Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: Allene Lewis Comments: 0

Striving to reach a place of calm in your mind is an honorable goal, but one that currently comes with challenges. We are more connected than ever and there are advantages to this. We have become a more global community and we have a wealth of knowledge at our fingertips, but along with those positive things come a few negatives as well.  

Constant sensory overload! Inundation with negative news! This can make that goal difficult. But there are many ways that you can strive for inner strength and peace including meditation.  

Beyond the benefits of meditation, there are many other mindfulness techniques you can use to reach a place in your mind that allows you to experience inner peace and live in the moment. 

So, in this article, we are going to give you some of these mindfulness techniques that you can use to find your own inner strength and achieve peace of mind. But first, let’s look at the benefits of adding meditation to your daily routine. 

Why Meditation? 

Meditation is a great way to help calm your mind and develop inner peace. Meditation though has several other benefits as well: 

  • Elevated concentration 
  • Patience 
  • Improved health 
  • Self-awareness 
  • Better sleep 

These benefits are just a few of the ones that adding mediation into your daily life can bring to your journey. 

Mindfulness Tips and Techniques 

Building your inner strength and peace is just like building your muscles. It takes practice, dedication, and a few tools to help you along the way. Below are some tips and techniques that will assist yours on your journey.  

Love thyself 

Learning to love yourself is key. This can be hard but by working on eradicating insecurities is a surefire way to build your inner strength. Make a list of what you like about yourself and the things you are insecure about. Then begin to work on shedding those insecurities by learning to love yourself. One method is to do daily affirmations in the mirror every morning. Repeating this daily affirmation will teach your mind to associate positive affirmations to fix the things that it placed negative connotations to previously. 

Take a timeout 

The modern world is full of noise and distractions and we often get pulled into the whirlwind. A great way to achieve your goal is to step away from it all for a little while. Turn off the world and get out into nature and just allow your mind to drift.  

Develop a routine 

The tasks we do every day can be categorized into two columns — thinking and repetitive. Make a list of each and then figure out how to build routines for the repetitive tasks. This will free up time and mental energy. 

Get rid of toxic people 

Negative people can be draining and cause unneeded stress and anxiety. So, if you have people in your life that are perpetually negative and bring your life down, if you can remove them from your circle. Then find a circle where you are surrounded by positive personalities. 

Diet and exercise 

Mental strength and inner peace can be helped along by changing your diet and adding in some exercise as well. Physical activity and a good diet have been proven to help the body produce hormones that can help promote stress relief and decrease anxiety. This will calm your mind and promote inner strength. 


Having a sanctuary that is built for your relaxation needs is key. A place where everything is designed to instigate stress relief and allow your mind to find its calm lace. This can be done by decorating your room or home with things that make you happy. You can use incense, candles, even aromatherapy stations to help you achieve your goals of inner strength and peace. 

Finding your power source 

This can be spiritual or personal, but finding something that keeps you centered and helps you understand your role in your daily life and the life of those around you is vital. You can, of course, use meditation, but there is also praying, or journaling or even yoga. Just find your source of power and connect with it, 

Final Thoughts 

Finding inner strength and peace can be a challenging journey, especially in the hustle and bustle that we live in today, but the reward at the end of the trail is well worth it. So hopefully with the above techniques, patience and dedication you will be able to reach your goal a little easier.  

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