Does Any Philosophy Apply To A Mother?

When I came upon Stoicism, I immediately become a fancier. I felt an exalting delight of relief, comfort and joy, for, in many of its concepts, I recognized my own insights. I spent a lot of time reading, thinking and introducing others to the ideas of Stoicism. In many aspects, it is similar to Buddhism, to which I also relate. So, I absorbed all wise words of all these wise men and tried to apply them to soothe my worries, anxieties and fears. Yet, slowly one question started corroding my philosophical delight:

Does Stoicism actually apply to a mother?
Does any philosophy at all apply to a mother?

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Do you know how to remain at rest in a room?

All of the human unhappiness comes from one single thing: not knowing how to remain at rest in a room.- Blaise Pascal

We live fast-forwarded lives in a fast-forwarded world. We can not stop; the world can not stop. We hurry, we are always in a hurry. And we worry, we always worry. And we are busy; we are always busy.

We can not hear our own thoughts.

But then something happens, and we must stop. And then, we found ourselves in a room. And then the question comes:

Do you know how to remain at rest in a room?

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