Finding Your Inner Compass

As we move through life, it is sometimes hard to know what direction to take, what decisions to make, and whether, once we do, it is the right path or choice.


This is where our inner compass comes in.

Our inner compass is that part of ourselves that is on a higher level than the mundane physical world we live in. It is the part of us that intuits, or has a knowing of things beyond our everyday comprehension. When we are in contact with our inner compass, our life becomes more balanced and in tune with the universal flow of energy moving through all things. When we use our inner compass we are able to find direction – it leads us along our true path.

How do we know when our inner compass is working, or we are tuning in to it?

When life starts to flow – the right job comes along, you meet the love of your life, the book you have been looking for is staring you in the face at the charity store – then this is an indication. Your life has SYNCHRONICITY.

When you sense that the burger you were thinking of buying is NOT the best thing for your health, that the negative vibes at the party are affecting your energy, lowering it so you feel drained, that your boss is not hearing you when you make good suggestions because he is too caught up in his own agenda – you are using your INTUITION.

When you have started turning off the news, as there is nothing but bad stories, you avoid confrontation, you uphold values and you always act from the heart – you are MORALLY RESPONSIBLE.

These are all indications that you are using your inner compass. The more in tune you become, the more balanced, whole, healthy, positive-minded, helpful to others – the closer you come to your true path. Your compass is leading you in the right direction.

How do you find your inner compass?

Meditation, contemplation, stillness, yoga – these can all help you become in touch with it. The more you turn within, and allow the stillness to settle in your heart, the more at peace you feel, the more likely you are to start allowing your inner compass to work for you. As you encounter different beliefs, ideas or philosophies, you will find that some are more aligned with you than others – this is your inner compass guiding you to the path you need to follow. Not everyone follows the same path, that is why it is imperative to find it yourself, using your inner compass, and not following others blindly – their compass may be set to a different point to yours.

Sometimes, it may seem as though we are caught in a storm in the Bermuda Triangle – the compass is spinning around madly, with no obvious direction or balance, never stopping. This is the time to weather the storm, and reach for the stillness on the other side, the light and the calm that follows, allowing your compass once again to settle, find its true direction, and balance itself. It is always there, you just need to tune in to it.

About Penny Houghton

I have been on my journey of self-discovery for many years, having had a particular interest in meditation and toning in the past. I am still seeking the Truth, and have given lectures on many topics, including healing through sound, animal afterlife, humans connecting and transforming, and living in the now. Currently I run a discussion group, and am considering running workshops. I am eager to share what I have learned along the way with others, and also to learn in return!
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3 Responses to Finding Your Inner Compass

  1. DougDoesLife says:

    Good post Penny. I look to my mood as an indicator of my inner compass. If I’m content, things are in alignment. If not, it’s time to change course.

  2. So insightful~
    ✿ღ✿ღ.¸¸ღ♫*¨`*•..¸ƸӜƷ ✿ღ ✫❀

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