fbpx

Listen with Your Heart & Not Your Head – Guided Meditation

Listen with Your Heart & Not Your Head – Guided Meditation

I’ve learned something new from my awesome coach Iris Benrubi. She told me that I can often be very analytical when I’m trying to explore a problem. This means I’m more in my head than in my heart. She recommended that I drop down into my body and listen for messages. One of the most powerful things she advised is to ask myself when I start to well up with tears “What are the tears telling me?” It actually changes the way that I’m thinking about what’s going on with me. Instead of just feeling sad or frustrated, and justifying it with all the logical reasons, I’m now listening for messages that come from my body. 

She guided me through a process that allowed me to connect into my body and use my heart to listen to its powerful messages. Because it was a powerful experience for me, I decided to write my own version of the meditation and record it to share with all of you here. Please allow 20 minutes of personal “me” time. Find a safe, relaxing place (maybe using headphones to drown out distractions) and press play:

You have to be in a very relaxed open, receiving space to hear messages, but when you do, it can be very impactful and healing. Keep in mind that it can also bring up negative emotions and difficult things to process without proper support so I recommend you consult your doctor or coach if you have any concerns about this. Some people believe that meditation is a form of medication and should be done with professional support. 

When you’re going through this guided exercise or starting to get teary-eyed, ask yourself what is your body telling you, and you may be surprised at some of the answers. It’s helpful when you actually have to articulate the message so either write it down for yourself or tell a trusted person so that you can gain clarity over exactly what it is.

Also be on alert for visual messages. Sometimes they’ll be a voice that’s talking to you and sometimes it will be a flash of something that you see, and both can contain powerful information.

When you get a message, take it one step further and ask why the message is important. Sometimes it’s your mind serving up a limited belief to keep you stuck as a way of keeping you safe. So although the message becomes clear it’s up to you to decide whether you wanted to except the message or dismiss it as something disempowering.

I am really interested to read any comments about your experience with this exercise. Please fill in a comment or email me at chandra@glowliving.com.

1 Comment
  1. Author
    Chandra Lynn 4 years ago

    I read this article by Gay Hendricks about ANXIETY that recommends really feeling it and it will magically go away. This is similar to the premise of this meditation and supports the FEEL, HEAL & HEAL concept. Check it out here: http://www.heartsintrueharmony.com/m/email/nl/is-anxiety-stealing-your-life.html?s=12497&e=1&cid=Z3MPZZ&lid=1&sbid=hsMM

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

RELATED ARTICLES

Take the quiz to learn the hidden forces driving your decisions

Great Decisions = Great Life!

Learn the Hidden Forces Behind Your Decision-making and Quality of Life Our decisions contribute greatly to the quality of our lives. Although most people make the best decisions they can, there are six hidden forces that are driving our decisions and largely responsible for whether we’re happy. Uncovering them has helped many people improve their lives and I want you in on it now so that

Read More »

Facebook Live Video: Why Root-to-Rise for Life Transformation in the New Year

Root-to-Rise Self-help for New Year life Transformation Goals Chandra Lynn goes live on Facebook to talk about how the Root-to-Rise online course can help you with your life transformation goals and aspirations for the New Year which can seem lofty. Watch the video to learn about how the Root-to-Rise framework for unblocking yourself and meeting your needs in healthy ways

Read More »

Glowing with Gratitude

My heart glows with love and gratitude for you…following, engaging, striving, caring and giving back. Thank you from the core of my being for being present in my life and participating in my life’s calling…to help people love life. I’ve found the key to loving life is balancing your roots (career, relationships, health, family and friends), and rising up with

Read More »

CONTACT US

Send us an email and we'll get back to you shortly.

Sending

Join the Glow Living Newsletter





Get our free Glow Living newsletter & event invitations!





Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account