September is Friendship Month. This month-long celebration was created ten years ago to honor the people in our lives who make life better. Throughout history, friends have been necessary. In the beginning, friendships were part of our survival instincts. We needed the help of others to gather food, protect one another, build shelters and evolve. Friendships today have changed with technology. Many of us spend little face-to-face time with friends as our relationships have gone digital. Instead of calling a buddy to ask ‘how you are doing?’ we’ll merely “like” a photo.
It’s time to get back to some of the old-fashioned notions of friendship. Although technology has improved our lives in so many ways, it has weakened the relationships we develop with friends. For Friendship Month, we recommend celebrating by going old school with our list of ten activities to do with your friends.
Your friends are essential to your emotional and physical well-being. Show them how much they mean to you by going old school and spending time together. You’ll always treasure the memories of your time together more than any meme you could ever share!