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When there is just a little too much going, when finding a peaceful place becomes difficult, when you need to step back and find your footing again, what is it you do to find tranquility?
Posted by Margene in Danshari | Permalink
I sit and knit in silence. Works every time.
October 23, 2012 at 04:53 AM
don't quite know why, but those labyrinths really work to do exactly that.
October 23, 2012 at 04:54 AM
Ride my tractor. Being out on the land alone is just right.
October 23, 2012 at 05:08 AM
What Carole said, or spinning does the trick, too.
October 23, 2012 at 05:38 AM
I light up a pumpkin chai candle, turn on Yoga radio (Pandora) and escape to my studio to either knit or sew quietly. It frees up my mind. I hope life settles down a bit for you soon.
October 23, 2012 at 05:53 AM
Knitting, of course. I also find praying my (Anglican) rosary very soothing.
Barbara Seiver |
October 23, 2012 at 06:35 AM
Although I'd love to say "knit" (and that does help me find my "center" immensely), my #1 way to regain "peace" is to . . . walk. I find that I need to move and breathe and remember that there are things bigger than myself. The labyrinth seems just about perfect.
October 23, 2012 at 06:51 AM
Yeah, I'm with Kym. Sometimes the knitting does it, but it can also be problematic and stressful -- like right now, when I'm struggling to pull together something that works. Walking -- or some type of not too strenuous physical movement that doesn't require a lot of thought (I found it vacuumming the other day, but not always!) helps to ground me, allows perspective and focus to return.
October 23, 2012 at 07:28 AM
I made myself a string of prayer beads and when I need to unwind and focus I say my prayers.
October 23, 2012 at 08:23 AM
That is why I hike on the weekends so I enjoy enjoy the beauty of nature. I also listen to music!
October 23, 2012 at 09:41 AM
Taking a walk, praying the rosary, & knitting all help me slow down and find peace.
October 23, 2012 at 02:46 PM
OK, not really. Usually knit or go for a walk.
Cheryl S. |
October 23, 2012 at 03:33 PM
take a walk on the beach. Nothing grounds me faster than digging my toes in the sand and listening to the waves and seagulls
October 25, 2012 at 04:53 AM
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