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To Your Heart’s Content

The day dawns. Open your eyes and drink in the beauty that surrounds you.  Allow the first thought that enters your mind upon awakening to be:  “How can I live to my heart’s content?”  Nourish that sweet heart of yours with loving friends and family, adventurous experiences, colorfuly creativity, healthy foods, fresh air, exercise.  Drop habits that no longer serve you. Know that your thoughts are creative and contribute to the well being of your physiological heart as well as the emotional ‘heart center’ and the energetic heart chakra known in Sanskrit as ‘anahata’ or the ‘unstruck note’.

Learn about the HeartMath System ®, which,according to their website “entails practical, heart-based tools and technologies that people of all ages and walks of life can use to enhance health, performance and well-being.”

The Institute For HeartMath (IMH) was founded by Doc Childre who discovered that the methods which are part and parcel of HeartMath are transformative, stress reducing, strenghthening and resilience building.

Much of the focus is on heart based living, which, according to Doc Childre, “helps you learn to live in the now, bringing more of your real self into each moment. Becoming more of who you really are releases inner security, allowing you to relate to life with increased hope and confidence. Increased fulfillment is the result of this process.”

 

www.heartmath.org



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