1. Be Curious. Get to know your friend, it takes time to learn about another person. Don’t be so quick to assume or jump to conclusions. Avoid Attacking or Judging others. 
  2. Listen and  Validate. Friends want to be heard and understood by you. Listen to what the other person is saying. Use those empathy skills to validate them. Remember no one’s feelings can ever be wrong. 
  3. Smile. When you smile, others will smile right back at you! Form joyful memories with your friend, use a little humor and have fun!