Have you ever felt the need to invest in something worthwhile for yourself but you didn’t know how?
The truth is that when you’re feeling stuck when you’re lacking motivation, and when your life seems to be going in the wrong direction, it can be difficult to know where to begin.
That’s why we’ve assembled this list of advice on how to invest in yourself spiritually. Whether you want to explore your faith or simply learn how to be a better person, you will find ideas here that you will appreciate.
In this article, we’ll be sharing 10 key tips to help you invest in yourself spiritually so that you can start becoming the person you’ll need to be in order to reach your goals.
1) Define your future self and focus on your goals
Want to know the secret?
The main reason why it’s so hard to know where to begin when it comes to self-improvement is that most people don’t know exactly where they are going.
So why don’t you begin by taking a look at your future self and how she or he will be feeling once all of your goals have been reached?
If you’re not sure what you want to do in life, you’ll need to start by defining yourself.
What is your purpose? What are your passions? Your dreams? How will you feel when those dreams come true?
When we think about our future selves, we tend to focus on the things that we don’t want them to become – these things are called “negative outcomes” and tend to include such things as being fat, lazy, or ugly.
This is why it can be difficult for us to take the first step towards self-improvement because it involves dealing with negative outcomes.
But you know what?
The truth is that we won’t be able to reach our goals if we don’t want to. But in order to get there, we must first overcome whatever negative thoughts we have about our future selves.
I know you’ve heard it a million times before: “You have to love and appreciate what you have in order to get more.”
Well, that’s true, but it’s also incomplete.
Just don’t forget that you don’t need to be perfect in order to make progress. All you need is the ability to take baby steps towards your goal.
The key is not perfection, but rather taking small steps toward your goals.
If you want to achieve your goals, you can’t just focus on the here and now; you also have to imagine what your future self will think of you. That’s why it’s important to invest in yourself spiritually.
2) Be aware of your achievements and embrace them
Now let me ask you a question.
How do you respond to your achievements? What is your reaction when you fulfill a goal?
Do you celebrate? Do you feel proud? Do you make a big deal out of it?
If so, congratulations! You’re on the right track. Why?
Because being aware of your achievements and embracing them instead of ignoring them is the first step towards investing in yourself spiritually.
If you want to become a better person, you must start by being aware of your achievements and acknowledging them.
This is why it’s important to celebrate your successes and take pride in yourself.
But if you want to invest in yourself, it’s also important to understand that your achievements are not the end goal; rather, they’re just the beginning.
You must continue to work on yourself and build upon your accomplishments. That’s why it’s so important to learn from our mistakes and make adjustments in order to invest in yourself spiritually.
3) Free your mind from unwanted thoughts
Ever noticed how your mind sometimes gets overwhelmed by negative thoughts?
You know, thoughts that we don’t really want to think about.
I’ve experienced these myself, and I can tell you that they can be incredibly distracting.
But the good news is that you don’t have to let your mind be ruled by these thoughts. You just need to free your mind from them. That’s why it’s important to learn how to self-soothe and become aware of unwanted thoughts.
You see, if you’re not aware of unwanted thoughts, they will continue to pop up when they want to.
And guess what?
Your toxic negative thoughts may make it hard for you to invest in yourself spiritually. Why?
Because they’re just going to keep distracting you.
The longer you let your mind be occupied by unwanted thoughts, the harder it will be for you to invest in yourself spiritually.
So, to avoid this, I suggest that you start by learning how to free your mind and get rid of your toxic spiritual habits.
But when it comes to your personal spiritual journey, do you even understand which toxic habits you have unknowingly picked up?
What I mean here is that habits such as the need to be positive all the time or the sense of being superior to those who are less spiritually aware.
Believe it or not, sometimes even well-meaning gurus and experts can get it wrong.
What’s the result?
You end up achieving the opposite of what you’re looking for. You do more to harm yourself than heal- which is not right!
To make matters worse, you may even hurt people around you.
In this eye-opening video, the shaman Rudá Iandé explains how so many of us fall into the toxic spirituality trap. He himself went through a similar experience at the start of his journey.
As he mentions in the video, spirituality should be about empowering yourself. Not suppressing emotions, not judging others, but forming a pure connection with who you are at your core.
If this is what you’d like to achieve, click here to watch the free video.
Even if you’re well into your spiritual journey, it’s never too late to unlearn the myths you’ve bought for truth! And this, in turn, will help you invest in yourself spiritually.
4) Don’t underestimate the importance of taking care of yourself
Did you know that one of the most important steps towards productive investment in yourself is to take care of yourself both emotionally and physically?
I’m not just saying this to make you feel good. I mean it!
