Let’s smile and connect

Human connection is like an Elixir-Spiritually, emotionally, physically.

Photo by Kyle Sterk on Unsplash

People love to connect. Even if you are an introvert, haven’t you felt the urge to connect to people?

Look around you, wherever you are, wherever you go you will be surrounded by human faces. It’s the distinct human individuality that connects all the human souls across the world. Ultimately, we are all very much alike, striving to be all that we can be throughout the journey of life. Despite the kaleidoscope of genders, colors, nationalities, thoughts…I could always find some ground on which we could stand together. The innate tendency to laugh, the looming reality of death, the various phobias, the necessity to love, and the impulse to cry, we humans are like pearls of a necklace bonded to each other.

Sometimes, I think we never value a person as much as we should, at least I didn’t. The world is moving in such a breakneck speed that we hardly ever stop to say hello. Not long ago, while travelling in a bus, there was this little boy sitting beside me munching on a chocolate. My mind was entangled in the many trepidations of my life, when I realized he had been observing me for quite a long time. But I was too worn out and not really in the best mood to bother. Out of the blue, he offered me one of his chocolates, announcing that he had plentiful of it stocked in his bag. His generous attitude and curiosity to connect was amusingly surprising. Eventually we struck a dialogue which continued till the end of the journey. There was so much we talked about-his little friends, mommy, grandparents…It was like a flashback to my own childhood. He was like a breeze of fresh air that took away all the burdens I had been carrying throughout the day. All because of that little one’s amazing inquisitiveness. Though I am a chatterbox, I always have an initial struggle to connect with people. Had it not been for the little one, we would have had a silent uneventful journey and to be honest, at that moment I wasn’t even bothered, but when I look back, it was all worth it…It still makes me smile.

Human connections bring a magical touch to our lives; if not for our friends we would have been alone in a crowd. We are social animals. So people, let’s get connected!!

Listen to people who are in trouble and tell them I understand.

Share your life with others.

Say hello to random people.

Be connected with loved ones all it takes is a few minutes to text a message.

Won’t it be great to be the reason behind someone’s smile?

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