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12 Signs and Symptoms of a Spiritual Awakening

Do you feel like you’re going crazy? Does your life seem to be falling apart? Are you experiencing strange coincidences or hearing voices? Maybe you’re just experiencing the signs of spiritual awakening! In this article, I look at what a spiritual awakening is, how it comes about, and some of the signs and symptoms of a spiritual awakening.

What is a spiritual awakening?

For many people, being ‘awake’ or ‘woke’ means being more aware of what is happening in the world around them, but a spiritual awakening is when you start becoming aware of what is going on inside you. A spiritual awakening is when a person reaches a point in their existence when they begin to question their beliefs, behaviours and identity and start asking: Who am I? Why am I here? And so they have a “wake up” experience of life. When your soul signals that it’s time to begin your spiritual journey in this lifetime in earnest and consciously reconnect with your soul-self while still in the physical body. Spiritual awakening happens when you become aware of the consciousness behind your thoughts. In other words, when even for just a moment, you are able to observe your thoughts from a perspective that is not identified with your thoughts.

A spiritual awakening is a perfectly natural process. It’s not philosophic, New Age, esoteric, or even a spiritual thing, but it can be very challenging and confusing. It can have you questioning your sanity as you start to go beyond the limitations of the body and the mind and your human identity in this lifetime. Spiritual awakening is just the first step on the long path to enlightenment (realisation).

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