Love Your Heart with Relaxation & Emotional Release
Love your heart by maintaining a healthy heart and your overall well-being. There are a variety of ways to achieve this goal. While we all know that exercise and a balanced diet are important for heart health, it’s equally important to prioritize relaxation techniques such as deep diaphragmatic breathing, meditation and daily journaling to emotional release stress.
Relaxation & Meditation Has a Positive Impact on Heart Health
Research has shown that relaxation techniques like deep diaphragmatic breathing and meditation can have a positive impact on heart health by reducing stress and anxiety, lowering blood pressure, and improving heart rate variability. When we’re under stress, our body releases hormones that cause our heart to beat faster and harder, which can lead to long-term damage. By incorporating relaxation techniques into our daily routine, we can reduce stress levels and protect our heart health.
Journaling Daily Emotional Releases for Healthier Heart
Similarly, journaling can be a daily emotional release that leads to better heart health. It offers cathartic benefits by managing stress and anxiety, gaining clarity, and processing emotions, leading to improved well-being and lower risk of heart disease. Journaling helps us to identify and express our emotions in a safe and healthy way. By writing down our feelings, we can gain a better understanding of our emotional state and release pent-up feelings that could be harming our heart.
Journaling Has Many Benefits
In addition to the emotional benefits, journaling also helps to track progress and monitor changes in mental and emotional health. This can be particularly helpful for those who struggle with anxiety or depression, as they can look back on their entries and see how far they’ve come.
Here Are Some Ideas to Get You Started
Set aside 10 minutes a day to practice a relaxation techniques called “Box Breathing.” It is easy to remember.
- Breathe out slowly, releasing all the air from your lungs.
- Breathe in through your nose as you slowly count to four in your head.
- Hold your breath for a count of four.
- Exhale for another count of four.
- Hold your breath again for a count of four.
- Repeat for three to four rounds.
During that time, you can start meditating and imagining that your stress is melting away. Feel the ease that your heartbeat is slowing down and relaxing. You can also listen to binaural for reduce your anxiety as well as calm you.
How to Journal
Start a journal and commit to writing in it every day for a few minutes. Write down your feelings, thoughts, and experiences, and don’t worry about grammar or punctuation. It could be a few words to few sentences. Just start and you will find that it will start flowing.
Don’t Get Overwhelmed with Something New
Remember, don’t get overwhelmed by starting something new. Start small with these new daily practices. Over time, these practices will become second nature, and you’ll start to see the benefits in your overall health.
Once you start you will see stress is reducing, you are managing your anxiety, and improving your heart health. Make your heart health a priority, and you’ll be well on your way to a healthier, happier life.
Feel free to reach out to me for more assistance. I do offer a 15 minute free consultation. I do help people with mindset and emotional coaching as well as weight release.