Watching our new baby stare in awe at something as simple as a shadow or her hands reminds me of our sense of wonder. It’s so important to never lose that sensation. To be curious, to ask questions, to dream is a huge part of what makes us human. But it isn’t limited to human beings, all creatures are born with this natural instinct. This lion seems in awe of something as simple as a small butterfly.
Do you still have your sense of wonder? If you don’t think you do, here are some tips from the website PhsyCentral on how to cultivate yours once again.
Some of their ideas include:
- Watch kids play or do anything.
- Read about creativity.
- Take up photography.
- Travel to far-off places.
- Learn something.
Maybe you have some ideas? Comment below!
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. – Stephen Hawking