“… some of the world’s happiest people are those who think outside of themselves. These people are active in their community.
seek opportunities to help other people; taking vicarious pleasure in others’
wellbeing and joy. Such people give much of themselves and are aware of the
positive impact they can have on others.
Self-esteem and self-awareness, along with the emotional quotient (EQ) is improved by developing genuine care and concern for other people and thinking beyond oneself.
Whilst depression is complicated and vastly different for distinct individuals, the involvement in sports, recreation and community projects are active strategies and a way forward to lift one’s mood and to start thinking beyond the ego.
- BMUIR – Buderim Chronicle 9th Sept 2019