Calm: Cards For Serenity

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“It isn’t that we ever forget the value of calm, just that losing our composure is a constant risk. Every day brings with it new temptations to lose our tempers: the behaviour of partners, colleagues, children – and computers. Fresh distractions, worries and fears arise which leave us feeling anxious and unsettled. This small pack of playing cards is made up of a succession of eloquent and beautiful reminders of just how we should approach our frustrations. It powerfully summons up our best and calmest selves – at precisely the moments when we need them most.” – The School of Life

As someone who is quite busy, often stressed and anxious about who-knows-what, and constantly looking for fun and stimulating activities to fill up her spare time with, I sometimes forget to truly relax, and to calm/clear my body and mind.

I picked up this set of cards while I was at Oxford over the summer, and from the ones I’ve looked at, they’ve challenged me to think a little differently. I thought I would share them with you in hopes that you too can look at things from another perspective, and calm.


Source/purchase here: The School of Life