4 Life Skills We Can Learn From Our Wild Friends

Sometimes, we should just sit back and observe. A lot can be learn that way.

 
4 Life Skills We Can Learn From Our Wild Friends
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Humans are social animals. And just like us, the wild ones too have their own code of conduct, communicating methods and so on. The animal kingdom has a lot to teach us if we keep our eyes and our mind open. There is something to learn from almost every animal that exists. Dogs teach us loyalty, Birds teach us freedom, and so on. Let us take a look at a list of 5 such lessons from the wild!

Adaptability Is Crucial To Survive

How you respond to your environment decides your present and your future.
How you respond to your environment decides your present and your future.

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Life is not an easy journey. You have to do all sorts of things to survive, leave alone succeed. The most important aspect of survival is adaptability. When life gets hard, only the hard gets going. You must hone your skill of adapting if you really want to succeed in life. Learn this skill from our reptile friend. Chameleons are best known for their ability to change body color. They can change color in response to their surroundings and survive! They are brilliantly skilled in the art of adjusting to one’s environment.

Teamwork And The Lone Wolf

“For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.” -Rudyard Kipling
“For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.” -Rudyard Kipling

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There are so many lessons you are learn from these magnificent creatures- wolves. As a pack, wolves give the most important lesson of teamwork. Every wolf of a pack is fiercely loyal to their pack. Wolves are often found working TOGETHER towards their goal with a plan and passion to achieve it. While wolves teach teamwork, they also teach us how to survive alone. Sometimes, Wolves get cast out of a pack and are forced to live the life of ‘the lone wolf’. And yet, the lone wolf learns to survive and get well adapted to looking after themselves. It teaches us to have the zest to carry on with something we believe in even if we have to do it all alone.

Respect Your Elders

Elephant groups are always found with the matriarch at the helm.
Elephant groups are always found with the matriarch at the helm.

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Experience is one of the strongest virtues. Time teaches you more than anything else. Thus, we should always respect our elders and try to understand their perspective. It is very crucial that the older generations pass on their wisdom and knowledge to the younger generation. The society would crumble, otherwise. We must understand the importance of it just like the elephants do. The elephant herds are known to be lead by their matriarchs for as long as they live. Such herds are also found to have a higher level of survival rates, all thanks to the matriarch’s wisdom. A strict hierarchy can be noticed in the wolf packs as well.

Have Fun!

Look at that smile! That’s what I am talking about.
Look at that smile! That’s what I am talking about.

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What’s the point of life if you are not even having some fun? Always take out time for some fun activities and make sure you are emotionally fulfilled in life. There can be no success without joy and happiness. Constantly working for the sake of success might get you what you want, but it will never get you what you need. Do not stop doing things that really make you happy. Live life in a way that makes you feel alive! Be happy and spread happiness. Learn it from our cute aquatic friends – Dolphins! Dolphins have been observed to play and even create their own art.

Every aspect of the nature has some message, some lesson for us to learn. It is on us to open our eyes, broaden our minds, and observe. To observe, analyze, and most importantly LEARN!