We had some great responses to this weeks question about maintaining your sanity which couldn't have come at a more appropriate time! Go ahead and see how folks are keeping their cool, keeping balanced, finding strength and keeping the craziness of the world at bay...
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@wakeupkitty## The world makes insane?
@wakeupkitty doesn't even consider that the craziness of the world would affect her sanity and for good reason...
@Fenngen## No drama, good life - EcoTrain Question Of The Week!
@Fenngen learned from school to adopt critical thinking which caused him to always be finding the problems in everything. This weighed heavy on him but as he grew older he began to see how small he was in this vast world and that the things that are going to happen will happen. There is so much that is out of our control. With realizations he has come to a place where he can embrace that life is full of opportunities which he will enjoy!
@nainaztengra## ecoTrain QOTW JOIN US! "With All the Craziness in the World How Do You Maintain Your Sanity?"
@nainaztengra has been having a real rough year to a point where she begins to feel she is going insane. But she does not for
>something that keeps me going strong, not allowing me to break down, allowing me to still keep myself in balance, letting me be in control and that's my daily Meditation practice.
@nateonsteemit## How I deal with the world's craziness
@nateonsteemit has found lots that is crazy in the world but his way of dealing with it is to build his home place into a place of resilience with developing his food forest and having his chooks, which he gathers a lot of joy from (and eventually food!)
@olivia08## QOTW: With All the Craziness in the World How Do You Maintain Your Sanity?
@olivia08 has faced many hardships (craziness) in her life and what has pulled her throguh was acceptance. Acceptance and faith which has served well through many ordeals including the recent passing of her mother and the lockdown from the coronavirus preventing her from being there with her mom. A very strong woman who is sharing with us the source of her strength.
@revisesociology## Ecotrain QOTW: With all the craziness in the world, how do you maintain your sanity?
@revisesociology suggests really looking at things to see how much craziness is in the world actually. On recognizing there really isn't that much if you make some adjustments, he then goes on to give us some tips for keeping sane going forward.
@nikolina## "Q. With all the craziness in the world how do you maintain your sanity?" - My Response
>No matter what is going on in my life, here are some things that always help me unwind, clear my mind, relax find some balance and maintain my sanity
She goes on to list four things which are good suggestions for anyone to adopt.
@trucklife-family## The Life I Lead, Keeps Me Sane In These Crazy Times - EcoTrain Question Of The Week!
@trucklife-family wrote a beautiful post about taking responsibility and how her spending a lot of time outdoors in nature helps to keep her grounded and reminds her of all she has to be grateful for.
>Living so close to nature and interacting with it daily, really brings me peace of mind, even in these crazy times. have to be grateful for. Living so close to nature and interacting with it daily, really brings me peace of mind, even in these crazy times.
@minismallholding## Attempting to Keep a Cool Head When the World is Going Crazy.
@minismallholding with all that was going on in her life had a first response of "I don't" but afterwards she wrote this about how she keeps sane:
>Often I have to just avoid thinking about it all for a bit and try to enjoy the little things; have a laugh and a joke with friends, even if it's poking fun at things that some people think we need to be more serious about.
That, plus mending and altering clothes.
@porters## Maintaining My Sanity - Mindfulness, Meditation and Forest Retreat with the Super Moon
Having a home in the Boreal forest to retreat to from all the craziness of the world plus having developed a meditation practise has gone a long way to keeping @porters sane! She goes on to share some benefits for being mindful to maintain physical and mental well-being. Her post includes tips for releasing your worries and getting you out of that anxious feeling. She also touches on some astrology as a tool for understanding and the influence of the moon on your energies with some beautiful pictures of the first full super moon of March.
@zeleiracordero## I am only one. But I am one - With All the Craziness in the World How Do You Maintain Your Sanity?
@zeleiracordero gave some beautiful quotes one of which she works from the premisies of and writes:
>doing what is within my reach and the rest that does not depend on me, leaving it to the Universe, because we cannot recharge ourselves with what escapes our power and forces, that would be an irrelevant drain of energies.
Then she goes on to tell of a fortuitous situation that wasn't something she thought she would be encountering.
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