LPT: Every time you learn it is someone’s birthday, take 2 seconds to pull out your phone and add a recurring yearly calendar reminder. It’s a simple seed to plant, and in one year you will look like an extra considerate friend when you reach out early to ask them about their birthday plans.

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On iPhones you can add birthdays to contacts and your phone will show them on your calendar.


ULPT: intentionally stop wishing people happy birthday so you don’t have to stress about pleasing anyone but your closest friends


Not everyone like birthdays. I guess if they tell u they probably like birthdays. Proceed.


If you think I can just launch the calendar app and have it open in a second, you haven’t seen my cheap shitty-ass phone