You see, when you’re not taking care of yourself, you end up investing in yourself spiritually in a way that’s detrimental to your progress.
It’s like going on a diet and then not eating properly. What do you think will happen? You’ll lose all the weight in no time! This is the exact opposite of what you want to achieve.
Instead, the simple truth is that self-care (which includes taking good care of your body) is crucial for healthy spiritual investment in yourself.
If you don’t, your mind will continue to be occupied by toxic thoughts, and negative emotions will still rule over your life. This can only lead to more stress and burnout.
But what if you started taking care of yourself regularly? Will you be able to achieve anything?
The answer is yes! And here’s why.
When you take good care of yourself, it makes it much easier for you to invest in your spiritual journey. You’ll feel energetic and motivated, and the positive momentum will keep building.
This is a necessity if you want to achieve anything meaningful in life.
As a result, a healthy mind will always make you more productive than an unhealthy one.
Sounds impressive, right?
When your mind is on a roll (and it will be when you start taking good care of yourself), your thoughts are clear and focused. You’ll also have the energy to do what needs to be done. These two factors alone make all the difference!
What’s more, you’ll also have all the tools necessary for spiritual investment in yourself – including knowledge about how your mind works, how to change negative thoughts into positive ones, and how to recognize emotions that are toxic to you.
5) Explore your inner self and your desires
Let’s be honest one more time.
What do you know about your inner self?
Do you know your dreams? What do you want from life? What do you desire?
You might be surprised to hear this, but I’ll tell you the honest truth: If you’re not sure about the ways to invest in yourself, then chances are that you don’t know anything about your inner self.
Believe it or not, most people don’t look at their inner self because they think that their inner self is bad or evil. But the truth is that it’s not!
The problem is that we judge our inner selves based on what we see in the outside world. We think that our outer selves are good and pure, while our inner selves are bad and negative.
Your inner self isn’t necessarily bad or evil; it’s just different from your outer self. It’s different because it doesn’t have the same thoughts and emotions as your outer self does.
It has something else entirely – a desire for something more meaningful in life, a desire to experience more love and happiness, a desire to experience deep fulfillment within yourself.
And you know what?
If you want to invest in yourself spiritually, you must know your inner self. So, try to explore the real you and your desires.
That way, you’ll understand how to invest in yourself without taking a single step backward.
6) Use your time wisely
You do know that you only have 24 hours in a day, right?
That’s why you should try to use your time wisely if you want to invest in yourself spiritually.
Why am I saying this?
Well, because investments in yourself depend on how productively you use your time.
In other words, if you want to invest in yourself spiritually, then you should invest in yourself wisely by focusing on something meaningful and productive.
Let me tell you the truth:
How to invest in yourself doesn’t mean how to waste your time. It means how to make sure that your time is worth something.
What do I mean?
I mean that whatever you do with every second of your life – be it good or bad – depends on how you use it.
If you’re wasting your time and doing nothing productive with it, then chances are that it’s going to be a waste of time for you later on when you look back at those moments of wasted time.
And let’s face it: we all have those moments when we feel like we’ve wasted our lives!
But what if you started using every second of your life wisely?
In fact, that’s exactly what I want to tell you: investing in yourself is not about wasting your time. It’s about using your time wisely so that you can use it to invest in yourself effectively.
So, what are you waiting for? Start using your time wisely!
7) Be willing to learn and grow
Did you know that it’s possible to invest in yourself without any talent?
Yes, it’s true.
You can actually invest in yourself spiritually without any talent. You can do this by learning and growing.
Now, I know that this sounds a little bit strange, but hear me out:
What if you learned and grew as much as you could? What if you lived your life as an open-minded person who was willing to learn and grow?
Then chances are that your spiritual investments will be fruitful.
But what would happen if you were too closed-minded to learn and grow?
What would happen if you were too busy with your own selfish things to learn and grow?
Wouldn’t it be sad for you later on when you look back at those moments of wasted time?
And wouldn’t that be a waste of time for you when looking back at those moments when you didn’t invest in yourself effectively?
Yes, that’s right. I know what you’re thinking about it. And that’s why I want you to never stop learning!
All you need to do is be willing to learn and grow.
And guess what?
When you’re willing to learn and develop yourself, you’re already adding value to your life. You’re already investing in yourself!
A highly intuitive advisor shares our perspective
The tips I’m sharing with you in this article will hopefully help you to understand how to invest in yourself spiritually.
But could you get even more clarity by speaking to a gifted advisor?
Clearly, you have to find someone you can trust. With so many fake experts out there, it’s important to have a pretty good BS detector.
