Create a Life of Peace Through Mindfulness

Learn how to take back ownership of your time and energy.

I want to take a minute to talk about mindfulness.

I used to think mindfulness meant self-monitoring. That I needed to reflect on the past, that I needed to think heavily about my actions, and that I needed to control myself as much as possible. My internal dialogue was negative and filled with constant criticism. My attention was constantly drawn to everything I was doing wrong.

I used to think things like: If only I had more self-discipline; I could do better. If only I exercised more forethought; I could do better. If only I was smarter; I could do better.

It was an exhausting, depleting, and self-defeating exercise. It did not help me forward. I realized that all of the time and energy I was spending self-monitoring was not helping me at all.

I decided to approach mindfulness in a new way.

I began to realize that all of those things that had been keeping me constantly occupied gave my mind absolutely no breathing room. Every day, I had been had actively, diligently, working to destroy my own inner peace. 

I simplified my life. I let go of many responsibilities. I narrowed my interests. I enacted boundaries to make myself less accessible.

I decided to take back ownership of my time and energy.

I started practicing self-forgiveness. I worked on loving myself more. I worked on finding a deeper sense of self-acceptance. I learned to allow myself to be as I am, without the constant analyses. Without any judgment.

Instead of occupying myself all the time, I sought to free up my time. I made more time for me. I made more time for stillness. Stillness to just be. I allowed myself to empty my mind and sit in the moment. I allowed myself presence in the moment.

Then, something amazing happened.

I found clarity in the stillness. New ideas and new understandings came to me. As inner peace began to wash over me I found that many of the things I had been so concerned with, didn’t even matter at all. Problems literally dissolved into non-problems.

I found what was most important. I found what truly mattered to me. Everything else began to fall away. I realigned my life with new priorities. I found a new vision, new goals, and a clearer path.

I found myself.


Akiroq Brost

Akiroq is a Human Potential Inspirational writer, who has a passion for helping others explore and harness the extraordinary potential that lies within each and every one of us.

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Angeliki Anastasia

You timeless intellect is a beautiful reflection of your inner brilliance! 🌟⭐️☀️✨☀️


Thanks you
Akiroq Brost
This is a blessing 💫❤️💕
Much love good wishes and prayers.

Mary Davis

Your transformation is inspiring Akiroq. Thanks for sharing this gem of wisdom. xo

George D.
George D.

To lived life to the fullest, to love to share, to give, for me is to be whole . This is my comfort, my peace, a gift that can only be had on account of God’s generosity towards me . Thank you Jesus, my lord my God and all.


Thank you for this reminder, self talk is extremely important.

prabhakar rajarapu
prabhakar rajarapu