Passing time with the sleeping trees (and sleeping world) is good for you. Walking slowly, observing last year’s birds scouting for a new pad, enjoying the silent surrounding being disturbed only by the snow collapsing beneath the weight of your boots.

Here’s an fascinating¬†interview on the art of slowing that I came across this week; it’s all about recognizing when to slow your life, and what it means for you in the long run. + some food for thought.

Photographs were taken at Vienna’s Prater.