4 Techniques To Boost Your Spiritual Wellness and Unlock Happy

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“Spirituality is not a product of religion; it is a product of our spirit.”
Anthony D. Williams

Haven’t we all done a good deal of soul-searching throughout our lives? Just in the last few years, given a global pandemic, yet another “racial awakening” destruction of our planet, and unnecessary wars, I’d imagine we’ve all muttered at least once…

“What in the entire F*CK?!”

One of the problems with modern life is that we often overlook the spiritual aspect of our health, which is both an essential and personal component of the holistic health puzzle. There are seven interdependent dimensions of wellness; physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional, environmental, social, and vocational wellness. Neglecting a single facet will negatively impact others and ultimately affect your overall well-being.

We exercise to keep our bodies in shape, we learn how to keep our minds healthy, but why don’t we do the same for our spirit? Our spirit not only strengthens the bond between our mind and body but also helps us navigate life’s ups and downs.

How to Boost Your Spiritual Health

There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution. Choosing techniques to increase your spiritual wellness is quite personal, just like finding a physical activity that you enjoy. Finding strategies to improve your spiritual wellness, which includes your values, beliefs, and, of course, your purpose, is critical.

Here are 4 things you can do to boost your spiritual health:

1. MEDITATION

These days, who doesn’t meditate? Everyone claims to be Zen. Meditation has been practiced for millennia and is the most effective way to increase self-awareness while relaxing your body, quieting your mind, and reawakening your spirit.

It’s the act of being fully present in the current moment and letting go of the past. When you meditate, you examine what is going on both inside and outside of yourself, which leads to greater self-awareness and a better sense of right and wrong.

2. YOGA

Yoga has also had a rebirth in popularity in recent years, and for a good reason.

Yoga is a physical technique that incorporates a full-body workout with meditation and breathing techniques. It’s a holistic practice that enhances your spiritual well-being, flexibility, and overall health. It also improves sleep, relieves mental and physical pressures on the mind and body, and lowers stress and anxiety.

There are many forms of yoga to choose from, including Hatha, Bikram, Ashtanga, Karma, and Kundalini. Doga (dog yoga), cat yoga, goat yoga, beer yoga, and even laughter yoga. There is a niche practice for everyone. Yoga lessons are available almost everywhere, give it a shot.

3. STEP UP YOUR GOODNESS

Have you ever performed a random act of kindness or passed it on to someone else? Doesn’t it make you feel good? By expressing both respect and thankfulness to the source of your creation and aligning mind, body, and spirit, you honor the source. Volunteering is a beautiful opportunity to give back to your community while boosting your spiritual health.

4. TRAVEL

Travel broadens the mind.

And travel, whether it’s a weekend away, an international holiday, or two towns over, can do wonders for your soul. It gives you a respite from your daily commitments and problems by allowing you to leave them at home.

It’s simpler to connect with your spirit when you discover a place where you can fully rest your mind.

WELLNESS AS MEDICINE

So what are you waiting for? Connect with your spirit and start to feel better. Explore each of the seven dimensions of wellness and begin to transform your life.

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