Set Peace Of Mind As Your Highest Goal
As I grow older and mature, especially after hitting the big 3-0 in 2012, I realised that true peace must come from within myself and my actions. I had to learn the hard way. Peace of mind was never anything I spent time thinking about until I found out I was going to be a first time mom.
Of course, physical changes were going to happen, as well as alterations to our home in preparation for our little prince. It was then I knew I had to begin work on my emotional state of mind.
I began by removing and rejecting toxic people from my life. It was not easy but necessary.
Our circumstances affect our mental state, but they don’t have to control them.
Here I have listed 8 points I picked up along this journey of happiness through self-awareness which has opened my eyes to how simple integrating daily habits can successfully bring you peace of mind.
1. Please, Thank You, I’m Sorry
Easy enough to say right? Wrong.
Some people would rather walk barefoot on broken glass while chewing on Carolina Reaper pepper than to say, “Please, Thank You, or I’m Sorry.”
Being able to say these words or phrases can make your life THAT MUCH EASIER.
An attitude of gratitude, expressing appreciation, whilst being able to acknowledge your wrongdoings can save you a lot of heartache, worry and help avoid unnecessary drama.
2. Shhhhhh! Be Quiet
Communicating verbally and silently are both extremely important. Reflective moments of silence allow us to digest what we said, or what has just been said to us. It pauses your first reaction in discussions (which is usually negative) and gives you a chance to think about your responses.
3. The Law of Attraction
Thoughts, words, and actions create energy. Energy attracts like energy. Do you agree?
In agreement with the Law of Attraction, you attract into your life those things, circumstances and conditions that correspond with the nature of your habitual thoughts and beliefs.
Both conscious and subconscious. Put out what you want to get back. it really is that easy.
4. Birds That Flock Together
You have probably heard the saying “birds of the same feather flock together”.
If not, it simply means people who have similar characters or similar interests will often choose to spend time together. Surround yourself with good people.
People that will inspire you to be a better person, offer you motivation and inspiration to meet your goals. These are the people who want you to succeed.
You will be able to maintain peace of mind when you are with people who want the best for you.
5. Control Freak (I need to work on this one!)
Peace of mind will come to you easier, the sooner you accept the fact that you cannot control all situations, at work, at home, or elsewhere in your life, the better. Give yourself a break. Learn to go with the flow now and again. Things are able to work out fine without your intervention.
6. Stop Being A Right-Fighter
Being a right-fighter causes you to depend upon others for your self-esteem and worth.
Right-fighters generally have their value or worth attached to the outcome of being right. Choose to be happy over being right.
7. Sleep, Sleep, Sleep
I used to love staying up into the wee hours of the night. Do you stay up thinking, worrying, planning the next day, week, months ahead?
I have recently started to enjoy the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep. When your body finds peace and calm you will find it not only easy to fall asleep, but also stay asleep throughout the night.
Meditation while laying in bed is also a great way to practice finding your peace of mind.
We are usually friendlier when we are well rested.
8. Exude Confidence
Confidence can either be learned or built on. It is willing to take risks and go the extra mile to achieve better things.
Do not confuse this with over-confidence or arrogance. Accept compliments, build others up. Your posture and gestures will give you away every time.
Do you have low self confidence? This post right here will help you with identifying the warning signs of low confidence and how to fix it.
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How have you dealt with maintaining peace of mind? Do you have any tips, suggestions or advice to share? I wold love to hear them in the comments section below.
Have a wonderful and peaceful day,