Mental strength and inner peace go hand in hand. Mentally strong people are confident that they can handle whatever life throws their way.
That’s not to say they don’t feel pain or that they don’t get sad–they experience their emotions on a deep level. But they don’t waste energy wishing things were different or trying to change other people. They stay focused on managing their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
They also make self-improvement a priority, because they know there’s always room for improvement. And they give up these 10 things that could destroy their inner peace.
Inner peace is possible, and you don’t need to meditate on a mountaintop or break the bank for a wellness retreat in order to find it. Carving out time to relax is wonderful, but it’s amid the frantic pace of everyday life when we need serenity the most.