Calmness in Chaos
Finding calm in the chaos.
“I breathe in calmness, I breathe out stress. I inhale peace and tranquility, I exhale fear.”
“Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down.”
Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.
“Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.” - Swami Vivekananda
‘They call it “peace of mind” but maybe it should be called “peace from mind”.’ - Naval Ravikant
“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” Dalai Lama
“A calm mind becomes fertile soil for the seeds of happiness to sprout and grow.” – David Scott
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
Now is a time to slow down and become fiercely rational, not emotional. Be proactive, not reactive. Have direction, not speed. Go slow. Choose wisely.
“Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful.” - Marianne Williamson
“Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” - Remez Sasson
“Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organise your life around it.” - Brian Tracy
“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. What lesson can be learned from the present storm you are passing through?”
“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and operations of thought.” James Allen
“Calmness is the lake of mind, thankfulness is the lake of heart.”
“The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear.” Prasad Mahes
“A calm mind is able to see things logically and with clarity. Stillness of mind can only be achieved by relieving it of negativity. To relieve the mind of negativity, it becomes necessary to rid it of waste and fill it with nothing but positivity.”
“Reduce the speed and intensity to reduce stress. A flower blooms slowly, in calmness, and in serenity.” Debasish Mridha
“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” St. Francis de Sales
“Calamities arrive sometimes only for bringing more calmness in ourselves which is hidden deep within.”
“Respect your calmness because it is the loudest voice of your strength.”
“When you have inner calmness then you automatically succeed in what you do. The more silent you are from inside, your thoughts and actions become more powerful.” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. Zen proverb
“The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.” - Marcus Aurelius
The measure of wisdom is how calm you are when facing any given situation. Naval Ravikant
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
“Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.” – Epictetus
“To receive without pride, we must let go without attachment.” – David Scott
“Allow your calm mind to create a protective impenetrable fortress.” – David Scott
“Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.” - Christian D. Larson