Keys to Getting in Touch with Your Inner Self

Connecting with yourself makes you happier and more aware. In this article, discover the keys to getting in touch with your inner self.
Keys to Getting in Touch with Your Inner Self

Last update: 15 March, 2019

Life coaching experts tell those who can’t find their place in this world to connect with their inner self. Unfortunately, many people aren’t able to feel like they belong, and they don’t understand why. These people often believe that they’re nothing more than their fears, shortcomings, and insecurities.

A lack of connection with your inner self will make you live like you’re pretending. You’ll feel the need to create a mask and a shield to protect yourself from the reality of the outside world. Coaching experts suggest that connecting with your inner power will help you stop doing this.

There are several self-discovery tools to help you achieve inner peace. Since there are so many, each individual can choose the best one according to their personality and lifestyle.

Tools to get in touch with your inner self

Although you might feel like you’ve been asleep for years, it’s never too late to get in touch with yourself. This inner power that you’ll discover will allow you to live a meaningful and profound life, filled with true happiness.

Woman smiling with eyes closes while outdoors.

Stop associating yourself with your ego

Children are born as open books. Things such as political ideas, religion, education, and traditions impact their lives. Once they become adults, part of their thought processes are already programmed in their brain, just like a great number of ideas they’ve accepted as their own.

That’s why your perception of reality can make you fearful, and your ego tends to protect you by putting on a facade. For that very reason, you should question, analyze, and understand your thoughts. That’s the only way you’ll be able to see the real world around you and discover your true essence, your potential, and everything you have to offer


Meditation is a fantastic tool to connect with your inner self. Without a doubt, it’s an activity that, although apparently simple, requires time, dedication, discipline, and perseverance. Meditation allows you to feel at peace and focus on your breathing.

Thus, meditation also allows you to focus on what truly matters in your day-to-day life, meaning that you’ll be able to give your whole attention to essential tasks. This way, you’ll stop associating yourself with harmful thoughts and you’ll discover what you really need and want.

Get rid of toxicity

Sometimes, living in a loud world can make you lose your way. Have you seen TV lately? It’s filled with negative news, people arguing on social media, anger, and just black-and-white opinions.

As you can imagine, an important part of getting rid of toxicity in your life is avoiding all these distractions. It’s not about not being informed. Instead, it’s about choosing what truly matters and not exposing yourself to bad news all day because they ruin your peace and balance.

Little by little, you’ll be able to see how everything around you changes. Wisely select what you see, read, and listen to. Pay attention only to essential information and avoid the noise of the world. In a matter of weeks, your inner self will bloom with power and energy.

“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.”

-Paulo Coelho-

Sad man looking through the window, trying to find his inner self.

Visualize your inner self

Each one of us has an inner self. It’s a sort of leader that guides our actions. In general, the best version of yourself is wise, confident, brave, optimistic, and enthusiastic. Everyone has an inner self full of amazing qualities, but it’s hidden deep down inside. So let it out now! Acknowledge that self and let it become you. If you don’t let it out, your ego and fears might take over.

That’s why experts suggest ignoring what others think. Instead, act bravely, firmly, and confidently.

Seize these tools to connect with your inner self. You won’t regret it!

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