Inner Growth. . .
Growth is inevitable part of life; all living beings are subject to grow. There is no regression for any living being that are born; it is always growing forward. As a human being, our body continues to grow with the passage of time, but at the inner level we all have to define the direction of our growth. Life in itself has no meaning until you give them the one and it is your inner growth that gives life the direction and something to look forward in future.
Inner Growth consists of getting to know, trust, and express all aspects of your unique humanity that define you. It is not easy, you have to put in a lot of effort continuously to know yourself and create life as you really wanted to live with dignity. Here are some of the ways that will help you to focus on your inner growth for a successful life:
Develop acceptance – Acceptance is the key to inner growth. Accept yourself in totality with all the positive and negative traits about yourself. The moment you accept yourself, you would start to develop necessary strength and would be able to cope better with the troubles of life.
Tune your mind to positivity – Mind is the most powerful tool of human being but one has to train it and make it work for them. Mind work as a storehouse of thoughts, emotions, and attitude that guide a person to act in any given situations. If mind is used positively, it would help you to create life as you seek and if it goes to the negative way it would become the stumbling for your growth and make life hell for you. So make a conscious effort to keep your mind positive and focus on your inner growth.
Respond appropriately to any obstacles – Realize the fact that life is not about the absence of problems. Suffering in life is not only inevitable but essential for inner human revolution. It is not the problems, but your ability to respond to any obstacle you encounter makes a difference in life. That is why, you should maintain your composure in the face of obstacles and respond appropriately not only to overcome it but also ensure your inner growth.
Do things out of your comfort zone – To keep your focus on inner growth, you need to find your passion and you can do that by listening to your inner voice and follow them. The key to long lasting happiness is to follow your passion even if you need to go out of your comfort zone initially. So force yourself to do things out of your comfort zone in order to keep your focus on inner growth. If you do not get success initially, you should not take it personally, try to learn from your mistakes and move on. It is your persistence that would help you live life fully.
Practice meditation – Meditation is the one of the best way to remove the negative aspects of life. It takes time, but it is an effective solution which improves our lives over the long haul. In other words, meditation can help you to tune your mind to positivity and allow you to keep your focus on inner growth.
Finally, life is full of ups and downs and the best favor you can do for yourself is to develop your inner growth by keeping your focus on it so that no unexpected, unfavorable situations destroy you beyond repair. It is your inner growth that helps you to integrate emotions, feelings, thoughts, knowledge, and experiences and help you take appropriate decision to keep the pace of your overall growth moving forward in order to have a truly contented life.
Peace and Love, Jim