"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain
People tend to leave out the spiritual element of total wellness. This can be be due to the fact that it is the most personal or that it seems to be the most difficult to figure out. As human beings, we generally aim to live a life full of meaning and purpose. Spiritual wellness consists of one’s values, beliefs, and purpose. We can all use some help when it comes to improving our spirituality, so here are some tips:
Religion refers to the organized, community-based system of beliefs. Spirituality, on the other hand, resides within the individual and what they personally believe. You can be part of a religion and not be spiritual, while you can be spiritual and not a part of an organized religion. Both religion and spirituality are shown to have positive impacts on mental health.