Happy New Year everyone, my wishes are for you to all have a wonderful and happy year to come. May it be with as little stress on your mind and soul so you may make your other efforts truly enjoyable.
There is nothing as valuable when one is stressed than to get up, go outside and into nature to find your mind drifting away from unpleasant thoughts.
I want to share some famous quotes that reflect on the value of stepping out into nature if only to inspire you to connect with the natural world so many of us have often lost touch with.
“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse
“The sea, once it casts its spell, hold one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron
“Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – E.O. Wilson
“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
We all make goals to create positive change in our lives at the start of a new year. What I’m suggesting here is that you just make a small effort to get out into nature all though out the year for the value and clarity nature provides.
Of course when you can’t just get up and get outside, just start playing one of our HDSereneScapes® films and feel the power and strength of a peaceful natural world right in your home or place of work.
There is also another reason for touching nature on a regular basis, all be it also for yourself, and for a much larger cause:
“To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope for survival.” – Wendell Berry
As William Shakespeare (or whoever he really was) once said, “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”
Have a peaceful and wondrous New Year everyone.