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How to Achieve a State of True Inner Peace

by Courtanae Heslop about a month ago in advice
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Want to achieve true inner peace? Learn how to achieve true inner peace by reading the article below.

You might be asking yourself, "How do I achieve true inner peace?" The truth is, we all have the ability to live in a state of serenity. It's simply a matter of having the right tools and resources to help us achieve it. And as you'll learn below, these are tools that anyone can use!


It is possible to achieve a state of true inner peace by learning how to meditate. Meditation is a way to bring your mind to the present moment, and it can be done in many different ways. If you have never tried meditation before, it's best to start with a guided meditation track or app that will teach you the basics and give you some direction as well as feedback on what works for your body and mind. Even if you don't feel like you're doing it right at first (and trust me, I have been there), just keep practicing! Once you become comfortable with meditating, it should become easier for you each time.

Once I started meditating regularly, my life changed drastically for the better: I felt more calm and relaxed; I was able to focus better at work; my relationships became stronger because I could really hear what people were saying instead of just hearing them talk; even my posture improved! In addition to all these benefits though, what has meant most is that now when things get tough - whether it's something going wrong at work or getting into an argument with someone close - instead of freaking out about everything bad happening right now (or worse yet worrying too much about every other thing waiting around every corner), now there's this little secret place inside myself that goes back over again until everything feels okay again."


Gratitude can be a powerful tool for inner peace. Gratitude is a form of meditation, as it's often used in many spiritual practices to help focus on the positive and be present in your life. By focusing on what you're grateful for, you'll make it easier for yourself to live in the moment, instead of worrying about past events or stressing about future ones.

One way to cultivate gratitude is by writing down three things that you're grateful for every day—it doesn't matter if they're big things or small ones! It can even just be something like "I'm thankful that I had another good meal." In this way, taking stock of what's going right in your life helps bring awareness onto all the positives that are already there--and then allows them to grow even larger over time!


When it comes to inner peace, sleep is a crucial component. If you're not getting enough sleep, or if the quality of your sleep isn't what it should be, then these issues can affect how peaceful and calm you are in your day-to-day life. Sleep is a time when our minds and bodies repair themselves from the stresses of daily life. When we don't get enough restful sleep due to stressors such as health problems or poor habits like watching too much TV at night before bedtime, this affects our overall mental health which can also lead to anxiety or depression symptoms.

It's important for everyone (especially those who are dealing with anxiety) to prioritize getting enough rest each night so that they feel well rested when they wake up in the morning!


Exercise is a great way to feel more peaceful. You can do whatever type of exercise you like, as long as you do it regularly. Just 30 minutes a day will elevate your energy and leave you feeling calm and in control.

  • Find time in your schedule to exercise: It's easy to not find the time for exercise when we think about it this way, but if we look at it another way—that exercising helps us achieve inner peace—then things change for the better. We need only make space in our schedule for what helps us feel peaceful. If that's on a daily basis, then so be it!
  • Know if you're exercising enough: If you're feeling more energetic than usual after an hour of yoga or running (or whatever gets your blood flowing), then chances are good that you've done enough for now. Keep up with this routine until it becomes second nature to include physical activity every day in order for maximum impact on achieving inner peace.
  • Find an activity that works best for your lifestyle: I don't know how many times I tried various forms of meditation before finding one that worked well with my busy life as CEO of [company]! But now that I've found my groove through mindful walking meditations (wherein one takes 10 steps while repeating "I am" silently), I'm able to infuse calmness into even my busiest days by incorporating these short walks into my workday routine before meetings begin or between meetings where possible (and necessary).

Know your own purpose

Knowing your own purpose is essential to achieving a state of inner peace. You must know why you do what you do and where you're headed, or else how can you feel at peace? If you don't know what your purpose is, then it's hard for anyone else to figure out either. If someone doesn't understand what your goals are or where the path leads, they may misdirect their efforts and end up in the wrong place entirely.

The same goes for yourself: if you don't have a clear direction in mind, how will anyone else possibly be able to help guide or support your journey? They won't—and that means they won't be able to support yours as well!

Be kind to yourself

You need to be kind to yourself. You need to be kind to others and the world as well, but if you don’t take care of yourself, how can you do that for anyone else?

There are two ways I like to think about being kind:

  • The first way is by recognizing the different ways we can be unkind to ourselves and others. For example, all too often we judge ourselves harshly (and sometimes others) for doing things that seem silly or just plain dumb. The truth is that everyone makes mistakes—we cannot expect perfection from ourselves or anyone else! Also, when we compare ourselves with other people, it usually saddens us because it shows how far behind they are in comparison with our own progress towards peace and harmony in life. In either case (judging yourself while comparing your progress), there is no room left over for self-love or loving another human being unconditionally—which brings me back around again…

No matter who you are or where you've been, it is possible create inner peace.

Inner Peace is not a destination, it's a journey. And no matter who you are or where you've been, it is possible to achieve this state of mind.

Inner peace is a state of being

Inner peace has nothing to do with the outside circumstances in your life. It does not depend on how much money you make, how many friends and social connections you have, or whether or not your parents were loving and supportive during childhood—or even if they were alive at all! Inner peace is about how we choose to respond when things don't go our way, no matter what those external events are.


You may have to try several different methods of achieving inner peace before you find the one that works for you. But once you do, it will be worth the effort and time spent. The key is to find what works best for your own personality and needs, then use those techniques consistently until they become part of who you are.


About the author

Courtanae Heslop

Hey, I am a great writer. I know how to write in different genres, from fiction to non-fiction. I am a quick learner and can easily pick up new skills and techniques. Writing is my life and I can't imagine doing anything else.

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