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Adj.1.equanimous - in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
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First, because it establishes the role of the sanitary authority, performing schedules / giving directions as equanimous as possible, with no other form of access to services.
You can always ensure a decent initial with a star cast and hype but beyond that it is actually content that should talk." Facing social media trolls With his recent experience with Odiyan (the period movie was mercilessly trolled online forcing the director to make a plea for the general public to watch the movie before passing judgment) Mohanlal might be expected to be bitter, but the actor is surprisingly equanimous. "When you start respecting a performance, be it a musical concert or theatre.
As for calm, that can come and go, depending on how equanimous you are with what is actually unfolding in this moment, which can often be far from what we might have hoped for.
As her name denotes, Patientia receives her insults and wrathful attacks with an equanimous bearing.
So the really difficult part is when you're meditating for this long is you're sitting with awareness and with an equanimous mind so that you're not leaning into cravings or aversions.
Whereas folks mostly operate in a world of "motivated perception," seeking stimuli that reflects their desires, the mindful take a more open-minded, equanimous approach to new things.
In theory, chant is theological, embodying divine simplicity in all its ecclesial richness; in practice, however, chant is anthropological, encapsulating human simplicity in all its equanimous cultural manifestations and forms.
During his sermons to the soldiers, Soen taught that a clear and equanimous mind could thwart any enemy attack; unfortunately, his accounts of the devastation of war prove his teaching false.
(*) The previous night, I had heard that my usually stoic and equanimous mother had decided to separate from my beloved but apparently cheating father because she could no longer stand his disrespect and lack of consideration towards her.
Attempting to introduce such an outstanding and visible figure as Robert Darnton--current director of the Harvard University Library, long-time professor in the History Department at Princeton University, a great connoisseur of Diderot's Encyclopedie Archives and of the prolongations of its history in the National Archives of France, and, finally, an informed and equanimous polemicist who has long written in the New York Review of Books--to an audience of historians or a cultivated academic public is a pointless endeavor.