'Peace of Mind' Vs 'A Piece of My Mind'

If we are using the word ‘mind’ to describe our brains – or our personal laptops as I have come to think of them – then the definition fits and the peace we feel comes from an absence of concern. But that’s not how I interpreted ‘peace of mind’ when I read it the other day. I thought of Mind (or energy, or spirit, or whatever else you want to call it), as the intelligence behind all life, and it changed the meaning of this phrase for me. Let me illustrate.

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Thinking Out Loud

The ability to listen, while withholding judgement and the need to jump in with an opinion or solution is sometimes the greatest gift we can offer those around us. Unless you are clearly being asked for advice, try simply listening and seeking to understand the situation from your colleague, friend or loved one's perspective. Notice how often they reach their own solutions as a result.

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