We can’t have global peace until we learn to cultivate inner peace. Peace extends from wherever it’s present, so when we know peace in our hearts we will naturally extend that peace into the world around us, both on purpose and without even trying. Here are four small ways to spread peace every single day.
Meditation doesn’t have to be as mysterious, time consuming, or as impossible as it sometimes seems to be. Here’s a practical meditation for beginners that’s accessible and capable of calming you down in times of stress; it only takes 16 seconds. Beginners and long-time practitioners alike can benefit from the soothing balm of this meditation.
When we awaken, we become more loving, humble, compassionate, honest, understanding, peaceful, accepting, trusting, and happy. These spiritual quotes are a reminder to wake up to who you really are, for you’re much more than the logical mind could ever imagine.
Compassion is a sense of shared suffering, a feeling of empathy toward another individual in need combined with the desire to help. Let us remove any obstacles to opening our hearts and minds to others by remembering how to be compassionate, and by healing ourselves in the process.
This bedtime affirmation is a peaceful closure to your day, whether your day was stressful or relaxed. Because no matter the quality of your day, it has passed and you are worthy of your rest. You are worthy of the peace, inner calm, gratitude, and joy that this nightly routine can offer.
When we attack, we cannot love. The intent of these relationship mantras is to lighten the drama and inspire more peaceful interactions. May these words serve you by helping you to prioritize love and happiness over anything else.
A mantra is a word/phrase of power and light. Though there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for returning to a peaceful inner space, perhaps one or a few of these mantras for peace will help you when you need it most.
“Peace begins with me” is a very short mantra meditation that encourages the sentiment that we each are responsible for and capable of bringing peace with us wherever we go. Once we resolve to discover the peace within ourselves, we can extend that peace to the world around us.
Meditation is a quieting of the mind (even though the thoughts are still going), a settling of the body, and a knowing of the soul. These meditation quotes serve as gentle reminders to remember who you truly are, to go back home to yourself.
Embrace the power of the present moment. When you consciously vow to live in the moment, you’ll notice how beautiful life really is and how amazing it is that you’re living and breathing right now.