Quick: Think of a place where you have visited or lived in that gives you the feels…
You know the place I’m talking about. That place that makes you feel at peace. At home. The place that your mind goes when you think about your “happy place.” Your go-to vacation spot. Your getaway.
How many times have you been there? Once? A hundred times? Maybe you live there. Maybe it’s a place so familiar you can close your eyes and you are instantly transported there.
Or maybe it’s just a place you saw in a travel magazine, and you knew that was YOUR place, and you knew that someday you would get there. Someday.
Is it here?
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How about here?
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Maybe this place?
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When you think of your place, is it a wide open vista…
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Or is it a small cozy space?
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Is it outside?
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Or no one around for miles?
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How does thinking about your place make you feel? Warm and fuzzy? Content? Happy? Did you associate the place with someone you know? Someone you used to know? Friends? Family? Have you shared your place with others? Your children?
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Or have you kept it secret because it’s your place?
When were you last there? If you haven’t been there in a long time, why not plan a trip?
Or if that is not feasible, be an armchair traveler. Visit websites. Search for images.
Or if you want, go old school and visit a library and read books.
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Twenty years from now, will you be thinking about the place you are right now?
Go ahead, nostalgia seeker: Go find your place.
(And don’t worry . . . We’ll still be here when you get back.)
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Let me know: Where is your place?
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Steve is a lawyer, writer, and the lucky father of three amazing boys. Here at The Nostalgia Diaries, his goal is to help readers focus on the important things, and wants everyone to celebrate the past to create better days today.
At The Nostalgia Diaries, our goal is to help you simplify, enhance, and engage your lives by focusing on the most important things: remembering, appreciating, believing, and becoming. It’s all about celebrating the past to create better days today.