I want to share with you the story of my broken heart so that you can see the power of the tools and practices that I offer.
After losing my boyfriend to cancer and my mom to (likely) suicide, my heart was broken. The pain was physically palpable - almost unbearable.
I brushed the pain off as "normal," given my circumstances, and thought that time would "cure me" as they said it would.
But instead of time healing me, it did the opposite.
On a routine physical exam, my doctor found that my figurative 'broken heart' had manifested into an actual BROKEN HEART.
After rigorous testing, my cardiologist determined that I had a heart arrhythmia that could only be fixed with beta-blockers in the present and eventually surgery.
But I knew deep down that my broken heart was caused by deep unprocessed grief.
I reluctantly tried the beta-blockers for about a week before I refused them. I was tested and monitored monthly at first and eventually every 3 months. This went on for over two years.*
Long story short, I'm happy to report, on my last visit, my cardiologist said and I quote, "Everything looks very normal. Whatever you're doing, keep doing it!"
What I was doing was Yoga and meditation with a very special focus on opening up my heart energy and releasing blocked emotions.
By consciously moving the body, mind and breath in such a way that releases the physical tension, I was more subtly creating the space in which to release my emotional tension.
And if it can work me, it can work for you.
This is one of the reasons I do what I do.
If you're interested in learning tools and practices for finding peace after losing a loved one, please sign up for my upcoming free course where I'll give away my secrets.
And, just so you know, you don't have to be a 'Yogi', be able touch your toes, quiet your mind or wear stretchy pants. These practices are simple and available to any one.
*Disclaimer: While I consciously made the choice to refuse medication, I was very closely monitored and safe. I'm not a doctor. This is not medical advice.
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