Without hope, we struggle to make even the smallest headway towards our dreams. When the worst happens, we need hope more than ever. However, that seems to be in short supply when we need it most. If you are struggling to believe that your life can be good and happy again, take heart. There are several places to find the inspiration needed to rekindle hope in your heart.
If you have a goal but don’t seem to be moving ahead on it, you can find hope in taking action. Despair and depression are born of inaction. The longer you put off making a move on your goal, the less hopeful you will feel about ever attaining it. Once you take that first small step, your fear will subside, and you’ll experience the feeling of hope once again.
Opening up to others, telling them your feelings and letting them know your needs enables them to likewise reach out to you. Our brains are wired to crave connection with our tribe, and when we allow that connection to take hold, our tribe can inspire us and offer hope in a limitless number of ways.
In Giving Hope to Others
When you share your time, energy, and resources with the world around you, you become the hope in the lives of other people. Spreading hope is one sure way to guarantee it’s around when you need it.
In That Small, Still Voice
By listening to your intuition and follow its guidance, you will discover hope in unexpected places. Even if what your gut is telling you seems impossible, go with it. You will find hope at the end of where it leads you.
In Saying Goodbye to Old Baggage
By letting go of the negative influences in your life and the things that hold you back, you leave room for hope to grow in its place. That includes everything from decluttering objects that no longer give you joy, to finally putting an end to relationships that leave you drained and broken. Once you let go, you’ll feel lighter and more hopeful than ever before about the future.
In New Knowledge
When you are always ready to learn something new, you open yourself up to possibilities you wouldn’t have noticed otherwise. This process shows you what you’re capable of and guides you toward a future you wouldn’t have had otherwise. Hope hides in every lesson learned.
In the World Around You
Look to the people who are doing great things, who are bringing positive action and change to the world. These are the people who give hope by just doing what they can to make the world a better place. Take inspiration from them.
The question now is, what can you do today to improve the world so that tomorrow everything looks brighter?