You know, when I faced the biggest challenge of my personal life, I tried Psychic Source. They provided me with the guidance I needed in life, including who I was and what the ways were to figure out my purpose in life.
I was actually blown away by how kind, caring, and genuinely helpful they were.
A gifted advisor can not only give you directions to explore yourself spiritually but can also help you learn more about yourself and your inner desires.
8) Develop your skills in a completely new field
Have you ever tried to learn a completely new language or explore new activities you’re naturally good at?
Maybe you’re good at drawing, maybe you’re good at writing poetry, maybe you’re good at playing soccer.
Whatever it is, if you have a natural talent for it, there’s a high chance that you can develop that skill.
And guess what?
There’s no limit to what you can learn!
You don’t need to be an expert in anything to develop your skills. You only need to be open-minded and willing to learn things that interest you.
But the truth is that developing your skills is a great way to invest in yourself spiritually. The fact of the matter is that you will learn new things about yourself, you will develop your talents, and you will be able to add value to your life.
Sounds impressive, right?
That’s why I want you to be open-minded and willing to learn about things that interest you.
So if you want to learn how to make movies, then go ahead and do so!
If your passion is cooking and baking, then go ahead and learn how! If your passion is writing and journalism, then go ahead and do so!
The key here is to understand that finding out that you’re good at something you didn’t know you were before is a great way to invest in yourself.
9) Figure out your strengths and use your full potential
Do you have any ideas about the ways to use your strengths and weaknesses to invest in yourself?
The truth of the matter is that you have a lot of talents and skills. We all do. And we all have things that we’re good at and things we’re not so good at.
But the question is: how do we put our strengths to use?
For example, let’s say you’re really good at writing. You can write for a long time without even realizing it!
So what if you could find out what your strengths are and use them in a way that will benefit yourself and others?
Well, once you figure out what your talents are, you will be able to develop those talents and add value to your life.
But hang on a second.
What does it mean to use your full potential? Or how can you do that?
Well, for starters, you should make sure that you’re maximizing your skills and talents.
And the best way to do that is to use them in different ways.
For example, if you’re good at writing, then why not write a blog post? If you’re good at drawing, why not draw a picture? If you’re good at singing, why not sing in front of people? If you know how to cook, then go ahead and prepare something delicious for your friends and family.
The point here is that using your skills in different ways will help you get used to using them in different ways.
And once you get used to using your strengths in different ways, it will be easier for you to find new ways to use them even more effectively.
10) Socialize but don’t be a social butterfly
Do you enjoy socializing with people? If so, how often do you go out with friends?
One of the things that you need to understand is that we’re all individuals.
And if you want to invest in yourself, then you need to figure out how to get along with people who are different from you.
But here’s the thing: you shouldn’t be going out and partying all the time. Going out and partying all the time is not healthy for your body and your mind.
That’s why it’s important to establish a healthy balance between socializing and staying home alone.
The reason why I’m saying this is that it’s really important for you to understand what type of people you want to be around.
So, if your main goal is to invest in yourself, you should learn to dedicate more time to yourself instead of spending your time with others.
Yes, I’m not saying that you shouldn’t care about other people, but you should invest in yourself instead of others.
All in all, investing in yourself is investing in your future.
To sum up these key tips we have covered in this article, here are some of the main points: If you want to invest in yourself spiritually, you need to embrace yourself, and understand what your talents are and how to use them.
But if you want to get completely personalized directions about investing in yourself spiritually?
Then, I recommend speaking to the folks over at Psychic Source.
I mentioned them earlier on. When I got a reading from them, I was blown away by how kind and genuinely helpful they were.
Not only can they give you more direction on the ways to invest in yourself spiritually, but they can also advise you on what’s really in store for your future.
So if you’re not sure where to start, here’s what you should do:
Love yourself first and everything else falls into place
It may sound conceited or narcissistic to focus on loving yourself first. But it’s not.
The point isn’t to believe you’re better than others or to accept things about yourself that you really do need to change.
It’s about developing a healthy and nurturing relationship with… you!
Loving yourself is about committing to who you are, understanding the many different nuances to your identity, and showing yourself a level of care and intimacy that we usually reserve for other people.
Unfortunately, we’re not taught how to love ourselves from an early age. And we end up caring about what others think of us rather than focusing on what we need at a more fundamental level.
This is why we partnered with Rudá Iandê to produce a free masterclass on transforming our relationships through the practice of self-love.
It’s currently playing on The Vessel (one of our partners) but only for a limited time.
Thousands have attended and told us that the masterclass has completely transformed their relationships for the better.
It’s a must-watch and we couldn’t recommend it more highly.