by Lisa Litzsinger
When things on the outside seem chaotic or stressful,
as they do right now, we can still access peace
on the inside. The quickest way I know is through
the practice of Heart Math, a simple process with powerful results. Here are the steps:
Quick Coherence Technique
Using the power of your heart to balance thoughts and emotions, you can achieve energy, mental clarity and feel better fast anywhere. Use Quick Coherence especially when you begin feeling a draining emotion such as frustration, irritation, anxiety or anger. Find a feeling of ease and inner harmony that’s reflected in more balanced heart rhythms, facilitating brain function and more access to higher intelligence.
Step 1. Focus your attention in the area of the heart. Imagine your breath is flowing in and out of your heart or chest area, breathing a little slower and deeper than usual.
Suggestion: Inhale 5 seconds, exhale 5 seconds (or whatever rhythm is comfortable).
Step 2. Make a sincere attempt to experience a regenerative feeling such as appreciation or care for someone or something in your life.
Suggestion: Try to re-experience the feeling you have for someone you love, a pet,
a special place, an accomplishment, etc., or focus on a feeling of calm or ease.
It is that simple! This practice brings into balance the heart and the brain, and with some practice can bring an inner sense of calm in minutes.
Check out the Heart Math website to learn several other techniques and to read the science behind them. They offer technology to help you practice and track heart coherence through measuring your HRV (Heart Rate Variability). If you would like to know more, or if you are interested in trying the technology, please contact me.