The world is a very tumultuous place right now. Violence is rampant, intolerance is becoming more widespread, and emotions are winning over the voice of reason. Rhetoric is flooding the airwaves and social media. It’s all very chaotic. How do you escape it?
Take a break. Stop trying to drink from the firehose of Twitter. Forget Facebook for a bit. Turn off the TV and talk radio.
There’s a lot of negativity right now. We’re not designed to cope with this much. So step away; disconnect. The negativity will dissipate.
Be calm. Enjoy simple pleasures.
Write to yourself if you need to get something off your chest. Let the chaos flow out, onto the page.
When you are finished, tranquility will have arrived.
It has for me. This is my pause.
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