Do you know that most people are in constant state of restlessness? It’s right. From the moment we wake up in the morning, our brains are firing signals across its synapses and down to nerve endings in our bodies.
We have the recipe for one batch of perpetual restlessness; combine the physiological makeup of the human body with demands of work, family, and other obligations. Here are 21 ways to help you create the inner peace you seek to attain the peace of mind that makes us feel centered, safe and focused.
21 Ways to help Create Peace of Mind
Way 1: Try a 5 Minute Meditation
This is a quick and effective stress reliever. Set your watch for a 5 minute period, close your eyes, take a deep breath from the diaphragm and think at the present moment. Do this for 5 minutes. But remember not to “think about nothing”, but gently acknowledge thoughts as they arise with each inhales and let them go as you exhale.
Way 2: Go For a Meditative Walk
The best magic for your frame of mind is sunshine and fresh air. As you walk, focus on your breath and feel the motion of your body. Listen freely to the sounds of nature and the surrounding around you.
Way 3: Listen to Relaxing Music
Music has a powerful effect on your mindset, as anyone who works out or studies while listening to music can tell you. You can relax your mind by relaxing music.
Way 4: Get Creative
When you get attracted to do creative things, you’ll feel that there’s “nothing”, “complete focus” or “peace” in your mind. Any creative thing such as writing, blogging, sketching, or painting has a very powerful effect on your mind.
Way 5: Pray
It’s easy to be evading by stressors of this life as opposed to what’s mostly important, peace, love, and the delivery of your unique positive energy for a higher good. Remember what’s truly important to you and act on your faith in prayer, meditation, or anything you use to connect with your highest self.
Way 6: Leave Inspiration Around Your Home
By finding what inspires you and placing reminders around your place works well. Inspiration can get through quotes, scriptures, images of your god or anything which brings you positive, peaceful thoughts of mind.
Way 7: De-clutter a Part of Your Home
Clutter can distract you when you are trying to attain and keep a peaceful mind. This is true when you are a clean person by nature. De-clutter your living space, workspace, garage, bedroom, and closet.
Way 8: Help Someone in Need
This is the best way for the soul and for keeping a peaceful, positive mindset. There are many people who always help others.
Way 9: Lose Yourself in a Book
If you are reading you can engage and expand your mind. When you read a good book, your mind relaxes and brings a peaceful ambiance to your life.
Way 10: Recognize the Good in People
What we see, hear or read can consciously and unconsciously cause us to judge and see the negative of the people around us. These people have great qualities that are made known if you look too.
Way 11: Understand That Possessions Don’t Equal Peace
In this consumerist culture, we all are trounced with advertising and marketing that promotes the benefits of some product and it can make our life better. Some people around the world who are happier have love and little the minimalist way of their life.
Way 12: Get into Nature
Our world is untrustworthy in its diversity and natural attraction. If you can relax sitting under a tree or lying on the ground or relaxing by a river can help you to calm, relax your mind.
Way 13: Be With Your Loved Ones
It is the best way of relaxing when you are with the people that you love. It will help you to appreciate life and bring you peace when you relax with your kids, spouse, parents and other whom you care about.
Way 14: Serve Someone Else
In the history, we all have heard that the most peaceful, loving people are also servants of other such as Jesus, Buddha, Mother of Theresa, Gandhi and etc. there is real power and peace if you can serve someone else.
Way 15: Do What You Love
Do whatever you love at work, home or for recreation. Don’t forget or get away from your desire for any reason.
Way 16: Resist Dwelling on Negative Thoughts
If you have to face any kind of negative frame of mind, turn the tables by simply witnessing the thoughts and letting them go. You can find the peace by not judging yourself and simply witnessing a thought as a byproduct of your mind
Way 17: Single-Task
This is also a best way to bring peace and tranquility to your life. When you are doing anything, concentrate about only that thing. This can be anything such as brushing your teeth, having lunch or reading a book. Remember that our brains are made to focus on one thing at a time. It is inefficient, unnecessary and healthy when you do multitasking.
Way 18: Stretch
When we work or do any kind of work, our body becomes tense. It is relaxing and can bring peace of mind by a quick stretch of your arms, legs and other areas of the body.
Way 19: Be truthful
Stop “little white lies” and other untruths as telling the truth to reduce stress, promotes peace and it’s the right thing to do.
Way 20: Stop Procrastinating
Where there is something that we have to do and if we don’t do that, stress takes on both conscious and unconscious forms. There are certain things that we don’t want to do, but if we resolve it, we can forget about it.
Way 21: Do Nothing at All
Do nothing. We all do hard works and we need time to relax. Sit or lie down and simply be present.
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