I use the word, “awesome” a lot.
To many, the word “awesome” can easily be misconstrued as a banal choice. The kind of word used by a surfer who spends all his time smoking marijuana and sleeping in hammocks. A word to be paired with tubular or wicked….
But it’s not. I use it on purpose because it illustrates exactly the feeling that I hope to cultivate.
Surfing is awesome. Riding horses is awesome. Exploring new countries is awesome. Experiencing new cultures is awesome. Seeing exotic wildlife is awesome.
So it’s important to cultivate what is awesome. But I don’t say it as well as Jason Silva does: