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BUILDING SOCIAL SUPPORT: THE THIRD PATH ... > WAYS TO SHOW BELONGING - Pg. 65

65 WAYS TO SHOW BELONGING Language Style Slang, intonations, drawls, accents, pronouns "we" and "us," inside jokes, nicknames, stories about the group. Gestures Handshakes, hugs, body language, salutes like raised fist, peace symbol, thumbs up. Sports icons like hats, tee-shirts, political ribbons and buttons; Ivy League sporty, cowboy style. Hair styles like crew cuts, tiny pigtails, braids; beards, make-up, jewelry, fancy fingernails. Clothing Grooming Building Social Support Relationships don't develop in a vacuum. You must create them. Tilink of specific things you can do today to start building your relationships. What I can do to build my relationships with my family and friends: _ What I can do to build my relationships with co-workers: _ What I can do to become involved in professional or social associations: _