The Stoics knew: Being bothered is unhealthy.
Your prayers have crossed the centuries wide / To this Thanksgiving Day!
“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” Sir Edward Gibbon
Since Stoicism is primarily practical, a list of its basic principles can help to stay focused.
After our experience yesterday afternoon, I’d add Amish to the quote below, but also make sure not to limit the list to “Judeo-Christian” denominational flavors. Buddhists, pagans, and secular humanists scurry & scramble equally in their endless quest for that elusive more as well, and they are every bit as “religious.” My oldest son was