The Philosophy of Calm

There are so many reasons to be frantic, to run from one thing to another, to be pumped high with anxiety and dread. And yet – as we know in our hearts – it is even more of a priority to keep an occasional appointment with someone we neglect in our normal frenzy: a deeper, quieter part of ourselves.

We should learn to develop a readier awareness of our beautifully miniscule place in the wider scheme of things – to free ourselves from our constant debilitating anxieties, and to bring a little perspective back to our needlessly tense and preciously brief lives.

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