Feeling anxious about the midterms? World news bumming you out?
What you need is a timeout.
Come along on a trip to Minnesota's Interstate Park in Taylors Falls.
It's a quiet fall morning on the St. Croix River's western banks. After a quick climb down some rocks, you find a cozy spot beneath some pine trees.
Sit for a while and watch as the river flows through the basalt cliffs and wooded hillside.
Follow the MPR News Facebook page for a daily moment of zen — we're calling it The Zencast — every weekday morning through Nov. 9.