The emotion of awe is gaining new respect and appreciation, says an article in Parade magazine. Being in the presence of something that is beyond human scale and understanding — the kind of feeling we get from watching a sunrise or lying under a blanket of stars — can have a profound effect on ordinary living.
Being awe-struck often has an element of surprise, though; it is, almost by definition, out of the ordinary. How to make awe a more permanent part of our day?
Drop the devices and get outside, says the article. Visit a park, museum or planetarium. Or ... take an Awe Walk.
Ah, an "Awe Walk" ... sounds familiar!