There are many ways to spend our time, energy and money, but not all of them make us feel good. Your amazing brain, however, knows exactly what you need to feel good and it rewards you for doing these things! They are commonly referred to as ‘feel-good chemicals’ and they make a person feel happy in different ways.
Humans are born to connect with others. It is the one and only survival mechanism of a newborn so they do a damn good job of it. One tiny, powerful gaze into the eyes of their mother, father, grandparents, aunties and uncles triggers feelings of protection that ensure the survival of that tiny human.