Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend." Carole King: "You've Got a Friend."
"National Call a Friend Day" reminds us to take a few moments to call a close friend we haven't talked to in awhile. With all the power of technology, it's so easy to get lost in the "disconnect." Today, we are encouraged to catch up with a few friends with conversations filled with sweet memories, laughter and love.
Interesting facts about Friendship
Smart people have fewer friends, since they tend to be very selective.
Friendship is the foundation of a loving, long-lasting marriage.
Men are less likely to change their circle of friends than women.
As we get older and life gets busy, the number of friends we once had decreases.
Connect on National Call a Friend Day:
Call a friend: Call a close friend you have not talked to in awhile and share what's been going on in your lives and share special memories!.
Hold a getting-in-touch party: .Connect your group of friends over speaker phone.
Why Call a Friend Day is Important
"Humans are social creatures, and we tend to do best when we foster loving, supportive relationships with others. " Our connections with others build our self - esteem and self- worth..
"Voice-based communications aren't as popular today, but studies show that oral conversations stimulate wider areas of the brain than text-based conversations on the same topic."
We all know it is easier to send someone a quick text than make a phone call. "But on National Call a Friend Day, we have the perfect reason to dial up the people we care about most, making a very human connection in our technological age."
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ― Helen Keller
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