“Into the wild I go: losing my way, finding my soul.”
This weekend my friends and I decided to escape city life and enter the oasis: Joshua Tree.
This “desert oasis” is one of the most magical places I have been to in California. We spent the two days driving through the park, star gazing, and listening to the sounds of nothing.
The desolate desert brought forth new emotions and perspectives into my reality. The stars, for example, there are thousands and thousands in the sky. In Los Angeles, these bursts of light are covered by the smog and pollution. Seeing the stars made me realize how small we all really are and how thankful I am for the people in my life. There are millions and millions of humans on this planet and I am luckily enough to spend my days with some of the best.
There is a peace that resides with the sounds of nothing. Its crazy to think how much noise can distracting. When the space around you is filled with silence, it’s so easy to ground yourself and be present in the moment. I’m going to try to ground myself more often, even if I don’t have the silence of the desert to assist me.