Finding Peace Within You: 5 Ways To Ensure Self-peace

Peace is not something we find in external circumstances or material possessions. It is something we create within ourselves.
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Finding Peace Within You

Peace is not something we find in external circumstances or material possessions. It is something we create within ourselves. When we are at peace, we are not swayed by the ups and downs of life. We are content and at ease, regardless of what is happening around us.

Jaachị Anyatọnwụ

It’s I, Jaachị again, and I hope this Thursday morning musing finds you doing well and thriving in life. Today, I am writing about something that’s close to my heart: finding peace within. You know, life can be a rollercoaster ride, and it’s easy to get caught up in the chaos around you. But let me tell you a little secret: if you cannot find peace within yourself, you’re in for a wild goose chase trying to find it anywhere else. Newsflash! You’ll never find it elsewhere!

It might sound cliché, but it’s true. Peace is not something we find in external circumstances or material possessions. It starts with you, right inside your heart and mind.

In this blog post, I will explore the different ways to find peace within ourselves. I will discuss the importance of mindfulness, gratitude, and forgiveness. I will also share some practical tips for creating a more peaceful life.

I hope that this blog post will help you find the peace that you are seeking.

5 Ways To Ensure Self-peace

We often think that peace is something that we need to find outside of ourselves, but the truth is that it is already within us. We just need to learn how to access it. Peace is not about being free from problems; it is about being free from the negative emotions that problems can create. It is about finding acceptance and contentment in the midst of life’s challenges. Here are five ways to ensure self-peace.

1. Self-awareness is the key: Take some time to tune in to your emotions and thoughts. Understand what makes you tick, what brings you joy, and what triggers your stress. When you become aware of yourself, you can start making positive changes.

2. Embrace imperfections: We’re all beautifully flawed creatures, and that’s okay! But, sadly, there are people who are at war with how they look, how they talk, how they walk, how they do this, and how they do that. They feel insecure about their existence, appearance, etc., hence losing their peace of mind and seeking validation from external sources. This ought not to be, {{contact.first_name}}. If this sounds like you, embrace your imperfections and learn to love yourself just the way you are. Understand that you are whole, complete, and, heck, you are beautiful! You will find peace, I assure you. It’s a journey, but it’s worth it.

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3. Let go of what doesn’t serve you: Release those negative energies, grudges, regrets, and people! Yes, people too!! You don’t need, in your life, people who rob you of peace, calm, and quiet. Holding on to grudges, regrets, hatred, negative energies, and toxic people will only drag you down. Free yourself from that baggage and make room for peace and soothing positivity.

4. Mindfulness matters: Engage in mindful practises like meditation or just ‘minding your business.’ Don’t be a busybody in other people’s matters. Focus on your own life purpose and goals. Avoid those gossip mills and merchants of disturbing news. They might seem woo-woo, but trust me, they work wonders for grounding you and finding inner peace.

5. Cultivate gratitude: Are you the type that is always counting losses and recounting past ugly events that hurt you sore? That’s no way to heal. Learn to focus on the little things that bring you joy and be thankful for them. Gratitude opens up a whole new world of positivity. Gratitude guarantees peace!

6. Surround yourself with good vibes: Your friends impact your life, positively or negatively. Be mindful of the people you hang out with. Lock out people who leave you downcast, depressed, and disillusioned, and surround yourself with those who uplift, illuminate, and support you. Positive company can do wonders for your peace of mind.

Bonus Point: STOP LISTENING TO DEPRESSING MUSIC. They’ll make you feel miserable, worthless, weepy, regretful, vengeful, and disoriented. Learn to feed your soul with songs that uplift and brighten up the heart like sunshine does each time its rays break through the cloak of darkness. Show yourself some love.

Final Words on Self-Peace

In conclusion, peace is not something we find in external circumstances or material possessions. It is something we create within ourselves. When we are at peace, we are not swayed by the ups and downs of life. We are content and at ease, regardless of what is happening around us.

Remember, it’s okay to have ups and downs; that’s part of being human. But having a solid foundation of inner peace will help you navigate through life’s turbulence with grace and resilience.

So, let’s start this journey together. Take a deep breath and say these words: “I am deserving of peace, and I will find it within myself.”

You’ve got this!

Today’s Haiku

like a bridge over
raging seas, unperturbed
i shall lay me down

With ❤️,
Jaachị “has peace” Anyatọnwụ

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Jaachị Anyatọnwụ

Jaachị Anyatọnwụ is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections including 'Under the Sheets', 'Write Me A Poem', '30', 'Isms', 'Amina', and many others.

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