What we call pleasure…

“What we call pleasure, and rightly so, is the absence of all pain.”

Cicero

Correction: Numbness is the absence of all pain, which some may find pleasurable in brief intervals. Though it isn’t sustainable, nor productive. It might be challenging for many to achieve a complete lack of physical or mental suffering, but we needn’t be devoid of all discomfort, torment, illness, or injury in order to experience joy. Even in some of our most painful moments haven’t we found opportunities to crack a smile or share a laugh? Within those wondrous instances we are able to rise above any enduring aches and recognize the delight of life around us. Pleasure occurs when you embrace the comfort, satisfaction, or euphoria of your present condition or circumstances. And sometimes just the sweet irony of the situation will do…

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