For Awe
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For Awe

Awe From Nature

What moments of awe have you experienced from nature?

Photo, K.Barrett, author

When study participants were prompted to actively “seek awe,” they seemed to create a self-fulfilling prophecy and actually had more “wow!” moments than a control group that wasn’t instructed to be on the lookout for nature-based stimuli that elicited awe. Virginia Sturm, Dacher Keltner, and their co-authors reported in Psychology Today.

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For true happiness and better physical and mental health, make way for awe. In the vastness of the universe, the opportunities for finding awe are unlimited. Sharing our experiences of awe increases the impact it has on us and further connects us for the greater good.

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K. Barrett

K. Barrett

I’m an educator, mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, reader, writer, photographer, and health enthusiast, connecting with and helping others through writing.

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