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a contented mind is a perpetual feast

If happy and satisfied, one will not strive to acquire more. Once I reframed my priorities, I realized that I had everything I could ever want. I guess it's true that a contented mind is a perpetual feast.

contented mind is a perpetual feast

Prov. If you are mentally at peace, you will always feel that you have enough of everything, and will not have to strive to get more. Jill: Lillian doesn't make very much money, but she seems to be happy all the time. I wonder how she manages that? Jane: A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
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This is not always in the literal sense of returning to a place of origin, but can be understood more symbolically in the idea of finding acceptance, legitimacy, or contentedness, which marginalised people are routinely denied.
Alertness and contentedness improved significantly within the pycnogenol group and levels of anxiety decreased by 17%.
Of course, well-being and contentedness mean different things to different people and are measured in a variety of ways.
Only contentedness possessed a significant relationship with 1,8-cineole levels, and interestingly to some of the cognitive performance outcomes, leading to the intriguing proposal that positive mood can improve performance whereas aroused mood cannot," said Moss.
Whereas for Wilber, expanded consciousness evokes contentedness, seamlessness and unity, for the aforementioned existential-spiritual thinkers it connotes a wild and wondrous trek.
These 13 Chinese cultural Values included adaptability, being conservative, contentedness, courtesy, harmony with others, patience, protecting face, prudence, reciprocity, respect for tradition, thrift, tolerance of others and trustworthiness.
Children who spend more than 10 hours a day using media scored significantly lower on a contentedness index than other children.
Fascism praised a small-minded philosophy of contentedness that found an expression in Mille lire al mese ("One Thousand Lira a Month"): "If I could have / 1,000 lira a month, / I would certainly find all happiness.
unquestioning contentedness of the people, a people undefined but for
We got to hear a life happen in all its imperfection and misery and elation and contentedness, and realize again that the great thing about life is not that the future is predictableit's that you have absolutely no idea what will happen.
It deeply saddens me after living on or around the Gulf my whole life, making a living from it, and experiencing the serenity and contentedness it has always brought to me," he said.
31) However, asked to "behold a map" of Wordsworth's "[c]ollegiate life" (203), readers note a passage that is bound by the word-axes of "time" (190) and "place" (207) and that lists cliches of poetic melancholy--a taste for pathetic landscapes and an internal weather mixing contentedness with chosen gloom.
Of late, we have seen the publication of a number of these cream-colored, one-idea books that exude the same sort of clever contentedness.