n our daily hustle & bustle we frequently fail 2 take the time 2 truly appreciate our fellow travelers, human & otherwise, thru this life journey. when was the last time u: stood still 2 enjoy a sunset until it completely set?, sat near a pond, lake, river or ocean & just listened 2 its motion?, interrupted ur schedule 2 lighten the load of someone who could not possibly repay u?; sat quietly w/o any extraneous electronic sounds n silent contemplative meditation 4 a whole hour or more (naps don t count)? intentionally planned a solo day journey exclusively 2 heighten ur appreciation 4 natures simple bounty? what activity, f any, do u intentionally include to alieviate or reduce stressors n ur life (besides sex, drugs, & rock & roll, or the bible), how long hv u been doing it, what r its gr8est benefits, & how did u 1st get started in it?