Yes! That's why, what we choose matters. Inner peace and mindfulness may sound like big therapeutic words; and you may even leave my page right away, before reading any further! But before you go, just know that, "I am not going to share the tips where you will be required to take a day off and relax, or leave everything else and meditate- only to find back your inner peace! Yes, nothing of that sort; but just to find your inner peace of mind right where you are.
Today's post is all about finding peace by enjoying where you are in life, right now.
Forget everything for a moment; put them in a box, and lock it. Now look around yourself (right where you are). What is the first thing that you see? And does that "thing" make you happy or sad?
You will exactly see what your heart wants you to see- because how you are feeling inside will always reflect outside. This is where #inspirations will help you see the best around in your life! Make use of all your senses. See and feel anything that seems interesting or inspiring. Gather your whole self and bring it to the present moment.
The only way to find how to do it is, "by figuring out what works for you." Not everyone can do some kind of immediate breathing exercises, or a quick yoga to calm themselves down, or to feel less-stressful! But we can practice various ways to focus our mind to the conscious decision we can make quickly, and feel better- by "finding peace by enjoying right where we are."
Inner peace comes from appreciating life- with all it's ups and downs. It's about doing what you can, and knowing that no matter what you do; or how you be- you are sure to face challenges. Make peace within yourself, and accept all that is happening with you now, today, or tomorrow. Even if we try, we can't avoid the adversities. Know that it is okay with whatever happens. Once we agree to whatever is happening (at present) in our life, or to our relationships, or in our career, at work, with friends- everything- gets easier to accept the fact! We will slowly stop blaming ourselves, and cursing our fate- when things doesn't work out as we expect them to be! We will learn to slow down, aim high while working hard and in an honest way. Being honest with our emotions, with all kinds of feelings is so very important to maintain our sanity, to stay sane under stress. And all these things happens with continuous practice.
I am learning to, "change the way I see my thoughts, and changing the way I deal with them. I am learning to accept most parts of me- good or bad." Only when I make peace with my own self (in every way), I will be able to find peace around me. No matter what comes, life goes on. So the realization; that it is crucial to laugh and enjoy life while we can- changed me, changed my attitude towards feeling frustrated, empty, or unfortunate. I have promised myself to live my best every moment- no matter what life throws at me!
I know I am writing after a long time again; but I hope you like this post.
Don't forget to leave me your thoughts in the comments below. I am going to visit each one of you, and my regular favorite blogs too- to catch up with all the older posts. I missed you all so much; but with weather getting better and more outdoor activities, and kids growing up so very fast; I'm hardly finding time to sit down and write, or to take any blog pictures. Also, really trying hard to read more; because I have got soooo many interesting books lately- from library and also from the bookstores. I will also do some posts to share my favorite books/reads with you all.
I am trying my best to write and post some interesting/inspiring topics in the blog. So stay with me-always. Please!
Wishing You All Lots of Sunshine, Outdoor Life, and More Happy Days Ahead.