We’ve all heard the phrase “there’s strength in numbers”, but what does that actually mean? Well, in short, it means that people with a common problem need to band together, if they want to achieve a change.
Another way of looking at it is that your friends and family can give you support in various situations. For example, if you need to give a speech, it can be helpful to have friends and family in the audience to back yourself up.
You could also look at it from the point of view of a family unit. If one child wants a dog, it’s easier to say no to them than if all of your children band together and start begging for a dog. So, the kids can have power, when they act as a unit.
From an addiction standpoint, strength in numbers means finding others who share your fight. For example, if you’re an alcoholic, it can seem impossible to quit. Yet, if you attend meetings, you might quit. That’s because there’s strength in surrounding yourself with those who know exactly how you feel.
Those are just some of the many ways that people can gain strength from those around them. So, if you’re faced with a problem, don’t go it alone. Surround yourself with like-minded people who all want to see you achieve your goal or achieve that same goal themselves. That’s the key to success, whether you want to get a dog, give a public speech or kick a habit.