I am a very active person, so I guess it is not all that surprising that most of my things I do to relax involve activities. Nature for me is the great healer, finding some way to interact with nature, usually provides me with great joy. Not to say that I don't enjoy time spent with the boys.
Joy can be a difficult thing to find at times with all the trials and tribulations of life. Some of my most joyful moments have come on the back end of great sorrow, disappointment, and difficulty. I don't know if you can have one without the other. To truly understand joy, you must understand some degree of suffering to appreciate joy.
How to Build a Better Tomorrow, exploring the ideas of The Venus Project is the topic of this article. Humanity is facing a tipping point, will we make it, or destroy ourselves?