Things are always happening around us and to us. We feel our hearts race when we encounter a surprise (like getting an extra large chocolate chip in your ice cream), and we hold onto those memories for quick lifts during dull days.
I just wish I could remember more happy little surprises as the days roll on and the years speed by. I had read somewhere that our notion of time flying as we grow older is due to our brain’s already well-stocked memory. So, as we go along our day to day lives, nothing has quite the same sparkle as when we were younger – nothing surprises us anymore.
The advice, of course, was to create and experience new sensations so that time “slows” and our brains stay active.
My brain needs a good kick to remember details (that’s why I blog, scrapbook and journal). It’s not like I…
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