How Awe-Inspiring Experiences Can Make You Happier, Less Stressed And More Creative

September 22, 2014 2:20 PM

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How Awe-Inspiring Experiences Can Make You Happier, Less Stressed And More Creative

When you look at a majestic natural landscape -- waterfalls, mountain ranges, vast deserts -- what do you feel? For many, the beauty of nature inspires a sense of awe, a powerful but understudied emotion that has important implications for our well-being.

We tend to think of awe as a religious or spiritual experience, and such experiences have been documented and described in a number of texts in both Eastern and Western spiritual traditions. But awe isn't restricted to the realm of the mystical. Atheists and non-believers are also capable of experie...

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