12+ Satisfying Patterns To Soothe Your Soul

You know those oddly satisfying videos you could watch for hours? Do you ever wonder why that is? Or why do we become so captivated by perfectly aligning patterns or when something fits just right?

Well, apparently, they both have a lot to do with how we as humans are built. We like symmetry and most objects in the real world are symmetrical. Even biologically, symmetry is a sign of good health while mutations or diseased tend to be non-symmetrical. It’s also been proven that both men and women find potential romantic or sexual partners more attractive is their faces are more symmetrical.

“I would claim that symmetry represents order, and we crave order in this strange universe we find ourselves in,” physicist Alan Lightman writes in The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew.” Seeing aligning and symmetrical patterns can be really calming for most people, so scroll down to see some of them.

 

1. The way that the railing splits up the reflected lights.

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2. This very satisfying stairway… (to heaven?)

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3. The way snow fell through the gaps in the bench.

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4. These rocks lined up in a hierarchy.

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5. Fifty shades of grapes!

 

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6. Simply amazing!

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7. Who could bring themselves to ruin this by eating it?

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8. Captured at the perfect time, from the perfect angle!

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9. That’s just a giant ravioli!

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10. No one is allowed to ruin the order by buying one!

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11. Starry night…

 

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12. How can you choose?!

 

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13. A bouquet of carrots! Or is it a coral?

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14. The dedication this must have taken. The patience!

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15. How do you take your coffee?

 

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16. No, it’s not two different pictures!

 

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17. Yes!

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