Utilize Inner Strength and May the Force be With YOU
Even more than mental toughness, “inner strength” gets a lot of attention. Yes, some people may think the two are interchangeable, but that’s not the case.
Atmabala, or the strength of the soul, is known as inner strength. While mental strength is simply the strength of the mind, it’s a person’s inner core strength. Souls and minds are distinct entities, and we know this to be true. Feeling, thinking, and deciding are all functions of our minds.
Having a strong inner core provides us with numerous advantages. It gives us a lot of patience, which is necessary because we are so small. Aren’t we just a few tiny pieces of a much larger puzzle? We need the courage to carry out our duties, and inner strength directly contributes to it.
Self-confidence is a result of a strong inner core. In addition, it provides us with the courage, patience, and enthusiasm we need to lead a fulfilling life.
Compassion and self-purification are hallmarks of those with a strong inner core, elevating them to a higher social stratum. All of these characteristics are highly uncommon.
Is there a way that we can improve our inner strength? God is the only source of it, so it must come from the god within alone. No other option exists. Yes, both austerity and purity (Tapasya) are beneficial. Having a deep relationship with God is necessary if we genuinely gain inner strength, and spiritual knowledge and consciousness certainly help.
Many, if not all, people would say yes if you asked them if they wanted to live a perfect life. We all know that ideal life is unattainable and that even an exceptional one has its share of bumps along the way.
Because you’re constantly interacting with people who are fundamentally different from you personally and professionally, you’re constantly faced with new challenges that require you to pivot and refocus.
You can deal with whatever life throws at you or puts in front of you if you have inner strength. You are capable of achieving your objectives, enduring the inevitable hardships, and coping with difficult people in your life. It refuels you, allowing you to go even further. Despite the unavoidable dwindling of energy, it refuels your passion.
The Importance of Self-Restraint
In times of adversity, your inner strength will be called upon, and the results will astound you. When you let your inner strength shine, you’ll see just how far you can go. When faced with adversity, this virtue will help you persevere.
To be able to do the following, you’ll need a lot of inner strength.
“Speak Your Thoughts
Especially if you aren’t well-versed in a subject, having doubts about your plans and ideas is perfectly normal. On the other hand, inner strength gives you the confidence to express your thoughts in the face of ridicule and criticism. You’ll be less afraid to ask questions when you’re around people who know their stuff.
In meetings and personal discussions, you’ll be able to get to the bottom of things more quickly if you’re willing to take risks.
“Fight for what is right no matter how difficult it may seem.
Many people are reluctant to stand up for what they believe is right. It’s easier to blend in and not draw attention to yourself. Standing up for what you believe in and what you know to be right requires a certain amount of inner strength.
“Take Charge of Your Future.
You will be able to make your own decisions if you have a strong sense of self-confidence. The decision you just made was to avoid making your own decision. Don’t ignore what needs to be done. Make sound decisions and enjoy a sense of security. The ability to rely on one’s inner strength is essential if one wishes to accept responsibility for one’s actions and the associated risks.
“You can overcome obstacles.
Having low moods and a sense of defeat are normal reactions when things get tough or have a string of failures behind you. Having a solid inner core will allow you to take on your challenges with enthusiasm. There is no need to feel sorry for yourself because you know that you can try again.
Instead of relying on others to make you feel better, you go out of your way to encourage and motivate yourself. Instead of focusing on mistakes or perceived failures, you search for hope and inspiration in an adverse situation.
“As a person, you have faith in your abilities.
Being able to rely on your inner resources gives you the confidence to know who you are and not be defined by the expectations of others. If you want to be happy and prosperous, you need to have faith in yourself. Despite your flaws and limitations, you accept yourself and appreciate your assets.
Don’t put off implementing your ideas until they’re perfect. Instead of procrastinating, look for reasons to get started on a project right away. That’s because you’re confident in your abilities.
Discipline is needed in nearly every area of your life if you want to achieve your goals. You can discipline yourself to do whatever it takes if you have enough inner strength. Pushing yourself to get things done is something you can do. In the long run, you don’t mind delaying short-term pleasures for the sake of more significant long-term gain.
You can start a project, complete it, and keep your commitments if you have inner strength and self-discipline. There are going to be setbacks along the way, no matter how much planning you’ve done. Keep going until the end because of your inner strength.
Everything you do is planned and organized. There is no perfect time, but you will take advantage of the opportunity you have right now. You persevere with a sense of hope and tenacity. When you use your inner strength, you can achieve this.
With inner strength, one has a strong sense of power and security descend upon them. Another uncommon insight is a genuine sense of contentment. One does not feel helpless or hopeless but is relatively complete and satisfied. The ability to connect with God gives you the courage to face the inevitable difficulties of life. When good things happen in life, one learns to be patient and wait for them to happen.
Another quality essential in this painful world is the acceptance of reality; one does not live in denial or delusion. This quality becomes part of one’s nature. In the process of growing spiritually, one’s being becomes purer.
Those who realize they are souls, a part of God, come to terms with their true nature. They are aware that they must remain linked to God to be complete, i.e. a part must be connected to the whole.
Finally, such people develop the inner strength to withstand changes and setbacks without losing their composure. To sum up, I believe that the inner strength that enables us to face any problem, present or future, with courage comes from connecting with God and strengthening the bond between us through regular practice.
After that, we’ll be well on our way to a happy life and a healthy mental state the next time around.