Don’t underappreciate calm serenity.
Marcus Aurelius noted that one can retreat into the serene haven of one’s own mind at any time.
We live in an age that dotes on excitement and entertainment, but this perspective may be harmful if taken to the extreme, and may lead one to not appreciate the very real benefits of serenity.
Those who practice some form of meditation have come around to this point of view.
In the long run, which is really more beneficial to you, excitement or peace of mind?