MENLO PARK, California, Feb. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Friends Day, a day for putting your closest friends first - especially since our most valuable friendships are often the ones we don't always make time for or express how much they mean to us. In fact, in one recent study, researchers found that 3 in 4 people, at the end of their lives, say they are not spending enough time with friends and family, which falls in the top three biggest life regrets.
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This goes to show that friendships are more important than ever for our happiness and well-being, and it's encouraging to see that there were 2x as many posts about friendship on Facebook in 2017 than in 2016. The support of our friends is key to reducing stress, as friendship boosts emotional, mental and physical health ? particularly in scary or challenging times.
So, this Friends Day, let's put our besties first and celebrate all the special ways that they support us. According to friendship expert, Shasta Nelson - author, speaker and founder of GirlFriendCircles.org - there are a few easy ways you can express how important your friends are and to say 'thank you' to those that matter most:
For more information about Friends Day check out www.facebook.com/friendsday for a fun and new way to show gratitude for your besties, including Friends Awards and some remarkably inspiring stories of friendship from around the world.
Happy Friends Day!