How to Cleanse Your SoulOur world is hectic! Even more so now that many of us are working from home. It can be a struggle to separate work life from home life, which makes it even more important to do so. Between social media, the pressure to fulfill our life purposes brilliantly, and meeting more people in a single day than our ancestors ever crossed paths within a single lifetime – whew! We’re overwhelmed. And there’s no shame in admitting it.
So, what's the remedy? Finding peace through Soul Cleansing!
Peace is tranquil energy; a combination of freedom, trust, kindness, comfort, and ease. It brings the feeling that even though everything isn't going well, we can still feel calm. How do we find peace? Within the silent spaces and soul cleansing exercises. Below are 8 life hacks to manage your new normal and find a more peaceful vibe.
- Unplug It!
Notice that we didn't say to just turn it off. Electronic devices radiate energy and can call to you even when turned off – no wonder it's so hard to put the phone down! So unplug them, take the battery out of the phone, laptop, TV, etc. Then maybe take a well-deserved nap, go for a long walk, or make yourself some tea and savor every last drop. Gaze at art or create your own. Whatever fulfills your mind, body, and soul WITHOUT tech will do the body so, so good!
- Active Meditation
Meditation is as varied as the color spectrum. Active meditation is when you are doing something to focus your thoughts, like yoga or breathing exercises. Life is crazy, and as you know, we're so used to going nonstop and forget to recognize that amazing sound of – ah, silence.
A chanting meditation where you create sound and then pause and listen to the absence of sound will help you to find the quietude. Play or listen to crystal singing bowls, then stop and perceive the silence. Sing a spiritual song (Beyoncé totally counts), then stop and perceive the silence. Subliminal activities such as adult coloring books or doing a puzzle can make you more aware of the silence and count as a meditation.
- Hit The Pause Button
Pause more in conversations. Communication requires moments of introspection and feeling fully involved with what someone else is saying. Many are afraid of awkward silences, but the more we become comfortable with our own quietude, the more we'll invite others into the same experience.
- Video Journal
How do you know you've improved your listening skills and are pausing more? Record yourself! Have a genuine conversation with yourself with the intention of being more thoughtful and slower as you convey, then listen back to it. No judgment! We all do some weird things behind closed doors, and it's totally cool!
- Soak Up The Sun
Give yourself a little vitamin D the all-natural way by soaking up the sun and spending time outdoors. Since traveling may be on the back burner for now, take some time to research local parks and hiking trails nearby. You’d be surprised how many hidden gems of nature are right in your backyard. The fresh air and sunshine are all-healing, especially when you’ve been cooped inside for a minute too long. Take your time out there and allow yourself to live in the moment.
- Relax With A Bath
Turn the lights down low, light some candles or incense and draw yourself a warm bath. Using essential oils such as lavender, healing bath salts, and flowers, you can transform your bathtub into a spiritual oasis. Allow the water to become a soulful cleanse as you relax your mind. Your Friday night=made!
- Daily Affirmations
You don’t have to spend a fortune at a day spa to give yourself the self-love you deserve. You can boost inner-peace and comfort even with the smallest of acts. Choose a daily affirmation each morning and repeat it throughout the day, especially during moments of stress. Here’s one you can try: I am at peace with myself and have everything I need. ;
- Wear a Crystal
Besides being beautiful to look at, crystals are potent tools you can use to enhance your well-being. If you feel anxious, carrying a crystal in your pocket such as an Amethyst or Rose Quartz can help ease your stress and promote balance. From necklaces to bracelets to showstopping earrings, crystals make the best (and most unique) jewelry! So, go ahead, rock your rock and feel the oh-so-wonderful vibes of crystal energy.
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