The Book of Calm by Lizzie Cornwall

The Book of Calm:
– we have more possibilities available in each moments than we realise [Thich Nhat Hanh]
– nothing can bring you peace but yourself [Ralph Waldo Emerson]
– lose your eyes & focus on our breathing. Don’t try to change it. Simply be aware of it.
– each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. [Mahatma Gandhi]
– the future starts today, not tomorrow. [Pope John Paul II]
– if you let go of worry, your dreams can fly free.
– give me odorous at sunrise, a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. [Walt Whitman]
– there is a wisdom of the head, and… A wisdom of the heart. [Charles Dickens]
– you’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. [Walter Hagen]
– in bed, relax your whole body, from the top of your head to the soles of your feet, to reach a state of peace.
– simple acts of kindness bring happiness & calm.
– he who has a ‘why’ in life can tolerate almost any ‘how’ [Friedrich Nietzsche]
– tilt your head & watch the clouds drifting by. Imagine yourself floating along with them.
– the most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. [Audrey Hepburn]
– meditation is the tongue of the soul & the language of our spirit [Jeremy Taylor]
– there is no one who can tell you who to be… Except yourself.
– fill your thoughts with gratitude for everything you already have.
– confine yourself to the present. [Marcus Aurelius]
– self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. [Samuel Johnson]
– a clear mind is the key to a simple life.
– all, everything I understand, I understand only because I love. [Leo Tolstoy]
– learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. [Anonymous]
– happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. [Austin O’Malley]
– spring clean your home. Tidying your surroundings will help to clear your mind.
– breathe. Relax.
– every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy & serenity [Thich Nhat Hanh]
– keep your mind open & ready to accept new thoughts.
– happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, & it leads us a wild-goose chase, & is never attained. [Nathaniel Hawthorne]

Source: The Book of Calm by Lizzie Cornwall


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