Emotional and spiritual health are often overlooked in our fast-paced lives, but they are crucial for our overall well-being and happiness. While we tend to prioritize physical health, our emotional and spiritual health is just as important for our quality of life.
Spirituality and religion provide us with numerous teachings and concepts that help us be present and mindful. These teachings also remind us that we are not alone, but rather part of a greater whole or source, whether it be God, the universe, or another belief system. Feeling connected to this greater whole can help us feel safe and supported in the thread of life.
In addition to feeling connected to a higher power, we need to feel like unique and sovereign beings who are contributing to the world around us. This is why a life of service is also essential for our fulfillment. By contributing to something greater than ourselves, we find purpose and meaning in our lives.
However, our ability to stay present is often challenged by our desire for control. We tend to focus on the past or future, trying to control things that are beyond our control. We take everything personally and judge ourselves and others, which only increases our emotional turmoil.
The key to emotional and spiritual health is to let go of control and embrace trust. Instead of putting pressure on ourselves, we should focus on those things that we can control and let go of the rest. By approaching life with playfulness, curiosity, and gratitude, we can build a more positive emotional state and manifest better outcomes in our lives.
It’s crucial to feel the best we can in every moment, building a lifetime of these little moments to anchor our positive emotions. It’s not about what is happening in our lives but how we perceive it that ultimately matters. By focusing on the little things and the little moments, we can build a solid foundation for our existence and enjoy a more positive and fulfilling life.