15 Ways to Find Inspiration in Your Life

November 28th, 2022

by Kim Myles

If you’re lacking passion or purpose in your life, you are not alone. Many people struggle with how to ignite their inner sparks. 15 Ways to Find Inspiration in Your Life will help you rediscover ways to light your fire so you can reclaim the magic that’s been missing from your life.

Change of Scenery

Redundancy can stifle your creativity. Although your daily tasks may not change, you do. It’s important to honor your evolution. Change is growth. When you feel stuck, a change in your environment or routine may be needed.

Change Your Outlook

If you feel your life is boring, depressing or hard, try looking at your experience from a different perspective. Life can be many things, but keep in mind it wouldn’t be as fruitful if you cease to engage it. 

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Find a Mantra to Live by
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“When the going gets tough, get tougher”, “And this too shall pass” or
“Life is like a box of chocolates” are some example of mantras you could use to inspire you. Find or create your own mantras to help you get through the more lackluster moments in your life.

Do What You Love

In doing what you love, you find ways to continue doing it. Love inspires many things. In fact, it is one of the greatest motivators on this planet. If you are doing what you love to do, not only will inspiration come to you, you’ll also inspire others too.

Spend Time with People Who Inspire You

Sometimes, all you need is a spark from others to ignite your inner fire. If you are running on empty, find someone who fills you with inspiration, so your cup can runneth over.

Rock out

Music soothes the savage beast. It can also tame a restless soul. Listening to music can have an immediate impact on your mood. Whether you are looking for motivation or inspiration, it has the power incite great emotions within us.

Read, Watch or Listen to Inspirational Materials

There’s an array of books, poems, videos, podcasts, blogs and websites which are dedicated to uplifting others. Here’s a few to get you started:

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Have an Open Mind

If you are closed off to receiving it, how can inspiration find you? Ask and ye shall receive. But, only if you are open and willing.

“Those who can’t change their minds can’t change anything”

George Bernard Shaw
Watch a Sunrise or Set

There is nothing more inspiring than death and birth. Watching a sunrise or sunset can help you broaden your perception on life, and all it offers. Take advantage of these moments. They’re perfect opportunities to gather inspiration.

Get Back to Nature

Whether it’s a beach, forest, lake or your local park, spend some time in nature. Being around trees, flowers, animals or water is refreshing. Nature inspires you to look at life from a higher vantage point. It has many sources which it renews itself on. Spending time in it can replenish your spirits.

Keep a Journal

Writing your thoughts down on paper aids self-expansion. Keeping track of your own timeline helps you stay focus on your dreams, hopes and goals. In this way, you don’t lose or forget about what inspires you to keep going.

Relax Your Mind

A clear mind produces a clear heart. It’s definitely harder to find motivation if you’re distracted by anxiety, worry, or stress. The path towards innovation is more discoverable when you can let it all go.

Appreciate Your Current Position in Life

You could take many roads in life, but you are where you are right now. Your experience is unique. If you’re not exactly where you want to be, don’t worry, your journey is still in-progress.

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See the World through Child-like Eyes

Children believe dreams are real because they see them with unwavering focus. See the world through child-like eyes. Rediscover its beauty and majestic power in your curiosity. Be fearless in your pursuits. Inspiration is something you feel. Get out of your head space and into your heart space.

Follow Your Heart

Your heart will let you know if you’re in the right place or not. If it feels good, follow it. If it doesn’t, release it.

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In conclusion, it’s not a matter of finding inspiration, it’s all around you. You have to choose to see and feel it. If you keep an open mind and heart, it’ll never be lost or closed off to you.

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