Do This! The Nature Response

(Based on the essay “The Nature Response” posted April 19, 2011.)

Make your dream list of five places you would like to visit within the United States.

List five world-wide destinations. Why did you select each one?

Expand on this:

Neuroscientists have found that an “awe response” triggers a release of oxytocin, a hormone that reduces stress and promotes a sense of oneness with others.

Have you experienced an awe response?  When and where?

If you need a little help finding some awe, check out the photos at Scott’s Eastside Blog.

About flyingnotscreaming

My weekly quotes and "Notes from Flights" are my attempt to learn how to soar through life's unknowns with grace and gratitude. Thank you for flying with me. --Melissa Myers Place, writer, reader, massage therapist, mother, wife, and daughter
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