Inner strengths are the fundamentals to a happy and productive life. Having inner strength is the power and confidence that comes from within oneself. Challenges must be thought of as opportunities and that is exactly what they are. And one cannot attain inner strength without challenges. We become weaker by giving into challenges without a fight. We become stronger when we overcome obstacles. It can be simple to understand but difficult to achieve.
So what does it mean to be strong?
- Having great physical power
- Having intellectual power
- Having great resources
- Having emotional power
Being strong means having the mental skills, the resources and the physical capacity to deal and confront with all kinds of difficulties and challenges in our daily life. When you are strong, you have the ample inner strength and energy to face challenges that may depletes your stamina.
You can be psychologically resilient but without proper sleep for a few days, you may break down mentally. Both physical and mental strength works in synergy. To build inner strength, you must build both physical endurance and mental strength.
Emotional power helps us to stay in control with our feelings, form strong bonds and to create positive and meaningful connections with others. When dealing with challenges, many of us faces emotional setback including anger, fear or sadness that become overwhelmed by stress. With the ability to constructively manage our emotion is the path to become emotionally strong.
All of us are unique in our own capabilities and skills. One main focus to build one’s strength is by focusing on these specific skills and grow them. Focus on what you are good at. Learn to identify what’s your natural strength and enhance them further. Take the first step to building your inner strength! It is a lifelong task but the results will be amazing. It will become a habit and eventually a part of your true identity. Power up your inner strength and start feeling a greater fulfillment in your life.