Core to what we are as humans is care
Treat those you meet with care and concern for their viewpoint
Showing you care can create a safe environment for that person, allowing them to open up and feel comfortable enough to talk things through. A smile, while perhaps the most simple effort, can go the farthest in brightening someone’s day and showing care.
Here are some things to keep in mind
- Greet strangers with a smile.
- Give someone a hug. …
- Listen. …
- Send an encouraging text. …
- Bake a special treat for a neighbor
- Give new people a call or text back
- Take the time to actually hang out with someone… in person!
Part of being there for someone is also finding practical ways to help them get through their day to day life.Check on your family and friends regularly. If you don’t see each other every day, check by text
Ask others how they are and how their day went. Don’t just ask “How was your day?” at random, though; make sure you genuinely want to know. Others will be able to tell if you’re being fake. If someone tells you that he or she is having a great day, tell the per
Make an effort to see your loved ones. Invite them to parties, ask if they’re interested in a get-together, and make trips to visit your family whenever you can. Part of what makes a close relationship is seeing each other regularly.
Offer to help others. Everyone needs help at times. If someone is carrying a heavy load of groceries, see if you can carry a few items. If your loved one has depression or anxiety, validate the person’s feelings and comfort him or h