in the midst of chaos, one can indeed find a little bit of silence. it takes practice, it’s never easy, and we’re rarely accustomed to shutting our minds off from the world. but in brief moments like these, one has to realize that although working hard is the way through, constantly putting deadlines and end times on things and projects doesn’t really work. whatever can be adjusted now, should be worked on. trying to predict the future isn’t part of that.