At some point in your life, you will have a family member or close friend facing a serious medical problem. Knowing that they’re not well can be heartbreaking. Maybe you know exactly what to do, or maybe you have no idea. Whether you live close by or far away can impact how much you physically can do, but we all know your loved one needs support. Supporting them doesn’t necessarily have to mean being there in-person, it simply means being there to listen, console, and care – this could be over the phone or even via Skype Tiny Buddha has a wonderful post, 25 Ways to be a True Friend. As the post says, “Don’t wait for others to be friendly, Show them how.”
They say that the friends are the family that we choose, and it’s so true. If you’re lucky enough to find a friend who loves you unconditionally and is willing to do anything for you, then you should cherish that friend.