Why do People Practice Spirituality?

Spirituality can provide:

 

  • A sense of vitality (or aliveness)
  • A sense of connectedness to others and to ‘something bigger’ beyond your daily life.
  • A way of bringing greater peace into your life
  • A method of stress relief and release of emotion
  • A way of gaining perspective
  • Recognition that we have an important role in life, away from what we do every day
  • It can help a person achieve a greater purpose and not rely on material possessions
  • It also assists in coping with change and uncertainty
  • A sense of relaxation
  • A sense of calm and clarity
  • Reduce sensitivity to pain
  • Enhance your immune system
  • Help you regulate difficult emotions
  • Relieve stress.
  • Helps with depression and anxiety, cancer, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, and cardiovascular disease.
  • Increased feelings of hope, gratitude, and compassion
  • A sense of comfort and support in difficult times
  • Increase feelings of well-being
  • Greater resilience
  • Social support and a sense of belonging, security, and community.
  • Strong relationships have been proven to increase well-being and bolster life expectancy.
  • It lifts your mood
  • Spiritual strength can help you overcome hardships.
  • Recognizing the interconnectedness of all life
  • Helps you make healthier choices
  • Spiritual people have positive relationships, high self-esteem, are optimistic, and have meaning and purpose in life.
  • Greater personal growth and fulfillment
  • Cultivates focus and attention
  • It creates a sense of steadiness and grounding in change.
  • You get to see life from a big picture view and a perspective on what matters.
  • It helps you understand your life on a micro level. Practice opens the door to a much quieter and deeper relationship with the internal you.
  • It connects you to and reveals true spirit.
  • Reconnect us with God/ higher being
  • Most spiritual tools and practices are not only backed by experience; they’re backed by research.
  • At the core of every trauma is a spiritual wound; and focusing on spiritual health can heal us.
  • Daily Spiritual Practice is the surest path to Joy.