Getting away and allowing nature to speak to you in silence is a sure fire way to calm your spirit and prepare you to get back into the race.
You know... no matter how positive a person might be, every now and then, life circumstances can make you question yourself and your existence. Life can be very difficult at times... that's for sure. When things go squirrelly in my life and I start to question myself, I consciously take a "life break" and go some place that lets me see the beauty of the world again and reflect on the positive aspects of my life. In doing so, I start to refocus on what my purposes are in life.