Posts by Jeff-Urmston

Jeff is a designer, philosopher, and blogger that writes about growing your mind through meditation, mindfulness, and helping others.  You can connect with Jeff on Twitter via @jeffurmston or on at www.livegrowchange.com.

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Calmness Is Contagious, Even If You’re Faking It

“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” ~Unknown

We had just reached cruising altitude, and my friend and I were settling in for the eight-hour flight from Tokyo to Honolulu. Exhausted after spending the day in the airport, we were excited to finally be in the air with beaches awaiting us at our destination.

Jered and I were on an adventure around the world flying with standby tickets to any destination that had open seats. Even though we had been trying to get a seat to Bangkok, then Sydney, …