In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. They keep the young out of mischief; they comfort and aid the old in their weakness, and they incite those in the prime of life to noble deeds. ~ Aristotle
Numerous studies have shown that friendships can vastly improve the quality of life, regardless of ones circumstances. Friendship has been identified as more important to a successful marriage than physical intimacy. Additionally, having a friend in the workplace leads to greater job satisfaction.
With the busyness of daily life, often times relationships with our loved ones suffer. We think they will be there for us no matter what, and sometimes they are the last ones we show our love and compassion to. Over time, your relationships will become less and less intimate. You will grow more and more distant. Be proactive with your love relationships and make your loved ones a priority!
*Use kind words. Say or send a quick text:
“Did I tell you today I love you?”
These simple words work whether you are in the best mood or not. Remind those closest to you how much you care each and everyday.