If we want to get a feel for the living consciousness of the Universe a good starting point would be to get to know our Higher Self. Didn’t know you had a Higher Self? It is the part of us that transcends our physical bodies and ego, and connects us to a higher power or universal consciousness. It is always striving towards growth, evolution, and expansion. And the best part is, we all have one.
We can think of our higher selves as a guiding force within that is always there, waiting for us to tune in and listen. When we connect with our Higher Self, we tap into a reservoir of wisdom, guidance, and creativity that can help us navigate through any challenges or obstacles in our lives. Some call it the ‘Divine Spark,’ the ‘Inner Self,’ or the ‘Eternal Soul.’ As the philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “The soul is not a substance, but a series of events.”
The Higher Self is also the source of our intuition and inner wisdom. It is the part of us that knows what is right and true, and guides us towards our highest good. As spiritual guru Deepak Chopra says, “The Higher Self is the silent witness behind all our thoughts and actions, the still point amidst the chaos of our minds.” And it speaks to us through our gut feelings, instincts, and subtle nudges. It may guide us towards opportunities, help us make decisions, or give us the courage to take risks.
Another important aspect of the Higher Self is its connection to the Universe as a whole. We are all interconnected and our Higher Self is part of a greater consciousness that encompasses all of existence. As the mystic poet Rumi wrote, “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” Yes, it really is a holographic Universe.
Connecting with our Higher Self can be a transformative experience, leading to greater self- awareness, inner peace, and spiritual growth. Eckhart Tolle says, “When you become aware of the Presence within you, you can use it as a positive force in your life.”
Someone who is a great believer that her Higher Self is the key to a life of abundance, joy, and purpose is spiritual teacher and author, Gabrielle Bernstein. Born and raised in New York City, Gabrielle had a turbulent childhood, struggling with drug addiction, depression, and anxiety. However, after hitting rock bottom, she had a spiritual awakening that changed her life forever. Since then, she has dedicated her life to helping others find the same sense of peace and fulfillment that she found. Was it her Higher Self that intervened or did her Higher Self manifest out of the white heat of her suffering?
Gabrielle’s central teaching is that we all have the power to transform our lives through aligning ourselves with the Universe, tapping into our inner wisdom. Her Higher Self has enabled her to become is an inspiration and a powerful force for good in the world. Her teachings on spirituality and personal growth have transformed countless lives and have helped people from all walks of life find greater peace, purpose, and fulfillment.
Another celebrity figure who speaks openly about her Higher Self is Oprah Winfrey. Born into poverty in rural Mississippi, Oprah faced many challenges and obstacles on her path to success. However, she always had a strong sense of purpose and drive within her, which she attributed to her connection with her Higher Self. From a young age, Oprah felt a calling to make a difference in the world and to use her voice to inspire and empower others.
As she pursued her career in television and media, Oprah continued to tap into her Higher Self for guidance and inspiration. She practiced meditation and self- reflection regularly, and often spoke about the importance of listening to one’s intuition and inner voice.
Oprah’s journey to tapping into her Higher Self was not always easy, and she faced many challenges along the way. But through her dedication to self-discovery and spiritual growth, she has become a role model for millions of people around the world who are seeking to connect with their own higher selves.
Yes, that’s all very well, I hear you say, but how exactly do I connect with my Higher Self? OK, here are some tried and tested methods. There’s no mystery to it. Portals include:
- Meditation: This is one of the most powerful ways to connect with your Higher Self. Through meditation, you can quiet your mind, let go of distractions, and focus on your inner being.
- Journaling: Writing down your thoughts and feelings in a journal can help you connect with your Higher Self. Journaling can help you reflect on your experiences and gain insights into your inner world.
- Mindfulness: Practicing mindfulness involves being present in the moment and fully engaged in the experience. This can help you connect with your Higher Self by allowing you to be more aware of your thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations.
- Creative expression: Engaging in creative activities such as painting, dancing, or writing can help you access your Higher Self by tapping into your inner creativity and intuition.
- Seek guidance: Talk to spiritual teachers, mentors, or trusted friends who have experience connecting with their Higher Self. They may be able to offer insights and techniques to help you on your journey.
- Gratitude: Gratitude is a powerful way to connect with your Higher Self. Take some time each day to appreciate the good things in your life.
It is important to remember that there is no one right way to connect with your Higher Self. Experiment with different methods and find what works best for you. With time and practice, you will be able to connect. Final thoughts:
- Be patient. It takes time and effort to connect with your Higher Self. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t see results immediately.
- Be open-minded. There is no one right way to connect with your Higher Self. Be open to new experiences and possibilities.
- Be persistent. Don’t give up on your journey to connect with your Higher Self. Keep trying and you will eventually succeed.
Your Higher Self beckons!
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