A new friend can provide a fresh perspective as you journey into a new season.
Consider a few benefits of making new friends: A new friend can offer fresh perspective.
Maybe you just moved, started a new job or are experiencing a significant change in your life or circumstances.
Think of the last time you discovered a kindred spirit or someone you just clicked with. Lewis wrote in The Four Loves, “Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: ‘What! My encounter with a new friend made me realize how lazy I’ve been when it comes to developing new relationships. But she was ready to offer her friendship to someone who needed it.
There’s a rush of excitement and even giddiness that can come with discovering camaraderie with someone new. As the old song goes, “Make new friends, but keep the old.
Over 71 million American households (62%) have a pet, Some research studies have found that people who have a pet have healthier hearts, stay home sick less often, make fewer visits to the doctor, get more exercise, and are less depressed.