Some of our greatest lessons are found in our relationships. Our relationships serve as mirrors for us to look at things in ourselves. They can offer new perspectives and access to ideas that we would not have considered. They can also be our greatest source of compassion, love, wisdom, and joy for us. We will have relationships in some form for our entire life and they can be at times our greatest source of influence. When creating the life that we want to live, in addition to looking after ourselves and living in alignment with our values, it is important to be diligent about the quality of our relationships. As with anything else we want them to be healthy, it’s important to nurture them and take appropriate action when they go off course. Following are some guidelines for creating and improving your relationships.