It may be because a new year is about to begin but this TED Video got me to think that if we were going to do anything different this new year we should try connecting on a different level with our fellow human beings. We should actually try to be nice. Now I'm not saying you have to write a letter to a stranger, but perhaps picking up the phone to say hello or write a handwritten letter, or smile at someone that you happen to cross by that day can make a difference in someone's day. Make someone feel they are worthy of the effort. I'm just as guilty as everyone else in getting a bit lazy with keeping in touch and picking up that phone, it's just easier to use the quick and short social media and there is a place for it and I agree it's a great way to keep in touch. However I think we can balance social media with other modes of communication to connect with people. Mix it up a bit. Imagine how a simple act of kindness can make a huge difference not only to someone else but to yourself. The sense of connection and interaction with others is something we all crave. So at a dawn of a new year, let's remember that we can usher in happiness and joy with a little effort.
Remember live each day with just as much excitement as celebrating the New year, because every day is new day. Create and connect!! Happy New Year!