5 Reasons To Watch The Sunset No Matter Where You Travel

5 Reasons To Watch The Sunset No Matter Where You Travel

Have you watched the sunset today? Many of us love to watch the sunset from the beach as sunsets are beautiful. Even the most un-intellectual and simple people become philosophical and complex when they witness a sunset. It is a gorgeous phenomenon and it happens every day, perhaps which is why we do not give it the respect it deserves. To remind you the significance of this phenomenon and motivate yourself, here are 5 reasons to watch the sunset no matter where you travel.

Contemplate the Big Decisions in Your Life

Viewing the sunset also makes you inexplicably philosophical. If you want to make some big decisions or handle some situation and are confused about how to take action, there is hardly any other setting that will be more appropriate than the sunset.

Beautiful Sunset from Nilachal BangladeshBeautiful Sunset from Nilachal, Bangladesh

I have been through this, really, you become so philosophical and intellectual that you weigh out the consequences and formulate plans and everything! This quality of the sunset made me a firm believer in spirituality. You should definitely try it out.

It is Beautiful

The sunset is the most beautiful time of the day. I think the only other time of the day that compares to a beautiful sunset is the break of dawn but even that falls short. You get to witness all the colors at one time of the day. And it is very difficult for two sunsets to be exactly the same. Sometimes it is pink, sometimes it is yellow, orange, brown, purple, and sometimes it goes through all these colors before night falls.

Sunset Moment at Mirissa Beach in Sri LankaSunset Moment at Mirissa Beach in Sri Lanka

This alone is a wonderful reason why you should appreciate it from time to time. So head off to the beach and watch the mighty ocean swallow the majestic sun with all its light.


Bring in Those Artistic Feels

This is true for me so I am assuming it will be relatable to most of you as well. Every time I view the sunset, I get overtaken by a great desire to do something artistic. Since I am not an artistic person, I just want to paint a sunset. But I think the more creative people out there will be able to make better use of the feelings this phenomenon instills in us.

Sunset in the Hulhumale Island MaldivesSunset Moment in the Maldives

Blow off Some Steam

Going through a rough patch? Have too many deadlines and obligations and not enough time? Here’s the thing, you always have enough time, you just need to organize this time well enough to make room for everything.

Sunset View From Humayun’s Tomb in IndiaSunset View From Humayun’s Tomb in India

This probably sounds like a film scene but when you are going through something similar, just take out a couple of hours and go view the sunset from the beach. All the anxiety and stressed welled up inside of you will wash away and you will know you can handle whatever life throws at you.

During Sunset at Uluwatu TempleDuring Sunset at Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia

Motivate Yourself to Do Something Productive

Viewing the sunset is also a great cure for procrastination. You suddenly become motivated to complete your pending works or assignments, take up a new hobby anything! And if you don’t feel that, just know you wasted a lot of time looking at the sun and you should really get back to something else now!

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5 Reasons To Take Out Time To Watch The Sunset

Viewing The Sunset To Motivate Yourself - Beautiful Sunset Shot From Nilachal, Bangladesh

Share your thoughts. I believe by now you’ve started loving at least one reason to take out time to watch the sunset. Do you have any favorite sunset moments to share during your trip around?

Author Bio:

Juliet is a part of a Student Astronomical Society. She is an avid reader and science lover. She is an astronomy geek with a keen interest in new technology and gadgets for looking into space. She regularly writes reviews on www.telescopicwatch.com.

10 replies
  1. Shona
    Shona says:

    I agree with how a sunset induces calm. I’m always waiting for the hiss when the sun finally connects with the water. The colours and drama are like staring into a campfire – mesmerising!

  2. Edith
    Edith says:

    These are all great reasons! Actually one of my favorite past times is to sit and watch sunsets. I get so sad when you can’t really see it haha. Back home in Arizona we have some of the best sunsets because we are surrounded by mountains and the views are some I never got tired of. It’s one of those things I miss most about home. Glad you enjoy them too.

  3. Postcard stories
    Postcard stories says:

    The most beautiful sunsets are to the see… As I live quite far from the sea most of my life, whenever I go on vacation, I wach sunsets every night😊 I believe the main thing to do while watching the sun set is meditation and getting in peace to yourself and your surroundings…


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