Even when life feels overwhelming or stressful, it’s still possible to find peace within. In fact, that’s when we need it most! Inner peace isn’t something to achieve once then have forever, it’s a skill you can work on and develop over time. Finding true peace comes from internal work on yourself, rather than external sources. It can mean feeling contentment and gratitude for your life, working toward the best version of yourself, finding ways to quiet your mind, and releasing negative thoughts, worries, and emotions. If you’re on a journey towards inner peace, we have a few suggestions to help you along the way.

Discover relaxation techniques that work for you

There are many different ways to relax, try out a few and see what works for you! Taking time out of your busy day to tap into your inner calm can help you call on that peaceful place within you — even when you’re experiencing a stressful situation. A few methods that can help you to relax and clear your mind are the following:

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • Tai Chi

  • Walking and hiking

  • Reading a book

  • Deep breathing

Limit distractions

One thing that saps our ability to stay calm and collected in modern life is the distraction of countless things competing for our attention. Part of inner peace is being fully present in the moment, and that can be a challenge with how fast-paced and connected our world has become. Notice how many times a day you check social media, get distracted by phone calls and text messages or get overwhelmed with how much information is available to you all at once. Setting boundaries can bring more peace back into your life. Some ways to set boundaries are to let coworkers and friends know that you are not always accessible, set expectations that you won’t always respond to messages immediately, and designate times when you’re disconnected from technology.

Practice spirituality

Trusting a higher power is one way to find more peace and serenity in your life. Turning to faith helps many people appreciate life even when times are tough. Having belief in something bigger than yourself can help you experience your purpose in life, cope when going through trials, manage mental health challenges, improve your relationships, and bring more peace into your life.

Seek out professionals

We could all use someone to talk to, especially when we’re going through challenging times and inner turmoil. Professional help from therapists, counselors, or coaches can be a wonderful way to resolve our difficulties. By seeking help to process emotions, many people experience more peace of mind and resiliency in the face of issues.

Releasing Trapped Emotions for Inner Peace

Sometimes we need to release our past issues in order to be able to move forward with peace. Energy healing techniques can be helpful when energetic blockages, energy imbalances, and Trapped Emotions are holding us back from finding serenity. By working with an energy healer, many people experience an increase in their ability to feel peaceful, calm, and happy!

Want to work with an energy healer–or even become one yourself? We can help! Visit our Practitioner Map to find certified Discover Healing The Emotion Code® and The Body Code™ practitioners who can work with you.