How to be at Peace with Yourself and Live a Happy Life

How to be at peace with yourself is exactly what we’d all like to experience regularly as we journey down our chosen paths. The bright side is that it is far simpler to live a happy life than we sometimes think.

The problem is that much of the world doesn’t realize that how to be at peace with yourself is by uncovering it within you.

Personal peace sometimes doesn’t come easy because it indicates replacing old routines with new love, which requires devoted dedication of letting go of fear and self-doubt.

And for this reason alone is why I urge you to get involved with mindfulness meditation practices or some form of yoga for healing.

But the advantages are definitely worth the effort, and love and personal peace doesn’t have to be difficult.

The Course in Miracles states, “As love must look past fear, so must fear see love not.”

To Be Happy in Life

To live a happy life and how to be at peace with yourself offers you the capability to live your life with a sense of contentment and achievement, which is not disrupted or affected by external events.

By not worrying about what others believe of you– we all judge others (both positively and adversely) according to our own self-worth.

But if we try to live our lives in a way which honors someone else’s worth rather than our own, we’ll constantly have a little gnawing discomfort going on deep inside.

I mean that how to be at peace with yourself requires you to be able to forgive and to let go of guilt.

Feeling guilty about previous actions will not alter them and will not make anyone feel any better (either you or the individual whom you’ve hurt).

The Course in Miracles teaches, “The attraction of guilt produces fear of love, for love would never look on guilt at all.”

Letting Go of what Holds you Back

(Here’s more on, ever ask “What is my calling?” How to rise by overcoming adversity and inner conflict holding you back.) 

Letting go of the anger or animosities that only hold you back from personal peace, will bring about a surprising sense of inner love and joy for life.

Of course, it can be really hard to forgive someone who’s harmed you, but exactly what I’ve pertained to understand is that the majority of people do not maliciously set out to injure others, and those who do are deeply dissatisfied themselves.

The inspiration behind their action was most probably some type of fear instead of deliberately wishing to trigger hurt or pain.

And with a bit of practice at forgiveness, you may even discover yourself getting less upset or upset with people in future.

When you can shrug things off and not take things personally (it’s actually about them, and not you at all), you’ll have a greater sense of how to be at peace with yourself.

To live a happy life is in how we think about the events in our lives, rather than by the occasions themselves.

Take charge of your thoughts and you organize your emotions.

Quit Worrying so Much!

To live with personal peace, you likewise require to let go of many fears and self-doubts. Fretting about what may or might not happen is totally ineffective, and completely destroys your ability to be happy in life.

Notice what’s going on within you, I mean in your inner dialogue, and acknowledge that it’s your perceptions and thoughts about the external world that’s causing you to feel the way you do, and not the occasion itself.

Whenever you catch yourself with wrong-minded ego-based thoughts of fearing the future and regret of the past, let go of it and change it with a new right-minded thought of personal peace.

This will take a great deal of practice, however with perseverance and persistence you will establish a lighter inner dialogue that promotes a sensation of overall health and well-being and personal peace.

The world will feel like a far better place to live a happy life.

Remember, how to be at peace with yourself begins within and how you treat yourself there.

Personal peace gives you the ability to be happy in life with a great sense love for your life and the world.

(Here’s a related article on understanding how to find your inner peace by uncovering mind and universal consciousness for spiritual growth.) 

To being happy in life, 

James Nussbaumer

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