Category Archives: inner-peace

A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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The world’s spiritual geniuses seem to discover universally that the mind’s muddy river, this ceaseless flow of trivia and trash, cannot be dammed, and that trying to dam it is a waste of effort that might lead to madness. Instead … Continue reading

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Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking. ~Rumi

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The secret to happiness is low expectations. ~Barry Schwartz

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Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. ~Winnie the Pooh

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Everything begins and ends at exactly the right time and place. ~Joan Lindsay (Picnic at Hanging Rock)

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The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and … Continue reading

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