A friendship bracelet is a bracelet given by one person to others as a symbol of friendship. The idea of a bracelet to symbolise friendship is beautiful. It is a meaningful gift, that becomes so much more through the story of giving.
It is a fact that friendship is integral to our mental and physical wellbeing. A Harvard paper states that solid friendships promotes our brain health and Friendship is said to have a bigger impact on our psychological well-being than family relationships. Friends help us deal with stress, make better lifestyle choices and allow us to rebound from health issues and disease more quickly. Friends change our value system and inject more meaning into our lives. Great conversation, heartfelt care and support, and laugh out loud fun allow us to thrive.
The origins of the friendship bracelet is said to lie with the Indigenous Peoples in Central and South America. According to tradition, one places a bracelet onto the wrist of a friend as a symbol of friendship and may wish for something at that moment.
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