National Call a Friend Day
While friends may text or email each other, there’s nothing like a call to one another and hearing each other’s voice. This is National Call a Friend Day, which falls between Christmas and New Year. It is meant to connect friends between these big events. Even if technology can bring people closer, it can also make people feel isolated. Because social media only portrays the surface, it’s important to be sure that actual personal contact and connections are made through conversation.Considering the fact that the holiday season is a time when many people struggle with depression and even suicidal ideations, it’s very important to try to stay connected. Voice-based communication can be a powerful way to make people feel heard and seen. National Call a Friend Day allows you to call your friends and establish a connection. You can let them know you care and that they are loved. Also, catch up on each other’s lives. It doesn’t matter if you are calling to check in on a friend or to catch up after a long time away. Enjoy a relaxing phone call with a friend. It could be a playlist that brings back memories or could be shared on Spotify, Apple Music, or any other music platform. You might also want to make a playlist about friendship for National Call a Friend Day using some of these songs.