When humans cooperate we benefit, too, and there’s a surprising outcome. Cooperation makes each of us happy and forges trust. When we refuse to work together we become angry and sad.
Sometimes it takes effort to cooperate but it’s worth it. Everyone benefits and it improves our mood.
So my hope for 2020 is that we all — myself included — …
Act kindly. Think kindly. Work together.
Make it a happy new year.
p.s. Did you know that humans are instinctively quicker to cooperate than compete? If we go with our first impulse we’ll do better! Read more here.
(photo from Wikimedia Commons; click on the caption to see the original)