How To Find Peace in Your Life

Many of our life can be chaotic and stressful at the time. There is a saying: “when it rains, it pours!” and “Misery Loves company”. I am having share of my life issues at the moment that I feel overwhelm despite trying to live calm and simple life. I am sure many of us, have been in situation like this once in our life, sometimes more. I have written about finding ways out of overwhelm and simplifying life before.

Today I want to share how to find peace, with noise and chaos around us and still function. While, I am going through this phase, these quotes have helped me and inspired me and I am sure it will inspire and motivate you as well. We can not change certain aspects of our life but we can change our attitude towards it for positive and upbeat outlook!

You may also like 5 peace books everyone should read once here.

Resource Books to Find Peace in Your Life:

Finding Peace By Jean Vanier: One of our deepest human desires and needs is to live in peace. We all yearn for peace, but what is it exactly? How do we find it, and how can we bring peace to our lives and our communities? Jean Vanier reflects on recent world events, identifying the sources of conflict and fear within and among individuals, communities, and nations that thwart us in our quest for peace.

21 Ways to Finding Peace and Happiness: Overcoming Anxiety, Fear, and Discontentment Every Day : In today’s world, peace is hard to come by. When personal desires are followed, serenity is forfeited. By submitting one’s life to God, a peace-filled life is ensured.

Famous Peace Quotes: Finding Peace

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A smile is the beginning of peace.
- Mother Teresa

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Whenever you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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End each day with thoughts of peace.  Begin each day with
thoughts of peace.  Continue thinking thoughts of peace
throughout your precious day and happiness will be yours.

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Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by
which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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When we are present in each moment, the past gently rolls up
behind us and the future slowly unravels before us.
- Rev Richard Levy

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Everything you do can be done better from a place of relaxation.
- Stephen C. Paul

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Life is lived in the present.  Yesterday is gone.  Tomorrow is
yet to be.  Today is the miracle.

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The quieter you become the more you can hear.

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He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with
the world.
– Marcus Aurelius
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Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread
beyond all boundaries into blissful, peaceful happiness.

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Nothing matters very much and few things matter at all.
– Earl Balfour
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Our life is frittered away by detail . . . simplify, simplify.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Seize every day as an adventure and your spirit will soar when
you discover the wonderful surprises life has to offer.

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True peace is found in this moment. Acceptance is the 1st step
to inner calm.

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It isn’t enough to talk about peace, one must believe it.
And it isn’t enough to to believe in it, one must work for it.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

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The poor long for riches, the rich long for heaven, but the
wise long for a state of tranquility.
- Swami Rama
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There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.
- Leo Tolstoy
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Don’t fill your time with worry – fix what you can and let the
rest take care of itself.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with
themselves.
– William Hazlett
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In acceptance, there is peace.

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Satisfaction can be found in the simplest tasks.

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Make the most of every moment.

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Honor the past.
Live in the present.
Create the future.

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The thief of the past and the thief of the future, rob us of the joy
of the peace of the present moment.

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Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by
solving them.
– Raymond Hull
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Relaxation comes from letting go of tense thoughts.
– Frances Wilshire

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There is time for everything.
– Thomas Edison
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The past is history. The future is a mystery and this moment is
a gift. That is why this moment is called “the present”.

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Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today
of its strength.
– Corrie Ten Boom
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Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore
it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.
- John Cage
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A soft voice is the sound of peace.

Surround your home in Peace Symbols:

  • Mug Quotable Peace

  • Sleep in peace sign bedding

  • Have peace decor for your home

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About Author: This post is written by Preeti who writes under name of Zengirl on Heart and Mind Blog. She writes articles about self improvement, stress free and slow living and believes in slow blogging.

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I am stay at home with 2 kids, married to my best friend zenguy. I am in to simplifying, slow and sustainable living, I am frugal, love reading, writing and watching romantic movies. I believe in family, friendship and community.

17 comments

  1. rob white says:

    A worthy list, Pretti. I know the feeling … indeed we all need to be reminded that we ave the power to cross the shore of noise and chaos to peace and calm any time we choose. No matter how frantic life gets we always have the inexorable right to take command of our mind.

  2. Dawn says:

    That’s a great list. You can feel the tension dissolve as you read it.

    Interesting to see how many of them were about letting go of the past and future and simply concentrating on today. There is wisdom in that.

  3. ayo says:

    hello preeti
    how are you?
    long time. hope evryone is okay and the homeschooling is doing well.
    thanks for coming up with this inspiring and refreshing quotes.
    take care and enjoy the rest of the day

  4. nazimwarriach says:

    What a wonderful verse about peace at the top of the page!
    All other quotes are precious. But I like most “Honor the past,
    Live in the present, Create the future.” This is more close to the reality of life.
    Good Post, ZenGirl.

  5. Alien Ghost says:

    Hi Preeti,

    Great list! Some I read them before and some are new to me, but all of them are great!

    May I add one of mine?

    “When we isolate from the noise, we realize we are still alive, so the noise wasn’t so important after all”

    Raul

  6. ZenGirl says:

    Raul,

    I love the quote you shared! It made a huge impact as I am grasping the meaning of it! Thank you for sharing it here! How have you been? I am glad to see you as always.

  7. ZenGirl says:

    Nazim,

    Thanks, right now, these peace quotes are so much needed in my life I thought of sharing what I need with others! Sometimes, all we need is bit inspiration right?

  8. ZenGirl says:

    Ayo,

    I am all right, how are you doing? Life is bit crazy but I am sure it will sort out in no time. This makes it life more interesting huh? I hope your child is better and life is peaceful at your end.

  9. ZenGirl says:

    Dawn,

    I agree, our past and future are connected with our present very much so! There is lot of wisdom to learn from these wise folks. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

  10. ZenGirl says:

    Betsy,

    Oh no, not you too. I hope things go well for you and bargain guy soon! At least we can be each other’s company in life’s turmoil. Wishing you best!

  11. ZenGirl says:

    Angela,

    You are so right, being productive and “on go” can make you resent the life, peace is so much more precious than anything I have right now and I wish I had it. I am working on it. Thank you for chiming in and your friendship.

  12. ZenGirl says:

    Rob,

    How are you? Yes, we all need peace and quite to reflect and go forward. Sometimes life gives us so much noise, and sometimes we as people make so much noise! :-) Peace is bliss.

  13. Aileen | Kaizen Vision says:

    Preeti, I love this collection of quotes.
    “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength.” It’s amazing how easy it is to worry and yet there’s such little benefit to it.

    The poem you have at the top of the post is brilliant. I hadn’t heard it before. Thank you for sharing it

    :)

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