Windows to the Heart

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul and the heart is the window to love and compassion. There is no doubt, a link between the heart and the soul. Following this through, it is logical to conclude that love and compassion have the power to open up your heart and your soul.  But what does it mean to have an open heart?  It means that you love unconditionally and attach no limits to giving and receiving love. It also means that you receive the experiences that life throws rather than resisting them. A favourite quote of mine from the Dalai Lama on open-heartedness: “When you are warm-hearted, there is no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity. A calm mind and self-confidence are the basis for happy and peaceful relations with each other. Healthy,...

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Tips On How To Reflect:

STEP1: Breathe. Take two or three nice long deep breathes to center and ground your self. Take in the air you breath, feel it as it fills your lungs with life supporting oxygen racing through your body. STEP 2: Maintain an open mindset. Empty your mind of the cluttered thoughts. Focus on what you are looking at and really see it versus the video that is playing in your head along with the chatter. STEP 3: Take it in fully with your eyes, ears and all your senses Pay attention to what you see. Look beyond the obvious and drill down into the array of colours, the lines and the movement. See the contrasts that present themselves. Listen to the sounds, even the silence can be heard and has it’s own unique sound scape. What can you feel? Is there a breeze...

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