We Have No Peace Because We have Forgotten That We Belong To Each Other
Being busy doing all the time can you leave you burnt out, resentful, and lonely. Find time for personal connections. Keeping relationships healthy helps you stay energized and moving forward.
- Make an effort to have positive interactions every day. Some days it’s easy, when jokes are flying and moods are high; on other days, reach out to someone and exchange emotional support. Help a friend or co-worker be more optimistic by pointing out silver linings. Offer encouragement, commiserate when someone is stressed or sad, and compliment when you see someone doing things right.
- Smile and make eye contact with everyone you see throughout your day.
- Schedule time in your calendar to spend with people you enjoy. Like scheduling time for exercise, make it a routine.
- Be all Ears. Instead of thinking about what you want to say to someone, stop and just listen. Then reflect back what you heard them say and ask, “Is that what you’re saying?”
Add one of these relationship-builders to your calendar this week.