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Why you may have a lack of inner peace?

How to start your happiness journey

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1. Lack of Gratitude

Gratitude is one of the most important practices you can take the time to do every day.

This practice will have you living in a higher vibration and seeing life from a thankful perspective and not in a lower vibrational victim state consciousness.

There are many lacking a healthy gratitude practice. There is so much to be thankful for all the time and when we fail to recognize this, we stay stuck in fear and negativity.

2. Negative perception

Seeing terrible things happen all over the world is definitely upsetting. Things happening in your own life that are unjust is also upsetting.

But contrary to that, there are infinite amazing things happening all around us that we choose not to look at.

It is good to have some idea what is happening in the world, however watching the unhealthy and constant looping of drama and negativity in the news is one way you can change to perspective on the world. This is one way that could be making you stay in an unhealthy perception of reality.

3. You may have unresolved trauma 

If you haven’t made peace with it by now, you may need some help to shift it. Find a trusted professional who can help you process your past so you can get on with your life in a positive way. Yes it’s hard, but what’s harder? Staying there or going there, ripping the bandaid off and releasing it to become free?

4. Lack of positive mindset development

Like going to the gym for the health of our physical body, we need to go to mind gym for the health of our mind. You deserve a healthy, happy mind. 

We learn corrupted thoughts over time and the goal is to undo all that and eventually get to a place where we are teaching our kids to stay as they are as much as possible.

Building brain muscle by attending seminars, doing mini courses, reading, listening to podcasts, following inspiring people on social media and even gratitude helps to build that muscle by consistently tapping in to positive resources that can help you reinforce positive perspective and thought.

If we aren’t learning, we aren’t growing. There is a plethora of free information out there to tap into. 
How blessed are we with the Internet? So get searching and learning, shifting and growing. I’m cheering you on…

5. Not living in the present

Living in the present means that we don’t think about yesterday, we don’t think about tomorrow, we don’t even think about 5 mins from now. We just live in a state of pure presence, squeezing the life juice out of every moment.

A good tip when practicing this is to practice meditation. Meditation can be practiced by a sitting or lying down guided practice or just living in presence and noticing every detail of that moment to its fullest.

For example, when going for a walk you can try and notice as many sounds, smells, feelings and sights as you can.
Guaranteed that a healthy practice of this, along with the other points listed above, will help turn that inner frown upside down… 

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