If you ever felt unappreciated, you will find the following information interesting.
By nature our propensity is to be helpful, it’s in our DNA. Dr. Tomasello, a developmental psychologist, concludes that helping is a natural inclination and not something imposed. To avoid feeling unappreciated, examine the WHY behind helping others. When we examine our why, we uncover if the helpful act is coming from the heart or our head. Actions of the heart gives without expectancy because we can. Actions from the head seeks outside validation and recognition.
The next time you extend a helping hand or a listening ear stop and smile, for now you know the rest of the story.