Happiness, Learning, Nature

More Things in Heaven and Earth

quote from Hamlet

This quote from Hamlet is one of my favorites. It reminds me that much more is possible than we realize. We are so limited by the information our senses can take in. Rather than finding this frustrating, I think it’s exciting.

There is more than we perceive.

There is more than we think.

There is more than we know.

There is more than we even dream.

This gives me an expansive feeling– a feeling of growth and possibilities.

Right now, I am feeling inspired by the beautiful, the surprising, and the unexpected.

By pink lakes


By blue lava

blue lava

By creatures believed to be extinct, but are actually alive and well



By flowers that bloom all at once, one night a year


By entangled quantum particles, that makes spacial distances irrelevant…

Scientists have shown that these particles can instantaneously affect each other, no matter how far apart they are, whether they are one centimeter away, or across the cosmos.

space light

And by so much more. By things we have not yet dreamt…

What inspires you today?

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Happiness, Learning, Mind, Nature

Three Things I Learned on Vacation

person on mountain top

One of my favorite things about going on vacation is having more time to read. While I am too prone to motion sickness to read in a car, I am usually able to read on a plane. During several long flights, I ended up reading more over the past two weeks than I have read in the past few months. Here are a couple things I learned or thought about during my time away.

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Body, Mind, Nature

Try This at Home: Look at the Horizon


I am now living closer to the ocean than at any other time in my life. For most of my life,  I lived in a landlocked city that required 4-5 hours of driving for a glimpse of the sea. I can’t tell you how much I enjoy being closer to a coast now. I find it completely mesmerizing, almost addictive, to stare at the ocean and watch the sunlight sparkle on the water. To gaze at the horizon, where the ocean meets the sky. Continue reading “Try This at Home: Look at the Horizon”