Anxiety, Difficulty Sleeping, Wandering Mind?? Find Your Reasons!
Attention is very powerful in terms of affecting our perception. Even though it’s so powerful, it’s also fragile and vulnerable. Things like stress and mind wandering diminish its power.
Heart Stores the Spirit The Heart stores the Spirit. When the heart and the spirit are in harmony, one sleeps well, speaks kindly with compassion and their intentions and actions are shared, as the moment is right. This is so true.
Anxiety is a wrinkle between the spirit and the heart
If you are feeling anxious, have troubles sleeping or can’t seem to get your timing right, then your heart and spirit are out of sync. When the heart does not get enough Yin or Blood, it lacks substance and then it cannot anchor the spirit, causing the mind to wander.
Even and Regular Pulse
The Heart also regulates the flow of blood, and when the Heart Qi and Blood are abundant and flowing, the pulse will be even and regular. The majority of Heart problems are a result of imbalance in other systems. This is because the Heart relies on other organs for its nourishment and energy. Treating other organs to reduce heat and nourish Yin are also ways of ultimately supporting the smooth flow of Qi and Blood to the Heart.
You may trace the acupuncture heart meridian by starting at your axilla (arm pit) and travel down along the inner aspect of your bicep, across the inside of your elbow, and go along your inner forearm toward and off the inside of your pinky finger. By treating the heart channel with acupuncture, your mind will calm (reduce sadness fear, anxiety, mental restlessness), your heat will clear (treat dry mouth, red eyes), and you will feel invigorated.
Regulating the breath can bring the mind and the body into complete balance. This is something, which over a period of practice, can help you learn to bring yourself into a calm, peaceful state without any drugs or supplements. At some point during your day when you are feeling particularly distracted, Challenge yourself to pause and take ten deep breaths. The power of this exercise is proportional to the amount of focus that you bring to your breathing. Focus on the cool sensation at the tip of your nose as you slowly inhale, the neutral point between your inhale and exhale, and the warmth upon exhale.
Try This Yoga Exercises to Control Mind and For Deep Relaxation, Stress and Insomnia.
Nourishment in the diet can also help build Blood and strengthen the Heart. So if you are feeling anxious, have troubles sleeping or can’t seem to get your timing right, maybe it is time to come in for an alignment of a different sort – one that has the love and care for your heart and spirit.