Spirituality is becoming a lot more prevalent in the past 20 years than it has been in quite some time now. A lot of that probably has to do with the way in which the world seems to be turning. There is so much grief, tragedy, disasters and the economy everywhere seems to be in a funk. If you think that it's time to go down your spiritual path then here are some tips on how to become a more spiritual person.
First and foremost, don't judge yourself or others. When you are trying to become more spiritual you are going to need to get rid of judgments about yourself and about others. You need to do your best to believe that there is a divine plan in everyone's life and in every situation in life.
Don't take to gossiping or talking badly about other people. Whenever you can, instead try and find something kind to say about everyone or just don't say anything at all. All humanity around us needs far more love and support than negative criticism and condemnation.
Be a light or beacon to your community. Try and lend a helping hand whenever you can and try and make some positive changes no matter how big or small. Try doing volunteer work, sponsor a child, an endangered species or donate to your favorite cause. Recycle, be conscious of the world that surrounds you. Be aware of the need and the feelings of other people.
You need to have balance in your life, so learn how to balance. Some of the joy of being a more spiritual person is the ability to be aware of the life around you and all it's challenges but not letting the challenges take over, instead being able to balance your work life, your family life, your play as well as your rest.
You should always respect yourself. In order to be more spiritual you need to be able to love yourself. When you can love yourself is when you can actually love others far deeper. Taking care of yourself is going to help you be able to turn to others and share joy, love and wisdom more freely.
Make sure to always stay in the present. Free yourself from the limitations that the past can put on you if you dwell on the past and past experiences. Learn and grow from the past and then let it go. Don't give up on it. There are going to be days where you are going to have doubts and fears. Being spiritual doesn't mean you are perfect because your soul was already created to be perfect, your body is just a temporary vessel holding it until it moves onto it's next journey. So, it's OK to be afraid and to have doubt, just don't allow that to take over your life.
Always be willing to continue to learn. A truly spiritual person has a constant thirst for knowledge and self discovery. You should always be willing to become a better person, become kinder and be more loving on a daily basis. You also need to learn how to forgive. A truly spiritual person can forgive and is filled with passion and love for all life.