With all the hustle and bustle of change in schedules, social commitments, and extra tasks that come onto our plates in December, regardless of how (or if) you celebrate the holidays, I'm hearing that things are hectic this month! It's a natural consequence of our routines changing. Finding balance in all the busyness of the day takes even extra energy when we have precious little to spare. So, you might have seen on the Tides Therapy website, that a new e-learning course to cultivate peace has made its timely debut!
But what can you expect out of a claim that aims so high as to cultivate peace while you hardly have time to keep your thoughts straight through the day? Good question. One I have an answer for.
One of my favorite philosophies, Stoic philosophy, identifies closely to the Zen mindset. With this approach, you will find that cultivating peace can happen within seconds, so long as you have the right tools at your disposal. Taking time, even seconds, can allow you to use these tools with mindful intention and create a domino effect of calming