10a: Resting in equanimity in a busy world. Each step at the higher levels on the twelve steps to God Consciousness is critical and can take considerable to master. Equanimity is yet another essential quality that leads to mastery over the monkey mind of scattered thinking. We pick up in this lesson the material first discussed in step 8, which deals with eradicating pride. At this point, we are moving directly into what it takes to become essentially selfless.