Spend some time nurturing a friendship today. After all, your friends are the family that you choose for yourself, and they deserve to be a priority in your life every once in a while. That friend who stood up for you in a potentially embarrassing situation? Make sure they know just how grateful you are to have them in your life. Give them the recognition that they have been working so hard to achieve. People want to impress you, so let them know when they've succeeded.