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What Are You Doing To Find Your Inner Peace?

I have always found that finding inner peace through meditation and exercise have been the best ways for me to calm and recharge my emotional system. It is important to continue to practice these behaviors if they are not already part of your daily routine. You should also be aware of all the ways you can help your body heal through proper food choices, physical activity and supplements. And don’t discount other strategies like meditation and positive psychology for helping you stay grounded in the present life.

Life is all about change, both good and bad. Change happens in us and our world. It is the nature of all reality, even if it’s not a pleasant one. Our world is in constant flux and the events around us influence how our lives unfold. This can be unsettling — and stressful — because we feel and think we know the answer to everything and the future already is set for us. That may be true, but we shouldn’t allow thoughts of perfection or predictability to rule our decisions. This leads to anxiety, frustration and a “what-if” mentality — all things we need to stop doing.

Your brain is capable of changing, both good and bad, and changing happens in your brain (not in your mind) all the time. Your brain is constantly communicating with your body to ensure survival. But how can you know what is in your brain or body when your mind tells you otherwise? When thoughts and feelings come into your awareness, they are there to guide you and prepare you for the future. It’s up to you to determine what those things are. You just need to be mindful and find the inner peace. You can accomplish this by: 1) Reminding yourself that you can change your thoughts and/or emotion in a way that makes sense to you. For example, I will use the “What are you doing to find inner peace?” example above. If you are doing anything “off” to find inner peace… don’t do it ! If you’re feeling low and don’t know why, it’s okay to just observe it. Look at things from whatever angle you may feel. If you have a hard time expressing yourself, take it as a signal to change what you are doing in your life. If you want something to change in your life and are unhappy about it, then it’s okay to ask someone for help. If you are not enjoying your life, then talk to others. There comes a point in every man’s life where he must face his fears and do the things he wants to do. As you face your fears and do the things you really love to do, you will start to notice the changes you want in your life. They will change you, they will make you feel happier, and will keep you grounded. This is what you want in your life. You’ll also begin to notice that your happiness will be less tied to the world around you, to the things you do and the people you interact with. You will realize that your happiness is the result of your thoughts, and that if the thought you’re having is “I want more money”, then you’ll just find yourself doing the opposite of that thought to stay happy and fulfilled. 2) Look to other people who are successful in life. These men and women who are good at other things are what you can model. If you want to have a nice family, then just look at other people who have it. Think of other successful people who have great families — not because they’re good parents or do well at work, but because they can be really successful at things other than work. If you’re not sure who or what you want to be, ask an adult to define who you want to be. Or if you feel your life is not on track, see if you have questions or doubts. As you seek answers, you may find other people like those described. 3) Do some research. This is the most important thing I know for people in a position to make their life changing, positive changes. Learn about the things and people that seem to influence your life. Ask around. Go to forums. Go to books, magazines. Take a look at your life and see how other people’s experiences helped make their lives better.