Your mission, if you choose to accept it:
Call (not text) an old friend. Someone you haven’t talked to in over a year, but still care about.
To be short, because relationships with other people are the most important thing you will build in your lifetime.
I’m a bit of a loner. It’s not that I don’t care about the people I love. In fact, I only keep a few people very close. It’s all I have room for, because I care so much. I am not the type to reach out, make conversation, ask a friend how they are doing.
If someone asks me for help, I’m there.
However, it wasn’t until recently that I was challenged to stop looking at everything through my eyes, walking in my shoes. It may not matter much to me how many people reach out to say hello, but it does matter to other people. I may know how much I care for someone, but I can’t expect them to “just know.”
Instead of leaving room for interpretation, I need to make a point of reaching out more often. Saying hello, asking how they are.