“The more tranquil a man becomes, the
greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is
one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.” — James Allen

You deal smoothly with the ups-and-downs of life. Most people
generally reflect the state of their personal worlds. When things are going well,
they are more positive and energetic. When their worlds are in a down turn,
they are more irritable and anxious. For you, though, this pattern is not
evident. Rather, you seem unaffected by the fluctuations. This is because you
separate events from your reaction or response to them. To let yourself be
pulled up and down by what is happening around you consumes unproductive energy
and attention and diminishes your capacity to deal effectively with whatever is