Always observed on February 11th, National Make A Friend Day is a fantastic opportunity to meet someone new and make a new friendship. Friends serve a vital role in everyone’s lives. They are one of life’s most valuable assets.

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”  – Helen Keller

New friends can broaden our horizons by helping us to see new perspectives, challenging us to try something different or connecting us to opportunities.  Meeting new people can help sharpen our social skills and keep us from becoming lonely.

“Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer”  – Ed Cunningham

While friends often share common backgrounds or experiences, they certainly don’t have to have everything in common.  One of the simplest ways to make new friends is to explore your interests by taking a class or joining a club.

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HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalMakeAFriendDay

Make a friend at work, school, in the community, or just about anywhere. Introduce one friend to another. Give a shout-out to a friend who makes your life better. Invite someone you’d like to know better out for coffee or tea. Share your tips on how to make friends. Use #NationalMakeAFriendDay to post on social media.


Jennifer lives happily in North Florida with her husband Scott and after a stroke and two brain surgeries her mom. While not blessed with children they dote on their four legged children four cats. I started writing after spinal surgery required second round of physical therapy to learn to walk yet again. While reading is a favorite hobby writing is something new with the launch of this blog and hopefully a fiction novel in the future.


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