9 Ways to Soothe Your Soul from the Inside Out

Have you been feeling a little out of sorts lately? If so, your soul definitely needs a little extra care. We are all unique when it comes to our needs; there is no one-size-fits-all. Whether you’re trying to live your purpose or prioritize your health, there are so many different paths you can explore. Consider some of the following ways to soothe your soul from the inside out.

9 Ways to Soothe Your Soul from the Inside Out

9 Ways to Soothe Your Soul from the Inside Out - Strong with Purpose

1. Eat Nourishing Foods

One of the best ways to soothe your soul from the inside out is to indulge in nourishing foods. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring—in fact, it should be delicious and enjoyable! Consider reading how I healed my relationship with food.

You could try my kale salad worth making to reap the nutrition benefits of raw vegetables, my delicious chicken noodle soup to support your immune system, my lemon balm guacamole to soothe your nervous system while exciting your taste buds, or my fun and nutrient-dense choose-your-own-adventure stew. The foods you eat have a huge impact on how you feel, so consider your health and happiness when choosing your meals.

2. Consume with Intention

Rather than mindlessly consuming normal media, consider the possibility of consuming content that soothes your soul. Whether you enjoy watching or reading your content, you could check out How to Choose Love and Connection Over Fear and Division or How to Stop Compromising Your Inner Peace for the Illusion of Outer Peace.

3. Move Your Body

Moving your body is one of the best ways to get your energy flowing again. There are so many ways to support yourself through movement. Consider following along with a video for Qi gong or one of many other types of nourishing movements.

4. Fuel Your Soul

What brings you peace and joy? Consider a handful of soul-fueling activities that make you feel alive and nourished. This could be anything from going for a walk outside, creating some art, meditating, taking a bath, meeting up with your best friend, or attending a community spiritual circle. Allow yourself to recharge and find peace in whichever ways sound best to you.

5. Practice Gratitude

When you practice gratitude often, you’ll really begin to appreciate the little things in life. Every single morning, remind yourself of at least two things that you’re grateful for. This is a great way to make your soul feel relaxed and content.

6. Hydrate

Staying hydrated may seem overly simple, but it is worth the reminder! When your body is sufficiently hydrated, all your internal systems naturally function better. Upping your water intake will not only help you sleep better, but it will make you feel better, too.

7. Reduce Toxins

Man-made chemicals impose many negative effects on our bodies, minds, and souls. Choosing organic products as often as possible can help lessen those unwanted effects. Removing the toxins from your home can help to improve your mood and soothe your soul. Consider the type of cleaning products you use and make sure they are completely natural. You could even make your own household products using organic ingredients that can be found in your cupboard.

8. Explore Inner Work

If you’re in the mood to really take things to the next level, consider exploring some deep inner work. The process is not always rainbows and butterflies, but trust me, your soul will thank you in the long run!

9. Follow Your Intuition

It doesn’t matter what makes you feel amazing, as long as you are able to pinpoint it and take action. Find the habits that soothe your soul and integrate them into your life.

Tune inwards and ask yourself what your soul really needs right now. Remember that you are limitless, so shift your perspective and begin to notice all the possibilities available to you in this present moment. Allow yourself to honor your deepest needs, even if it’s with something that isn’t listed in this post!

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Shannon Colombo

    You are just wonderful, I recently started a chronic pain support group for the Central Coast, I would love to share your articles with my members. I’m an art therapist and active in Trauma work.

    1. Kristen

      Thank you, Shannon! That’s so wonderful! I would love for you to share my articles with your members! 🙂

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