Every day of our life consists of a sequence of events. Very individually we often evaluate these moments subconsciously positive or negative and give them a certain degree of intensity. Most people avoid negative situations in order to avoid being disappointed. Positive moments come into focus, because they seem to give us happiness and satisfaction. However, it is those moments that contain the greatest potential for happiness and satisfaction.
Here, at ExploreBorders, we regularly call for people to discover, questioning, and even cross their own borders. And even though we do refer to outdoor activities, you certainly can grow internal in other areas of life.
“Nature is the best therapy.”
… I come across this quote while browsing the web. A modern lettering in front of a hip landscape shot … which I also believe to have seen as background for “Carpe diem” …
But ok – nature as a therapy! How does it work?
Getting on an adventure means always taking on risks. We dare something new, something whose outcome we can hardly or cannot foresee:
If you are looking for the kick or the adventure, it seems like you have to invest more and more money to experience anything at all.
When asked “What are we going to do at the weekend?” More and more the answer is “Oh, nothing special. I have no money!”.
We love success stories.
Stories of people who, despite a multitude of obstacles, made it to the top. Stories of radiant winners on the podium, Oscar winners, and first ascenders …
“They did it!”
It hides under the bed and in the darkness, it comes over us at high altitude or during a retreat. Sometimes as a spider, sometimes as a tight elevator, sometimes as a math teacher
Josh has a dream. He wants to drive the big red car, driving through the city with a tossing siren and all other cars have to wait. He imagines this exactly and in this moment the 5-years-old Josh knows one thing for sure: He is going to be a Firefighter.