Fandom

Psychology Wiki

Calmness

34,202pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Calmness is a mental state wherein the mind is not turbulent, but open and reflective. No emotions are agitating the mind and no insistent train of thought is disturbing the mind.

Calmness can most easily occur for the average person during a state of relaxation, but it can also be found during much more alert and aware states. Some people find that focusing the mind on something external, or even internal, such as the breathing, can itself be very calming.

Calmness is a quality that can be cultivated and increased with practice. It usually takes a trained mind to stay calm in the face of a great deal of different stimulation, and possible distractions, especially emotional ones. The negative emotions are the greatest challenge to someone who is attempting to cultivate a calm mind.

Some helpful disciplines in promoting and developing more pervasive calmness are: yoga, relaxation training, breath training, and various kinds of meditation practice.

See alsoEdit

Emotional states

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki