1. It is like a therapy
Cooking is a great thing to get relax if you enjoy it. For most people it is a have to but if you are cooking for the ones that you care, and enjoy the process, you will feel relaxed and you will get happy when they say how delicious it is.
2. You try new things
There are tons of different dishes to cook. And we all know the feeling of trying new thing for the first time. You discover new things while cooking. And it makes you happy. Especially making up your own recipe...
3. You teach and Learn
When someone eats a delicious cookie of you, she will ask the recipe. And when you eat something really good you will do the same. This will also make you more social. Good way to start a conversation.
4. You share
Best part of cooking is to share it. That feeling you have after cooking a really delicious things. You want to share it with your loved ones. And to feed them makes you happy.
5. You enjoy it
Okay some may get really angry when they burn it but it is generally an enjoyable process.