How do you elevate your spiritual life this holiday season? Do you plan social gatherings with your friends or wander around the globe with your family? Either way, spending the holiday should always involve improving your spirituality. Hence, here’s a list of ideas on how to be more spiritual while away from home this holiday.
Raising Your Spiritual Life Outdoors This Holiday
1. Throw a Holiday Party For a Charity
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Throwing this kind of party is better done in the charity’s place itself. As you invite your friends and family members to take part in this event, you can also ask them to bring something to the party. Besides, it’s a common courtesy in attending a celebration to not show up empty-handed. By spreading holiday cheer, you can help not just the charity, but also your spiritual life.
2. Engage in Volunteer Works
While you’re away from home, you can also spread holiday cheer by engaging in volunteer works. After all, our spirits are lifted best when we give our time to others. Signing up for volunteer works such as repacking food, visiting the sick in hospitals, and distributing gifts to the street children will ignite kindness in this world.
3. Hike as You Lift Your Spirit
Spending time in nature is another way to enrich your spiritual life this holiday. As you climb higher, your spirit ascends with you. Also, a breath of fresh air is often what our mind and soul need. For a more fulfilling adventure, you can ask your friends or family members to join you.
4. Meditate Outdoors
Next on our list is one of the best practices in raising self-awareness: outdoor meditation. This activity is best done while you’re on your travels. By doing so, you’re letting your mind and body rest even if you’re away from home. You can also have a clearer mind using meditation wherein you can have a better grasp of stressful situations in life.
5. Learn a New Skill
Working towards personal development leads to a better spiritual life. As we strive to learn new things, we help ourselves in our pursuit of contentment and happiness. Learning new skills such as baking, painting, playing musical instruments, and interpretative dancing will boost not only your self-confidence but also your spiritual energy. Hence, this holiday season, having lessons in specific activities like mentioned earlier will benefit both your body and spirit.
As mentioned above, engaging in volunteer works can be a way to enrich your spiritual life while away from home this holiday. To know more about the volunteering opportunities around the world, you can watch the video below:
After casting an eye over our list, we hope you got enticed in spending your holiday away from home. Though these are for raising one’s spiritual life, we made sure these ideas will not bore either you or your companions. May you turn all these great ideas into tangible reality and continue learning ways on how to be more spiritual this holiday season.
Have you ever tried any of the ideas on our list? How was your spiritual experience in doing so? Share with us in the comments section below!