With today’s social media and the internet, face to face interaction is not what it used to be. If you are like most people you barely have face to face conversations nor even talk on the phone. Nowadays most people interact via instant messaging. Most people consider this normal.However, this is a huge problem. Why?
Well, we are social creature. We need human contact, if you want to be in a happy relationship, land a good job or even start your own business your social skills have to be on point for obvious reasons. If you want people to buy your product or service you must be likeable, be charming and portray warmth. I’ve heard employees say “She got that job because she likes the boss better.” Haha. No shit! She likes him better can mean a lot if things such as she cares about him and she probably know a lot more about him than you do, maybe their values are similar, etc. So if you are trying to be successful social skills are a must.
We all want to be happy. According to Sigmund Freud, our purpose in life is difficult to define. However, we can agree that we all are looking for happiness. We are trying to be happy and what studies have shown time and time again is that money won’t bring you the happiness you desire. Don’t get me wrong making more and more money will make you happier but there is a point where more money doesn’t equal more happiness.
Wanna guess what brings us more happiness?? You guest it, RELATIONSHIPS.
If you don’t believe me, check this article and the video below. These are studies done by people who have spent their life to finding out what makes us happy, so we should at least respect them and listen to what they have to say. Since I don’t think you have spent decades trying to figure it out.