Gifts play an essential role in relationships and all life events. When gifts are exchanged, it’s just not the transferred boxes, but the feelings exchanged between the persons. 7 Reasons to Gift explores perfect situations. At this time of year, when Christmas has passed, and the deep freeze is upon us, it is a beautiful time to send a gift. It never needs to be expensive, just a moment in time to let someone know they’re being thought of. The gesture is sure to bring a moment of joy.
An expression of love and care
A gift shows appreciation, love, and care. It is given from an innocent and sincere heart for our loved ones. They are given to spread happiness among our parents, elders, younger, and friends. Gifting is a positive activity that puts a smile on everyone’s face. It may be given out of concern or joy; to spread positivity or bring a feeling of peace.
Any gift symbolizing an achievement or moment helps us to celebrate the cherished moments in life which we often forget. We wait for the big successes and ignore celebrating the small ones. Let’s celebrate the small things.
For social bonding and connect
Gifting helps us in connecting to our social groups. When we send a gift with love to our friends and family, we knowingly or unknowingly create a feeling of closeness and warmth. This helps us to tighten and strengthen bonds. Maintaining a good social circle and letting them know that we care and respect them is essential. An occasional gift symbolizes showing someone we care about them without saying a word. A gift is an expression in itself that helps us maintain those connections.
To let people know they are special to you
Gifts are given to make someone feel special; even as small as a thank you note can make someone very special. They feel valued in your life and feel the thoughtfulness and affection, even from a small gift.
A gesture of showing gratitude
A gift has always been considered a token of help or gratitude where we want to show how much the person means to us or how important they are to us. Gifts are never about the price; they are about the emotion, vibe, feeling, and love with which they are given.
To relive those special memories.
Reliving Special Moments
We love the good moments in our life from moments in the past, the present and the future. We sometimes wish to revisit happy memories, and gifts help us do that. Gifts value memories and last for a long time. Every gift has a story; some may be to cheer you up, while others may be to celebrate a special memory. Often, the moment we see the gift, the memory flashes in our brain and a smile lights our faces.
To celebrate special days/celebrations.
Celebrating special events
Gifts are given to acknowledge the events happening in our lives, like birthdays, new jobs, new homes, anniversaries, baby showers, holidays, etc. It is important to appreciate and cherish the events in life. Celebration of events spreads joy and smiles on our faces and distances us momentarily from tension, worries, and stress in our life. There is always a reason to celebrate and share a smile over it.
Written By: Jane Laker
Photo Credit: Stephen Elliott
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