A lesson from mathematics
Whilst learning a bit of mathematics,
I thought of something cool
Call it a different way of looking
At quite a simple rule.
When you’re moping around, and miserable,
And being just plain negative.
You will change someone’s mood into a bad one -
Who once was positive.
But if you’re in that much of a pickle,
If you’re in a bit of a stew.
Perhaps you could team up with someone else
Who’s in the same boat as you?
By joining with someone struggling
You’re lightening the burden they have.
Then they will want to help you too,
And it’ll then become positive.
But positive plus positive
Will never turn out sour,
As long as both are interested
In the well-being of each other.
This is what I learned from maths,
And I hope you’ll learn something too,
That by putting a different spin on it,
You’ll find it easier to do
So next time you find yourself in a jam,
And begin making such a fuss
Think about someone other than you,
And help turn their minus into a plus!