FriendLynk Will Make You Happy By Bringing Friends Closer
Spending time with the people that matter the most to us is the quickest and best way to increase happiness. This article outlines a 75 year Harvard study that was meant to, amongst other things, uncover what makes us feel happy and fulfilled. The director of the study, George Valliant, said that there seemed to be two pillars to happiness: love and living a life that does not push loved ones away.
We’ve created FriendLynk so you can have more opportunities to connect with friends and loved ones. You’re busy, we get it, but we miss so many chances to see friends on a daily basis. It doesn’t have to be time consuming.
Picture this. You’re walking down Broadway, laser focused on getting to the grocery store. You look over to the other side of the street and see one of your good friends. Eye contact, jay walking, instant joy and pure bliss ensue. Although you may see that person on a weekly basis, there’s something about getting to see a friend when it wasn’t planned. It’s a bonus. For the next fifteen minutes you’re thinking about memories you’ve created with that person, not if you should splurge on organic avocados.
We’re trying to help you create more spontaneous moments like this, along with more thoughtful experiences. Phone calls, text messaging and social media all do a decent job of bringing people together. FriendLynk combines the best aspects of each, all centered around creating memories with loved ones.
This article is one of many that points out three of the many problems with “social media.” It drives anxiety by making you compare your life to others, it’s addicting and the article illustrates, among ample research, that social media drives FOMO, or fear of missing out.
FOMO might not necessarily be a bad thing, though. The problem is that most social media platforms drive FOMO by presenting situations to you that have already passed. You may see a picture of a party that you weren’t at on social media. You may text a friend to see what they’re up to only to get a response that’s far too delayed. Brutal.
FriendLynk has a map that makes it easier to see friends, a listing of most of the events in your surrounding area, and an easy to use platform that brings it all together. FOMO might motivate you to open FriendLynk, find loved ones around you, instantly boost your happiness and create new memories. We truly hope it does.