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What is your calm?

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posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:02 PM
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In this insane world, what is your calm?

What is your refuge to just forget it all?
What items help take you there?

I know it sounds weird but I love the glow of my salt lamp and some nice music, a book, or perhaps a nice cup of tea and a documentary. My first bliss is gardening, but since I can’t do that until it warms up I’ll settle for this.

For this Sunday evening, think about those without comfort, that are fighting for their home, and appreciate yours a little more.
Be Well,

XOXO JAGs




posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:13 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

I have to say.. as a European the fear of ww3 have consumed me, and I cannot stop reading about the Ukraine conflict.
I am not scared of dying, but I have kids that I would like to have a long healthy life.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:16 PM
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originally posted by: Spacespider
a reply to: JAGStorm

I have to say.. as a European the fear of ww3 have consumed me, and I cannot stop reading about the Ukraine conflict.
I am not scared of dying, but I have kids that I would like to have a long healthy life.


I was watching way too much so I had to pull myself away. I do not live in Europe but I still have a lot of friends there, and since that is where I grew up, it has a piece of my heart. I also have Ukrainian family (luckily stateside). It is very disturbing.

I hope you find calm, for yourself and your children. I hope this is over very soon.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:28 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

Beyond Creepy on youtube. There are some others, but he's one of the best. I love unexplained glitch in the matrix stories.
Also, playing Roblox .

When I'm not feeling too lazy I enjoy walks with music. I used to run , but haven't been able to get back into it since my pregnancy 10 years ago

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posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:36 PM
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I play this really mind numbing game. Oddly everyone is unbelievable nice in the game and we all help each other and it’s really relaxing for me.

Have you checked out Bailey Sarian on YT? I also find her murder mysteries really calming.🫕



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:47 PM
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Ummm…how much of this actually affects you…beyond you obsessing about the what ifs of the world…

Perhaps we have no power to change the paths that those we’ve chosen to lead us into the future have placed us on…

Why worry about that which you may have zero control over…

Perhaps the collective we do have that power…

Why fill your heart…mind…and spirit with negativity…perhaps if all those who take sides and fill the void with their negative emotions and energies…instead released all that ennui and just let it slip away…and allowed the things that engender joy…and empathy…and compassion…to fill them and loose those emotions and energies instead…?

Perhaps that’s all it takes to create causality…to birth change…to be that…calm that you speak to…

Calm…for me…resides in accepting and evaluating exactly who and what I am…and finding the balance that all of my natures can be equal on…and accepting that they are each and everyone intrinsic to finding expression as a whole being…


What more could be done…beyond not adding to the negative mind aspects which are currently flooding the spectrums with…






YouSir
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edit on 27-2-2022 by YouSir because: And again…



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:48 PM
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originally posted by: JAGStorm
In this insane world, what is your calm?

What is your refuge to just forget it all?
What items help take you there?

I know it sounds weird but I love the glow of my salt lamp and some nice music, a book, or perhaps a nice cup of tea and a documentary. My first bliss is gardening, but since I can’t do that until it warms up I’ll settle for this.

For this Sunday evening, think about those without comfort, that are fighting for their home, and appreciate yours a little more.
Be Well,

XOXO JAGs



For me, outdoors activities and nature are big ones. I've been trying to hike once a week recently except if it's too cold with snow. Then skiing like yesterday.

Like you, music has always been powerful for me too.
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posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 07:56 PM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

For me the calm is just being occupied.
Doesn’t really matter how.

My wood shop, cooking, reading a good book.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:02 PM
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Hot bath with Eucalyptus essential oil.

Soft cozy blankets, watching my cat sleeping all snuggly in her soft cozy blankets

Delving into my Missing 411 books

A long drive with the radio on

Puzzles

Talking about the world with my son 💙



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:05 PM
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originally posted by: JAGStorm
a reply to: ancientlight

I play this really mind numbing game. Oddly everyone is unbelievable nice in the game and we all help each other and it’s really relaxing for me.

Have you checked out Bailey Sarian on YT? I also find her murder mysteries really calming.🫕

So what's the game you play ?



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:07 PM
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My recipe for success..



Two fingers of Crown Royal X.O. sipping whiskey.
A frosted pilsner glass of poured dogfishhead Sea Quench Ale.
A small cigarette of homegrown Sunset Sherbert.
Layna Bear Cuddled up beside me.

Win!

😇


Respectfully,
~meathead



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:10 PM
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I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me....HST

actually over the covid quarantine I taught myself to play a halfassed lounge style jazz piano. I play when I get stressed like now. I'm also considering going back to drinking, after 8 years sober.
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posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:25 PM
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Going to my favorite butcher, picking out a nice piece of meat and building a dish around it.

When I want to forget anything I engage myself fully in my kitchen and cook or bake up a storm. It's my hobby. Reminds me of my days working in a restaurant which I enjoyed a lot, but quite difficult to build a career off, so I chose to just make it my favorite pass time.

I also like to read a lot, but I tend to read heavy economic or political stuff so it's kind of missing the point.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 08:48 PM
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I play red dead online.

It’s been my escape for nearly 2 years now. Get home from a stressful day at work, then just spend a few hours messing around hunting 3 star animals and doing dailies.

Occasionally some clown comes along and snipes you well your minding your own business just peacefully fishing, but that’s cool too, because 9 times out of ten they’re going to end up regretting it... lol.

Kind of tired of irl politics these days. The virtual world of RDO just kind of feels less cringe to me.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 09:29 PM
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Most nights I'm at practice in some capacity or other. It's hard to really care much when you're physically exhausted, but I enjoy being so concentrated on what I'm doing that I lose track of everything else for a while.

When I'm not doing that, I like zoning out on a video game: RimWorld, Jurassic World Evolution, XCOM2, one of the CIV franchise, Planet Zoo, Cyberpunk ... I like to put on my sherpa booties and my comfy and bring along a large mug of hot tea.

Sometimes, I read a lot too.



posted on Feb, 27 2022 @ 10:04 PM
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Being near a body of water.....I crave it and need it for my calm.
But when home....finding a series to stream that I can binge and get lost in. The more twisted, intense, dramatic....the better.
I also have a Tumblr site I have gone to for about 10 years now. A woman posts random images she loves - and for some reason, I find it a very calming site. I even sent her an anonymous message and asked her to please never stop posting and told her why. LOL It is random images from nature to fashion to objects to quotes. I just endless scroll and get lost in the images. Example:
Weird, huh. lol



posted on Feb, 28 2022 @ 01:02 AM
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a reply to: JAGStorm

Heroes of Hyperborea, my own set of boardgame rules, have spent 20 years gathering,modifying and painting high fantasy miniatures to fit in it.

Hmm.. I think the Ogres have been plotting again to raid the brewery of the dwarf hold.
There also has been rumors of a necromancer that has built a skeleton horde.



posted on Feb, 28 2022 @ 08:24 AM
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Outside -- appreciating forests and fields.

Inside -- on occasion, relaxing to Gregorian Chants.

Cheers



posted on Feb, 28 2022 @ 08:25 AM
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Be sure that elves haven't been gaslighting the ogres to get up to bad behavior.

Cheers







 
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