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How to Enrich Your Life

How to Enrich Your Life


One of the most wonderful aspects of living from the heart is how it enhances the positive-feeling textures of life. When my heart is open, food tastes better, the roses in my garden look more vibrant, the scents of trees are sweeter and the warm-heartedness of friends touches me more deeply.

We all want to experience more enriched textures, and the heart is the key. Our heart is the main doorway by which spirit flows into the human system. HeartMath founder Doc Childre, describes this in his article “Heart-Based Living,”. I’d like to share some of his article with you below.

When you are not connected with your heart, it diminishes the feeling textures in your life’s experiences. When life becomes dry, boring and bordering on depression, you’re experiencing diminished spirit flow in your system. Through learning to reconnect with your heart by putting out heart qualities like love, appreciation, compassion, and forgiveness, you reactivate your spirit, which increases the feeling textures of your experience, bringing you more positive feelings, such as joy and happiness.

“People often intuitively sense that increasing their genuine compassion and appreciation for others will generate more positive-feeling textures of experience. There is a wealth of overlooked physical benefits as well. Practicing these and other heart qualities is basic bottom-line maintenance for mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health. When you do not reactivate these feeling textures, stress begins to stack up in your system.

Woman with flower enjoying a sunset“Heart-based living 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.”

Reconnecting with your heart is not hard. Here’s an exercise you can try when life feels dry or when you are stressed.

Exercise: Take five minutes to breathe in the feeling of appreciation or intentional calm through your heart or chest area then breathe out the feeling of appreciation through your heart area. This exercise will help bring your mind and emotions into alignment with your heart’s intuitive guidance and begin to reactivate the positive-feeling textures of life.

Discover HeartMath’s science-based tools, offered in easy-to-learn presentations, help people of all ages in Free Services, Tools for Well-Being. The HeartMath appreciation ToolTM and Exercises is a powerful way to improve mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being is to invoke and sustain sincere appreciation. Appreciating yourself, a loved one, friend, pet, even a cherished place or memory also quickly establishes a connection to your heart. The greater your capacity for sincere appreciation, the deeper the connection to your heart, where intuition and unlimited inspiration and possibilities reside. Try HeartMath’s Appreciation Tool and exercises.The Hidden Power of the Heart by FREE! E-Book, One of HeartMath’s classics, speaks to you in a warm and friendly style, like a good friend. It combines wisdom with practical tools and techniques to develop your heart intelligence. How-to for unlocking your love, compassion and peace. Includes expanding topics: holographic awareness, the dimensional shift and DNA blueprints. Click to receive this Free e-book, The Hidden Power of the Heart.

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Sara, from Institute of HeartMath

Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.


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7:00AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

Notice and appreciate the everyday miracles. The more you notice the more you'll see.

6:35AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

Thanks for sharing!

4:06AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

3:30AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

Thank you

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7:14PM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

Afraid this one's over my head.

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