Imagine that you're in a public restroom. After you use the facilities, you realize there is no toilet paper in your stall. You hear two people washing their hands at the sink. Do you ask them for help?
This exercise gets people thinking about how hard it can be to ask for help. Even a simple, understandable human challenge like asking someone for TP can feel awkward and vulnerable.
Last week, my household was nearly out of toilet paper. I didn't want to ask anyone if they could spare a roll for me – not in a time when toilet paper was scarce. But I also didn't want to need to come up with creative alternatives to TP.
Thankfully, I didn't have to...