How to Relax

Source: Thich Nhat Hanh

Solitude doesn’t mean being by ourselves or away from civilization. Real solitude means we’re not carried away by the crowd, by sorrows about the past, by worries about the future, or by strong emotions in the present. We don’t lose our stability and our peace. We take refuge in our mindful breathing and come back to the present moment, and to the island of peace within ourselves.

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