As women being a business owner can be daunting at times especially with the task of keeping your business authentic to you. Integrating spirituality into your business can be a game changer in becoming a soulful leader in managing challenges and successes.
Often times through the stress of maintaining our business can take over causing us to lose sense of our values and purpose within our work. Practicing spirituality can help to align yourself more with your beliefs and goals to keep the essence of your business authentic and fulfilling.
The key in applying spirituality in your business is practicing gratitude consistently for greater happiness. Practicing gratitude is linked to more positive emotions, better experiences, and an improvement of overall health.
In managing a business you will come across various, challenges, frustrating setbacks, and negative experiences, and through practices of gratitude you will be able to deal better with adversity, build strong relationships, and keep your business moving along smoothly! Showing gratitude within your business can look like starting and ending the work day with writing three things you are grateful for.
#tip Get your own gratitude journal and make sure to start your workday with writing three things you're grateful for!
Practicing the spiritual tradition of meditation can help to improve your business giving you an increase in concentration to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively.
It also helps give us more reflection and self-awareness for better clarity and emotional intelligence for important tasks and decisions that will lead to less stress and a happier work environment.
#tip Start each workday with a five minute meditation to help clear your mind and begin to focus, then end your work day with a five minute meditation to release any stress from the day!
When working in a team environment bringing in spiritual practices can help to form stronger connections and sense of community. As humans we are hard wired for connection so bringing in more spiritual connections and values into your work team will create a happier and productive team rather than a dysfunctional one from stress and lack of connection.
#tip Start to bring in small spiritual practices with your team each week such as group mindfulness exercises to build stronger connection!
When you run your business with a sense of spirituality and higher principle then you can have an easier time with trouble in making decisions, solving problems, and productivity, as well as you can gain an even more rewarding experience by being more creative while keeping your own values and goals, build authentic relationships, have less stress and more fun!