Though this is actually a Monthly Peace Challenge, but I know myself well enough to know that lack of diligence will get in the way so I will post only when I remember.
Here we go, spreading love and cookies!
This month, the theme is to come up with a peace of mantra of sorts: What one thought will you focus on this year to bring more peace?
Hmm, this is a tough one. I mean, a have so many good mantras it’s hard to pick the best one. Let me think about it.
Okay, I guess I’d say:
adj [C1728; origin: Indonesian word. see: SELOW]
1. take things easy
3. keep calm
4. everybody be cool
I used to be a very anxious person. You know, the one with excessive worrying, rumining and fear about future uncertainties either based on real or imagined events. BUT NOT ANYMORE. All thanks to this magic mantra.
Maybe there are some people out there who enjoy being anxious and if you’re one of those people, be my guest. I hate anxiety attack. I can’t concentrate, would not be able to think of my words, and my thoughts would be horribly disorganized. Result: extreme headache and exhaustion.
But now I know how to deal with it. So whenever the anxiety creep up, I’d say to my self.
It’s like a quick stress relieve that I highly recommend. Trust me it works, I speak from experience.
Anyway, I think it’s best if I use someone else’s words besides my own (see above), since so many amazing people have said it better than I could. There are a billion awesome quotes about peace out there. But personally the best one is this.
Without further ado, I present my quote for peace in 2014: