Raising your vibration and expanding your consciousness speaks to the same process of self-realization and self-evolution. When you hear or read about raising your consciousness level or raising your consciousness vibration, what’s being described is an embodied experience of your higher spiritual nature.
You are a higher-dimensional or spiritual consciousness having an embodied experience. You have a material existence and a higher-dimensional existence. When you make an effort to awaken to your expanded identity, your essential nature as an extension and expression of Universal Intelligence, you raise your vibration to reflect the spiritual vibrations and frequencies of your Core Essence.
Spiritual Vibrations and Frequencies Come First
Embodied existence, what we experience as physical reality, and the physical Universe is a secondary domain of experience. Reality unfolds from the higher-dimensional realms of Consciousness or Spirit into the manifested world of embodied life.
Spiritual vibrations and frequencies both precede and permeate physical existence. Your spiritual nature is unchanging. Your fundamental essence as an expression of the loving intelligence that forms worlds is unchanging. The effort to recognize and reconnect to this part of you begins to take you on a journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.
As you go through your physical development, you increasingly embody and internalize more complex definitions of self and reality. The developmental stages of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood prepare you to be able to embody the finer or subtler vibrations of your Core Essence, your Soul Self.
While your essential nature permeates your total being at all times, the conscious recognition and integration of the values of your soul self or higher self allow you to begin to express from the energy of this higher-dimensional aspect.
Soul consciousness is a level of being that is expansive in its view of self, others, and reality. The ideas and values at the soul level of consciousness are broader, universal, or cosmic in nature.
The vibrations of unconditional love, compassion, unwavering trust, inner peace, and pure joy for life all come from the perspective of your higher self or soul. As you expand to include your higher self-identity, you start living your life as a fully embodied individual, expressing from and through the wholeness of an aligned mind, body, and spirit.
Three Keys to Expanding Your Consciousness to a Higher Vibration
Spiritual growth is an ongoing process. You are an evolving being in an evolving universe, and part of embodying and expressing your soul or higher consciousness comes from three key practices.
The first key to expanding your consciousness or spiritual growth is to set an intention. The desire to grow, to become more psychologically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually is captured in your intention to grow. “I intend to keep growing” is a choice and decision you can make. While the impulse to grow is an inherent part of life, it is your conscious choice of that desire to grow that helps you start your growth journey.
The second key to spiritual growth is commitment. Self-evolution and self-transformation take effort. A steady commitment to your growth is what allows you to evolve your perspectives, expand your outlook and worldview, upgrade your belief systems, and heal old programming.
The effort to evolve and embody the frequencies, ideas, and values of your soul self comes with a long list of benefits. From feeling your cosmic belongingness to directly experiencing your inherent co-creative power to evolve and transform, it’s one of the most rewarding journeys you can embark on. It does take effort and work, however, so showing up committed to continue to grow and expand is a vital part of embodying your higher consciousness.
The third key is consistency. Embodying the frequencies, ideas, and values of your soul consciousness means consistently choosing to live from these more expansive vibrations. Setting your intention and committing to your spiritual expansion will mean that you start including different types of practices in your daily life to help you embody your expansive or essential nature.
These practices can include meditation, contemplation, studying expansive texts, mindfulness practices, daily loving-kindness meditations, regularly engaging in random acts of kindness, healing practices, and other approaches to spiritual growth that resonate with you.
It’s that consistency in engaging these various modes of integration that creates new habits of drawing from the perspectives of your soul consciousness in your day-to-day life. Mindfulness, loving-kindness, self-compassion and compassion for others, patience, unwavering trust in life, and inner peace can only be embodied through consistent practice.
The consistency and commitment you bring to your spiritual practice help you create habits of energy flow that reflect the embodiment and expression of these higher frequencies.
Developing and Embracing Spiritual Discipline
This journey to raise your consciousness to a higher vibration begins with curiosity and interest. The desire to grow, the desire to have inner peace or experience unconditional love, and the interest and desire to discover your true nature are all natural impulses of self-growth and self-expansion.
Listening to and responding to these impulses takes you on an internal journey that helps you update your belief systems, self-image, self-concepts, conceptions of others, conceptions of life, and the cosmos. Expanding or refining your existing perspective enables you to see and perceive yourself and the world through higher consciousness, through the eyes of your Soul Self.
To get started, know that you can expand your consciousness. You can evolve your perspectives. You can embody your soul's vibrations, ideas, and values. You can release and transcend old programming while internalizing new harmonic beliefs and ideas about yourself, others, and the world.
From the knowledge that you can expand your consciousness, you can set your intention and embark on your journey of expansion. Universal Intelligence will co-creatively support your expansion. You’ll find and be guided to the resources, practices, and support you need to realize your intention. Your choice in expanding your consciousness is a choice to add more light to the world, and that is an intention that is cosmically supported.
About Kidest OM
Kidest OM is a manifestation author and teacher with indispensable books and online courses designed to help you expand your consciousness and live a more empowered life. Her books include "Anything You Want" and "Nothing in the Way: Clearing the Paths to Success & Fulfilment," which are available globally in eBook, print, and audiobook on her website and online book retailers.