StarSilver: Having the fortitude to flourish


By MARY EU

Contentment is in the enjoyment of the simple things in life. Sometimes the most significant satisfaction comes from nature itself. Photos: 123rf

Are you floundering or flourishing?

To flounder is to feel flustered and empty. You feel you have retreated from life, and you hear yourself sighing every so often. You feel out of sync with today's messed-up world. You think you have lived past your prime, so you while away your time in a restless, unmoored existence. You wake up with a leaden feeling. You run out of gas. You feel deflated.

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