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DECEMBER 30, 2011

Defining Inner Peace

Posted by Dorothy under Community Interests, Interesting Reads, Natural Highs, Philosophy, Wellnessno responses

The world over have been talking about having or creating inner peace. What inner peace means varies between individuals. With the growing consumerism, a big number of people will say that having lots of money gives them a certain feeling of peace. How far does one go with obtaining money has no ends but that certainly has nothing to do with obtaining inner peace. Whether you are rich, poor or of middle class, healthy or sick, inner peace can still be yours. Here’s a guide to the meaning of inner peace:

The 12 Symptoms Of Inner Peace” © 1984 by Saskia Davis

  • A tendency to think and act spontaneously, rather than from fears based on past experiences
  • An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment
  • A loss of interest in judging self
  • A loss of interest in judging others
  • Loss of interest in conflict
  • A loss in interest of interpreting the action of others
  • A loss of ability to worry
  • Frequent overwhelming episodes of appreciation
  • Contended feelings of connectedness with others and with nature
  • Frequent attacks of smiling through fear
  • Increasing susceptibility to love extended by others, as well as the uncontrollable urge to extended it
  • An increasing tendency to let things happen, rather than to manipulate them

Loka samasta sukino bhavantu

(May the entire universe be filled with peace and joy;love and light)

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