you a story about how the world began. I promise you the story is not completely untrue. Yoruba elders say that when the world began, there was only sky and water. The Supreme Being, Olórun, ruled the firmaments, while the Divine Feminine, Olokun, was master of the raging seas.

How Good Is Our Sense of Belongingness!

Of all the senses we have and need, I believe the most important one for a positive holistic context in life is to have a good ‘sense of belongingness’! If one has a very secure sense of belongingness, everything else falls in line, thus supporting our well-being and mental health!

Social Identity: Why We Feel the Need to Belong

Social identity is the degree to which we identify with a certain group. It is the measure of how important a group is to us.

What Is Well-Being? Definition, Types, and Well-Being Skills

Want to grow your well-being? Here are the skills you need.


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