Of all the prerequisites of normal life in this city – shelter, food, money, etc. – peace of mind is the absolutely most important. Peace of mind is the only thing that keeps you human here. If you don’t have it – you’re a machine. New York overwhelms your brain wears down your body. You are just another one of those 19 mill. You come back from work and there is nothing you can possibly do any more – you’re worn out. And it’s only been Monday.. Hobbies? C’mon! You like painting? Well, I guess you will [never] catch up with it later.. This is how this city influences you. Living to pay your rent. However, if you manage to rest your mind, you might find yourself gaining yourself back; being able to think beyond. In New York getting peace of mind is crucial, if you want to make anything meaningful out of it all at all.