The problem with finding peace
The problem with finding peace is the statement. You have to create peace. The approach has to be intentional, not happenstance or gifted onto you. But should having peace be your highest goal? I have some thoughts from me and Sadhguru on peace.
The problem with finding peace is the statement. You have to create peace of mind. Manufacturer it. Mold it. The approach has to be intentional, deliberate actions. But should having peace be your highest goal? Let’s talk it out.
Remove some things. Modify others. Add new things. Habits, people, objects, zip codes, etc could require changes.
I had the thought this morning that I found peace. Then, I thought to myself ‘No, I’ve created this.’ I created this feeling, this belief, and this agreement with myself. To be clear, I don’t believe peace (as in peace of mind) is a finish line. I believe it’s a state of mind requiring maintenance and upkeep. I intentionally prioritize peace while setting personal and professional goals.
…if you are interested in productivity, the first and foremost thing is to create a pleasant basis for yourself, that to be peaceful and joyful is not an issue for you. It does not depend on anything — this is how you are. Now, your body and mind will work at their best, and you can effortlessly create what you want to create.
Like a good Content Creator, I wanted to find a trusted resource to validate the ideas I already believed. I sought out our Sadhguru for his take on peace, and I’ll share a link to the article below. The quote above sticks out to me most about obtaining what I want/need in the work-life I intend to pursue very soon.
What is peace of mind and how to be at peace? by Sadhguru
Read the full article: https://isha.sadhguru.org/us/en/wisdom/article/sadhguru-on-peace