Inner peace is self-acceptance.
In order to find it within you, you have to learn how to accept yourself for who you are. Happiness is something we search our whole lives. We tend to be happy when we are around people we love, when we do the things we enjoy and visit places; but is that the real definition of happiness?
Benefits to inner peace:
Better mental and physical health
A sense of inner strength and power
A deeper appreciation of life
But inner peace and happiness doesn't appear out of nowhere. Sometimes we have to find it ourselves by doing simple things:
Embrace who you are
Learn to forgive yourself and others
Banish all negative feelings
Studies show that mediation stimulates the part of the brain responsible for happiness. While you meditate, you are dedicating some time to yourself which as a result will help you find your inner peace.