“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep”. This is what Shakespeare wrote in his play, The Tempest. This poetic image conjures up the image of people who go through each day of their lives in a sleep state, oblivious to the sometimes subtle, sometimes glorious aspects of their world. On rare occasions, they awaken acutely to their awareness of living. In these moments they might discover that they experience real life like queens and kings, gods and goddesses, because they woke up and remembered who they are and what they came here for. This article is the first of a three part series on ways to pay attention to your world through three different lenses.