The importance of friends and family can be traced back during primitive times. In the past, there was a tradition that guided how people lived with one another: All members of a clan lived like relatives.
That said, it’s still important that friends and family take part in activities that bring them together. But how can you do that? Below are five activities that bring your friends and family together:
Everybody is always clamouring to get out of the house every morning. During lunch hours, your kids are at school and probably you and your spouse are at work. Dinner is the only meal that can make you all come together. Switch off your screen and tell everyone to keep his or her phone away.
Call everyone to the dining table and have your dinner together. There are tons of benefits that come with having family dinner. Eating together restores the bond that was loosening and brings back the sense to you that you have a family that cares about you.
Sure, most people love singing, and it will not be a surprise if any of your family members or friends love singing. You can organize a night singing competition and invite your friends over.
You’ll have to source for the best karaoke machines to make your night singing competition lively and full of fun.
You had a stressful day at work. You were just informed that the company’s not doing well and your salary will be slashed. You arrive home and find out that your kid was sent back home to collect school fees and their examinations begin the following week. That means that you have to clear the bills before that time. The only thing that can relieve you from all these is to laugh.
Kick out the stress by cracking jokes and laughing with your friends and relatives. Begin a tickle fight. Just laugh because research has proven that laughing is the best medicine that you don’t need to buy from any pharmacy. After all, who doesn’t want to listen to those tiny shrieks from their loved ones?
You’re probably in a family that tells each other ‘thank you’ once in a year during a thanksgiving ceremony. Sure, it’s a good practice, but why should you limit yourself to do it just once a year? People step into your life every day to assist you. So, a word of thank you should be something continuous.
Take your time and thank your friends and family members for what they have done to you. Occasionally, you can say a word of ‘thank you’ at the end of a meal with your family members. Likewise, you can meet with your friends for a cup of coffee and thank each other.
It’s good to stay healthy, and one of the ways to do so is by doing some exercises with friends and relatives. You can opt for a walk in the park during the summer and play indoor hopscotch during the winter. But one of the best you can do together with friends and your family members is exercising together.
There is no need for you to sign up for a family boot camp. Find ways of how you can keep your family and friends lively either indoors or outdoors. Engaging everyone at the same time helps you bond.
Have you tested any of these hacks? If yes, which one worked the best for you? Maybe you have tried different approaches. The point is that you find ways of bringing your friends and relatives together.