Sometime finding peace is like finding a needle in a haystack. With the world and our nation buried in a cloud of chaos, we often wonder if peace will ever find mankind again. The fact is that it will find us, if we know where to look for it.
Over the years, many of us have developed a distorted view of what peace should be. We see as something that is determined by our world leaders, or by those who are more intelligent than us – like scholars and those who are revered in academia. Yet many of those people have demonstated acts of sadness and despair, such as high divorce rates and even suicide. Does that sound like someone who knows where to find peace?
If they are like the masses, they seeking peace somewhere externally. But this is never the place the find peace. Finding peace is really not that difficult or complicated. Let us look at some ideas for finding peace and see how hard it really is.
How to Find Inner Peace: 15 Things You Can Start Doing Today
How to Find Inner Peace: 15 Things You Can Start Doing Today “The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life.”Peace Pilgrim
It may sometimes feel like bringing just a little more inner peace and calmness into your life is a hopeless wish. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Small and smart changes can over time make a big difference.
8 Things to Do If You Want to Be at Peace with Yourself
8 Things to Do If You Want to Be at Peace with Yourself Some say peace of mind lies in security. Some say it’s about de-cluttering, and finding stillness and calm in life. Some say it’s about acceptance and letting go. I say it’s all about what you do.
In difficult situations, look at what you did well. If you’ve been struggling, notice when you make progress. At the end of each day, summarize to yourself how you’ve acted well and kept your integrity.
9 Ways to Find Peace of Mind in Tough Times
9 Ways to Find Peace of Mind in Tough Times Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. ―Vivian Greene
“It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. As you heal and grow, it will all work out. Relax and trust yourself.”
Life is under no obligation to give you exactly what you expect. Whatever it is you’re seeking will rarely ever come in the form you’re expecting. Don’t miss the silver lining because you were expecting gold.
As you can see, finding peace is not complicated, but it does require devotion and a different state of mind. The good news is that peace is always with us because it lives within us. It doesn’t take intelligence or smart people to find peace in the most challenging times, it takes something even higher than that – it takes wisdom.
Wise people know that every storm passes. And when it passes, it will leave sunshine and hope in its path. This is when the bravest and the daring of us get up and begin again. This time with more determination, with more love, and with more gratitude. Never stop looking for peace, because it will never stop looking for you.