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    Do you find it hard to stay calm and peaceful with so much uncertainty? Are you looking for peace of mind with all that is … 50 Quotes to Help You Feel More Calm and Peaceful Read More

    Do you find it hard to stay calm and peaceful with so much uncertainty?

    Are you looking for peace of mind with all that is going on around you?

    For over a month now, we’ve been at home, sheltering in place. 

    What is worse is that you may also be dealing with your son or daughter’s substance use. That is a lot to ask of anyone.

    If you are wondering if staying peaceful is something you can achieve with all that is going on in the world, the answer is “Yes.”

    Today, to remind everyone who may want some serenity in their life,  I’m sharing some quotes that I discovered about staying peaceful during times of trouble.

    Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” ~Bernie Siege

    “Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges, so relax.” ~Bryant McGill

    “Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.” ~David G. Allen

     “Just slow down. Slow down your speech. Slow down your breathing. Slow down your walking. Slow down your eating. And let this slower, steadier pace perfume your mind. Just slow down.” ~Doko

    “You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” ~George Michael

    “Don’t let people pull into the storm. Pull them into your peace.” ~Kimberly Jones

    “Some people and events are difficult to deal with, but they can only stress us if we let them. Breathe in calm, breathe out chaos, and anchor yourself in peace.” ~Lori Deschene

    “In order to move on you must understand why you felt how you did and why you no longer need to feel it.” ~Mitch Albom

    “Whenever you’re in the middle of a crisis, stop and say ‘Thank You,’ because you know that something better is on the other side.” ~Oprah Winfrey

    “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.” ~Timber Hawkeye

    “Breathe in peace. Breathe out stress. Repeat as often as necessary.” ~Unknown


    “When life gets hectic and you feel overwhelmed, take a moment to focus on the people and things you are most grateful for. When you have an attitude of gratitude, frustrating troubles will fall by the wayside.” ~Dana Arcuri

    “True freedom and the end of suffering is living in such a way as if you had completely chosen whatever you feel or experience at the moment.” ~Eckhart Tolle

    “Freedom is from within.” ~Frank Lloyd Wright

    “Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex; but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories, and make peace with them.” ~Iyanla Vanzant

    “Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko

    “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” ~John Wooden

    “What is coming is better than what is gone. Let this belief aim you in the direction you need to go.” ~Karen Salmansohn

    “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~Marcus Aurelius

    “Be grateful for your life, every detail of it, and your face will come to shine like a sun, and everyone who sees it will be made glad and peaceful.” ~Rumi

    “In times of quietness, our hearts should be like a tree, lifting their branches to heaven to draw down strength which they will need to face the storms that will surely come in life.” ~Salesians of Don Bosco

    “Even in the midst of devastation, something within us always points the way to freedom.” ~Sharon Salzberg

    “Neurologists claim that every time you resist acting on your anger, you’re actually rewiring your brain to be calmer and more loving.” ~Unknown


    “Positive thoughts and prayer have been the best means available, since the beginning of time, to transform darkness into light.” ~Cate Stevens

    “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” ~Dalai Lama

    “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” ~Deepak Chopra

    “Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” ~Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

    “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

    “No matter how dark the moment, love, and hope are always possible.” ~George Chakiris

    “If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.” ~Linda Evans

    “People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.” ~Ramona L. Anderson

    “Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” ~Remez Sasson

    “Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating –these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything” ~Wayne W. Dyer

    “If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

    “When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” ~Unknown


    “The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind.” ~Bobby Davro

    “Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.” ~David Sarnoff

    “Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there—buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.” ~Deepak Chopra

    “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” ~Eckhart Tolle

    “When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find peace of mind is waiting there.” ~George Harrison

    “You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” ~George Michael

    “Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.” ~Gerald Jampolsky

    “Peace…It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.” ~Lady Gaga

    “Remember, the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” ~Rumi

    “Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.” ~William Hazlitt

    “Breathe. Step back. Think. Then react.” ~Unknown

    I hope these inspiring quotes are a reminder to you that being peaceful is doable even during troubled times. Do your best to stay serene, calm, and tranquil.

    This too shall pass.