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The Circle of Life: Childlike Curiosity Returns in Later Years

As children, we approach the world with wonder and curiosity. Every new experience is an opportunity for discovery, and we are endlessly fascinated by the world around us. Whether it's a worm wriggling in the dirt, a butterfly fluttering its wings, or the sensation of our own feet on the ground, everything seems new and exciting. As we grow older, we often lose touch with that childlike sense of wonder. We become preoccupied with our daily routines, responsibilities, and obligations. We start to take the world for granted, seeing it only in terms of what it can do for us rather than what it is. But as we age, we may find ourselves returning to that sense of childlike wonder, albeit differently.  We begin to appreciate the simple things in life, the things that once seemed so mundane. A walk in the park becomes an opportunity to observe the changing colours of the leaves, the sound of the birds in the trees, and the feel of the wind on our faces. A conversation with a friend becomes