Celebrate Friendship Day!
Sunday, August 5th is Friendship Day. As far as the history of the Friendship Day is concerned it is said that in 1935 the first Sunday of August was proclaimed as the Friendship Day. Since then the celebration of the Friendship Day became an annual event in United Sates. Slowly this tradition spread to other countries too and they also started celebrating this day with much excitement.
This is a day for us to spend time with our friends and let them know how much they are loved and appreciated in our lives. Friendship Day is a celebration of those in our lives who give us meaning and joy. It allows us to pay tribute to our friends, new and old who have played an important role in helping to shape who we are today.
Having a support system of friends in today’s crazy world is so vitally important. Our friendships provide us the day to day outlet for social, creative and intellectual stimulation. Our friends can be a pillar of strength to us during the rough moments throughout our life. The bonds between true friends is so important. Having a close friends there for you through the good times and bad makes our lives much more meaningful. Many of us are living a busy and sometimes stressful life. We need someone to talk to and we need to be able to share our thoughts and emotions with a friend.
As with all relationships in our lives, we must nurture our friendships. Let Friendship Day remind you of that special person. Give them a call, send them an email, or write a heartfelt letter and let them know how much they mean to you.
Friendship Day is the perfect day to resolve to expand your circle of friends. Reach out the hand of friendship to your neighbors and co-workers. Consider explore the social networking sites on the Internet where you can meet others who share your interests. Web sites devoted to social networking have become very popular destinations for those wishing to expand their circle of friends. Most social network services are primarily web based and provide a collection of various ways for users to interact, such as messaging, email, chat rooms, blogging, discussion groups, and so on. Look for a social network geared to your interests and situation and one that you will feel comfortable meeting others. They may be the perfect place to find a loving friend that shares the same mutual interests and can be there for you when you need someone to talk to.
As the saying goes – “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” ~ Unknown