Where is the peace?
The Meditative Moment
One thing that can cause anxiety is having to make a big decision: whether or not to take the job, to enter the relationship, to go back to school, to say what needs saying. The next time you find yourself stuck or uncertain or overwhelmed, ask yourself where the peace is. Ponder the outcomes in terms of your peace. If you make a pro/con list, maybe add another column for peacefulness. This category isn’t measurable in concrete terms, but it can often show you which way your heart is leading. Where’s the peace, the still point, the calm center?
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