It is easy to recognize Valentine's Day offers us an opportunity to give little aspects of tribute to our loved ones and friends. Yet, the key is to honor special relationships with a little bit of your heart.
Here is the definition of Valentine:
1: a sweetheart chosen or complimented on Valentine's Day.
2a: a gift or greeting sent or given especially to a sweetheart on Valentine's Day especially a greeting card sent on this day.
b: something (such as a movie or piece of writing) expressing uncritical praise or affection tribute.*
The idea of celebrating Valentine's Day can be as simple as a cute card, a box of chocolates, flowers, and maybe a fun meal. Yet, let’s think about celebrating it all week long!
Try This: Put Your Heart Into It
Starting with the 14th, and during the next week, what ways can you give a little love to those around you? Here are some ideas:
Send a touch - mail a card of good cheer to a friend
Email a laugh - find a joke online that’s funny and email it to friends
Text a smile - use heart emojis to make someone grin
Call to share - remind a loved one of a good memory of the two of you
Give a hug - every chance you get, hug someone
You can probably think of other great ways to honor your loved ones. After a week of thinking of how to put a little of your heart out to them, it may become a habit. Just think, create a habit of heart!
*Valentine definition: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/valentine