Ataraxia (ἀταραξία, literally, “not perturbed”, generally translated as “imperturbability”, “equanimity”, or “tranquillity”) is a Greek philosophy term used to describe a lucid state of robust equanimity that was characterised by ongoing freedom from distress and worry.
The Dutch concept of “Niksen” is this: Verb niksen (informal, intransitive) to do nothing, to loaf, to idle quotations ▼ Sometimes, doing nothing is the right thing to do and it feels great. Those Scandinavians sure are onto something 🙂
Waldeinsamkeit consists of two words: “Wald” meaning forest, and “Einsamkeit” meaning loneliness or solitude. It is the feeling of being alone in the woods, but it also hints at a connectedness to nature.