Take care of your heart and stress will decrease. There’s been a good effort from the Public Health Sector and cardiology research to to inform us about the basics of keeping our hearts healthy.
We probably have heard about watching the saturated animal fats, going easy on salt, exercising and keeping our weight reasonable. We know we need to keep our blood pressure down, etc.
For those who are dealing with obesity or diabetes, the above warnings are even more important.
We also know that something like 90% of all illness and disease has a stress-related component. Cardiovascular disease and hypertension are linked to accumulated stress.
Check out this video from HeartMath about how Stress works and how their bio-feedback emWave works to reduce stress and harness the energy of your heart!
Cardiac research has shown that meditation, guided imagery, and stress management can actually reverse coronary artery disease. Dr Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, has shown that comprehensive lifestyle changes may begin to reverse even severe coronary heart disease, without drugs or surgery. His research over the past 30 years has been ground-breaking.
Meditation, guided imagery, and stress management practices all form part of the lifestyle changes that Dr Ornish has taught.
Heal your heart and stress relief will occur. On this site are easy meditation techniquesyou can try right away that will relax you and put you into a meditative state. And meditating has been shown to heal your heart.
I’ve written about stress and meditation and how you can learn to increase your heart rate variability and smooth out your heart rhythms.
Read more about Heart Coherence, a highly efficient physiological state in which the nervous system, cardiovascular, hormonal and immune systems are working efficiently and harmoniously. This really is healing your heart. The techniques taught on this site can get you into coherence FAST. Once you learn some basic techniques you can enter the Zone!
Here’s a few more healthy heart tips also to inspire and motivate you to be good to your heart by learning how to meditate.
Healing your heart has a physical component to it. Simple breathing practices can impact that. Healing also has an emotional component to it. Meditation on the heart connects you directly to your emotional core, your heart. The breath can be used to heal your heart energetically-emotionally. And finally, there is a spiritual component to your heart and stress.
Spirituality plays an important role in your overall health and well-being. The essence of spiritual progress is to make the state of unity reliable. This is something we seek to do through meditation, to connect with the Divine Current ourselves, under our own power. By progressing spiritually we heal our hearts.