How nature taught humans the value of nurturing others

walking - How nature taught humans the value of nurturing others

There is a side to human beings that makes them want to nurture others. Nurturing gives us a sense of satisfaction that releases endorphins in our system. This isn’t just restricted to females, although the pattern is much more visible in them.

Ever since the stone age, humans have been nurturers. At the time, humans co-existed with other species of the Kingdom Animalia in the same habitat. While they hunted some species, they co-existed with the others. The aspect was nurturing began to be deeply ingrained in them. Believe it or not the early man was more of a nurturer than humans are today.

nature - How nature taught humans the value of nurturing others

There is an argument to why humans are predisposed to nurturing. For centuries, we have lived among nature. Till we had technology and grew into modern civilizations, human and nature was synonymous with each other. We learnt life lessons from nature and its various facets.

And if you really think about it, nature is the ultimate personification of nurturing. Think of the trees or the river. They are all habitats for different species to prosper. The tree is a born giver. It provides shelter to various birds and insects, in addition to providing a place for birds to nest and raise their offspring.

Over time, we inevitably learned from nature. We learned that since we live together in serenity, it means we share common characteristics. We learned that we needed each other to coexist together peacefully. Nature’s greatest qualities wore into us. And we were molded likewise for the better.

beach - How nature taught humans the value of nurturing others

As pet lovers and care experts, we remain rooted to this ideology of nurturing that we have learnt from mother nature. As humans deviate more and more from their roots and cause harm to the very being that gives them life, we want to set an example of nurturing.

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