Caring.

“They don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” ~ Buck Brannam.

Care (noun) the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance and protection of something.

Care (verb) feel concern or interest, attach importance to something.

The need to be cared for is deeply rooted inside us. Love and feeling loved is what drives us.

We feel better about life when we are loved. Life is easier.

Our survival depends on us finding a good partner; bonding and raising offspring.

Feeling cared for and caring for others increases positive emotions and promotes resilience.

Thinking or remembering caring for someone, and being cared for increases positive emotions.

Simply witnessing an act of caring can improve our emotional state.

Teachers who care about student’s happiness and well-being outside the classroom get better results, more engagement and have more highly motivated students.

Take time each day to show you care for someone at home, work, school or a stranger on the street.

Smile, write a thank you email, tell someone you appreciate them, that they look great, give compliments, cook for someone, send a thinking of you text, connect, be honest, ask how their day went, lend a book, call a mate, drop by with a beer.

Small things can make a huge difference in your life and the lives of those around you.IMG_0127

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