When Marsilio Ficino wrote his self-help book, The Book of Life, five hundred years ago, he placed emphasis on carefully choosing colors, spices, oils, places to walk, countries to visit--all very concrete decisions of everyday life that day by day either support or disturb the soul.
Thomas Moore, author
A Guide For Cultivating
Depth and Sacredness
In Everyday Life (1992, p. 4 - 6)