Word of the Day: Equanimity

/ ekwəˈnimədē /, noun:

1. evenness of temper; mental composure, especially in a stressful or unyielding situation

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.” Albert Einstein

2. balance; even or proportional in disposition

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” Carl Jung