Add a Little Contribution to Your Daily Routine

We all have had moments when we feel like life is nothing but a never-ending cycle of chores that we need to complete. Between work, kids, study, and household chores, it's easy to feel like we're not making any significant impact on the world. But in reality, our need to contribute is not only essential for the greater good but also benefits us in numerous ways.

For starters, our need to give back has been hardwired into our DNA. We humans are social creatures, and we thrive in a community. Our urge to help others and make a difference has made us the dominant species on this planet. Just imagine how different our world would have been if the early humans had just gone 'meh' and ignored their need to contribute towards the greater good!

One of the most significant benefits of contribution is the sense of purpose and fulfillment it gives us. It doesn't matter how small or big your effort is – volunteering for a charitable organization, donating clothes to the homeless, or even just helping your neighbor with groceries – it makes you feel good about yourself. Studies have shown that helping others releases 'feel-good hormones' like dopamine and serotonin in our brains, which not only boosts our mood but also improves our overall health.

The beauty of contribution regularly is that it's almost always a win-win situation. While it benefits us physically and mentally, it also makes the world a better place. Your small act of kindness can have a ripple effect, inspiring others to follow your lead and creating a chain of positivity. It's like that famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi, "Be the change you wish to see in the world." The world needs more people who are willing to step up and do their part to make it a better place.

So, next time you're feeling a little overwhelmed with the state of society or the world, remember that your need to contribute to your world has value far beyond what you might initially see or feel. It's an essential part of who you are, and it benefits both you and the world around you in far-reaching ways. Plus, it's an excuse to show off your awesomeness and make the world a better place, all while feeling like a superhero. And let's face it, who doesn't want to feel like Batman once in a while?
-Grady Pope