"Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
How do you get a peaceful mind?
There are many ways to create a peaceful mind.
My favorite way, accepting what is.
Life happens, you can argue with reality, wish reality were different now, think life should be different now.
The problem with this is, life happens. And as much as you argue with the way it is, it still is that way.
It doesn’t mean you cannot take action to create a different occurrence of life in the future, but if you accept what is now, you will have peace.
Having a Peaceful mind also means not judging.
What does judging mean?
Almost everything you think, is a judgment. We like to tell ourselves that we are describing what is, but the problem is, it isn’t.
We are giving our judgment of what we think is. You are saying what you think it is and what people should be, and what they should do, and how the world should be.