I Choose Peace

I am at a place in my life where peace is a priority. I make deliberate choices to protect my mental, emotional, and spiritual state.

Being at peace means experiencing a state of inner calm, tranquility, and harmony. It is a state of being where you feel a deep sense of contentment and acceptance, regardless of external circumstances. When you are at peace, you are free from inner turmoil, stress, and conflict. Here are some key aspects of being at peace:

  1. Inner calmness: Being at peace involves having a calm and quiet mind. It means being able to let go of racing thoughts, worries, and anxieties, and finding a sense of stillness within yourself. It is a state where you can find clarity and perspective, even in the midst of challenges.
  2. Acceptance and surrender: Being at peace requires accepting things as they are, without resistance or attachment. It means surrendering to the present moment and embracing it fully, rather than dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. It involves letting go of the need for control and trusting in the natural flow of life.
  3. Emotional balance: Being at peace involves finding balance in your emotions. It means being able to acknowledge and experience a wide range of emotions without being overwhelmed by them. It is about cultivating emotional resilience and responding to situations with equanimity and compassion.
  4. Connection and harmony: Being at peace involves feeling connected to yourself, others, and the world around you. It means nurturing healthy relationships, fostering empathy and understanding, and promoting harmony in your interactions. It is about cultivating a sense of unity and interconnectedness.

Being at peace is a continuous journey and a practice that requires self-awareness, mindfulness, and intentional choices. It is a state that can be cultivated through various practices such as meditation, self-reflection, gratitude, and self-care. Ultimately, being at peace allows you to experience a deep sense of well-being and live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

This Blog is part of our Choose for Yourself 21-Day Challenge. Chick HERE to learn more.

 

Your Turn:  Peace

Thinking about the definition above.

Become Aware

  • What does peace mean to you?
  • Do you feel at peace throughout your day, or do you have circumstances that impact your ability to be at peace?
  • What impact is this having on you?
  • Notice any observations (gaps, triggers, patterns, and situations) that interrupt your peaceful state.
  • Acknowledge your (observation) and its (insert impact)

I am aware ______________________ and it’s _________________________.

Be Grateful

  • Identify one observation you want to become aware of and use as a reminder.
  • What is the mindset you want to have once you become aware.
  • Change your perspective, be grateful for (insert observation), because it reminds you to (insert mindset).

I am grateful ________________________ and because I can __________________________.

Take Action

  • Name an action you will take next time you become aware.

Next time I become aware I will _______________________________________________.

Jen Weis

The publisher of Morning Cup.