The Serenity Pill

4 min readJul 19, 2023

“There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.” — William Robertson Davies

“The Serenity Pill”

“Practice the pause. Pause before judging. Pause before assuming. Pause before accusing. Pause whenever you’re about to react harshly and you’ll avoid doing and saying things you’ll later regret.” — Lori Deschene

“The Serenity Pill”

“Give people the benefit of the doubt, over and over again, and do the same for yourself. Believe that you’re trying and that they’re trying. See the good in others, so it brings out the best in you.” — Liz Newman

If there is a lot of drama or nonsense in your life, there is a very effective pill that works perfectly 24/7 and 86,400 seconds of each glorious day.

We live in a social media, digital world where you can order anything and get it yesterday.

JB and the big A have that absolutely managed with an engine that doesn’t quit. For example, the big A’s prime day 2023 hit 12.7 billion.

Seriously, what is needed are proactive tools that can cut through the maze of intolerance, judgement, narrow-mindedness, veils of anonymity, misinformation, disinformation and everything else that falls into this camp.

Twenty years ago, I came across a book entitled, As a Man Thinketh by James Allen published in 1903.

120 years later and this little book actually might represent the yellow brick road.

Chapter 7, Serenity is the pill described above.

I have read Serenity for the past 20 years each morning as part of my morning ritual.

It never ceases to be inspirational, motivating and purposeful.

Without a doubt, there are always curves and detours along the journey but this little nugget has provided me with the spiritual armor necessary for maintaining emotional intelligence and critical thinking.

As a result, this sustained stamina deflects most intruding and toxic energies from your psychological house.

Try it and if it resonates with you, you will have joined the growing 3% of the planet that understand this material and live it daily.

Attached below is the script and the YouTube link to the Masterful Bob Proctor, my mentor that has transformed so many lives over his illustrious career.

All the best.

The best is yet to come for you.

Carpe momentum.

Serenity Audio by Bob Proctor

“The Serenity Pill”

Serenity by James Allen

The Best Is Yet To Come For You Publication

Wednesday July 19, 2023

Yours in success

Franco Cianflone

1 on 1 Coaching

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Certified Corporate Trainer, Educator, Business Consultant, Author & Entrepreneur. Franco Cianflone is a graduate of the internationally acclaimed Bill Gove Speech Workshop with a Corporate Speaker designation.

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Fifty years of Education and Business leadership compliments his mission to transform and catapult the results of individuals everywhere on the globe as far as Australia. His life mantra is, “Others will be looking at the fire while you are walking through the fire towards your victory and success.





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