Hope comes from deeds and connections, not from solitary thoughts. Hopelessness overtakes us when we are all alone, spinning hellish scenarios in our minds about which we cannot do anything. After all, how can we change something that doesn’t really exist?
But when we focus on reality, we almost always discover that there is something we can actually do to improve the situation. Every person has some power, and exercising our agency gives hope. And every person also has a superpower – the ability to work with others. (2/3)
Fifty people working together can accomplish far more than 500 individuals, each trying to do their own thing. So if you feel hopeless, join an organisation.