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Do You Have an Image that Calms You? Like a Clock During a Thunderstorm.

“Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.”
-Robert Louis Stevenson

I love this image, and often recall it to my mind when I feel anxious or harried.

Do you have an image that calms you?

“The Habit of Being Happy Enables One To Be Freed…From the Domination of Outward Conditions.”

“The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.”
— Robert Louis Stevenson

That’s a bold claim. Do you agree or disagree?

* I got a kick out of this post about the “Pareto-efficient marriage” on the Spousonomics blog.

* Join the discussion on the Facebook Page. Lots of interesting conversation there.