National Talk In An Elevator Day is celebrated on the last Friday of every July. This year it falls on July 29. The day encourages people to make conversation with others while traveling in an elevator. Many of us spend those time checking our messages, emails, notification and while some stay silent looking straight and thinking of others things. So this motivates people to look around to start up a conversation with others in the elevator. It is important because it needs the courage to speak and break the uncomfortable silence. So be bold to start up a conversation with fellow riders of the lift. You can use National Talk In An Elevator Day as an excuse to kick off a friendly conversation with the strangers in the lift.
“Life is like an elevator. Up and down, just make sure you get off on the right floor.” – Keith Douglas
History of National Talk In An Elevator Day
The origin and the history of National Talk In An Elevator Day are unknown. The National Talk In An Elevator Day is a day to make people converse with one another in various public places like elevators, stores, etc. Though it may not that easy like it said, it needs a lot of courage from oneself to speak with someone new. This day motivates people to throw their shyness away and open conversation with others. This day can also help you with being an introvert. Good or bad, gather your guts to take up the discussion with someone. By doing this, people would gain a lot of self-confidence. So make it a point to say hello to the ones you meet at the elevator.
Other Celebrations on July 29
July 30 is also celebrated as
- Rain Day
- International Tiger Day
- International Chicken Wing Day
- National Lasagna Day
- National Lipstick Day
How to Celebrate the Day
On this day, start a conversation with people in the elevator which needs a lot of strength to break the silence in a place where there are many different people. Strike up a conversation who knows; you would end up making a new friend for the Friday party. It can also be a useful business contact. The day encourages the activity so that the place can be an escalator, staircase, crosswalk, grocery store line, etc. You can start with a common topic, may be why you both are in the place, or about elevators, outfit, weather and more to one’s communication skills. You can start with a smile, and if they smile back, that will warm gesture for you to start a conversation. So, this day may help everyone from taking the awkward moments at the elevator rides. Post pictures and share your National Talk In An Elevator Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #TalkInAnElevatorDay.
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