Camp and Retreat E-News:The Link Between Awe and Wellness

March 01, 2019


The Link Between Awe and Wellness

Written by Sarah DiGiulio 

Awe is the emotion we feel in response to something vast that defies our existing frame of reference. It leads us to expand our perception and humbly reorient our understanding of ourselves. Scientists suggest that experiencing awe can help us engage and connect with others, improve our health, and increase personal and social wellness. The article suggests a few practices that might help elicit a sense of awe. Camp and retreat ministry leaders will find them familiar.

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