The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth ~ Rumi
It is universally accepted that emotions are intimately linked to the heart. It exists in literature, philosophy, and in our every day speech with such words as heartbroken, heartfelt, heartache, and heart throb that connect metaphoric impressions with our physical heart.
Lately, science has been looking at whether this connection is simply myth or if it is real. The following TED talk from Dr. Sandeep Jauhar presents compelling evidence that emotions do physically alter the physical heart.
Enjoy watching. I would love for you to share your thoughts in the comments!
Such valuable information adds to the power of the breath to help release and heal such emotions as grief. Not only is it emotionally healing, but it can invite physical healing too!!
“Someday, everyone will know the power of their own breath to heal.” ~ John Stamoulos