The concept of calm can seem abstract and elusive. It’s a state of mind that tends to conjure up an image of a sunset from a mountain top or a beach sunrise. And yet you crave that feeling on a more constant level. You know that lighting candles and taking long pampering baths offers tranquility, but you’re after something deeper.

In the first instance, feeling calm probably means not feeling the way you do right now: worried, anxious, stressed or possibly depressed. All of these states are on a continuum, so although the extremes might be very different, individually they are difficult to distinguish. One thing is for sure, wherever you are on that continuum it doesn’t feel good.

If you could somehow not feel ...

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