Everyday Moments

When we are friendly and open — even during casual encounters — we discover small ways to boost our mood and can help others do the same.

Look for moments around you

Casual relationships are essential to our well-being. They help reduce loneliness for ourselves and others.

Being friendly and social helps us manage stress, cope with difficulty, and increases our physical and mental health. This is true even with people we don’t know well, but who we encounter during daily activities. Our overall health involves being part of a community.