February’s Valentine’s Day encourages a focus on the heart, generally in a lighthearted, romantic way. While we encourage celebrating your romantic relationships this month, we also encourage you to explore the role your heart plays in all areas of your life.
Much is written today about living a “heart-centered” life, perhaps as a response to the increasing complexity of living in today’s complicated, fast-paced world. A quick search of the internet elicits a variety of applications, such as heart-centered meditation, therapy, wellness, hypnotherapy, healing, as well as some more mundane ones, like heart-centered leadership organizations, preschools, and even equine services. It seems that any activity, large or small, complex or simple, can be approached from the heart’s point of view.
In exploring your own connection with your heart, Deepak Chopra offers this beautifully crafted observation:
“Only the heart knows the correct answer… most people think the heart is mushy and sentimental. But it’s not. The heart is intuitive…at times it may not even seem rational, but the heart has a computing ability that is far more accurate and far more precise than anything within the limits of rational thought…”