Like many millennials today, I am a soon-to-be graduate in the process of finding my place in the world. Lately I have been seeking a spiritual approach to connecting with my purpose in life. How am I doing this? Through consciously building and maintaining a deep connection with my heart chakra.
What tools do I use to tend to my heart chakra?
To me, meditation is a mindfulness-awareness practice in which I let myself relax into the present moment and attend to energy, including energy located within my body, chakras, feelings, and thoughts. Meditation helps me cultivate self-compassion and my ability to love. It is a powerful tool that supports me in my spiritual, mental, and emotional development. While I am in sitting meditation, it is relieving to simply let myself see, hear, and feel the energy of both the internal and external world–the energy within my body and the energy of the larger environment that I am situated in–right at that moment rather than dwelling on my day-to-day anxieties. Treating myself with this type of gentleness and care, I have been able to deepen my relationship with trust–trust in my heart, myself, and the whole. Every time I do meditation, I continuously uncover more of my true self and thus open up to the world more and more. It is a liberating process. Today I can say with dignity that meditation has brought about my abilities to tune in to my heart’s intent and share these musings of the heart with others.
This organic tea is a lovely blend of hawthorn berries, jasmine flowers, hyssop, hawthorn leaves, and lavender that has been infused with the essence of rose quartz. Buddha Teas put together a wonderful combination of ingredients that tend to one’s entire being–heart, mind, body, and spirit. I like drinking Heart Chakra Tea because its taste, smell, and essence brightens my day and opens my heart. It has a subtle, flowery taste that becomes more rich as it steeps. No matter how long you steep Heart Chakra Tea, it still keeps its fresh, light, elegant taste. The taste sensation accompanied by the warmth circulates throughout my body and makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. The feeling I get when I drink Heart Chakra Tea is reminiscent of a warm, spring morning, which is delightful on a cold winter’s day. This friendly warmth that Heart Chakra Tea provides me with puts me in a good mood as well as attunes me with the heart frequency. When I am in this state, I can more easily tend to my heart by giving more kindness and compassion to myself and others. Thanks, Buddha Teas, for making such an excellent aid for working with the heart chakra!
How does connecting with my heart chakra help me to understand my purpose in life?
The heart chakra is an energy center within the body that holds great power. According to Cyndi Dale, the heart’s “electromagnetic field (EMF) is five thousand femtoteslas (a measure of EMF) in contrast to the ten emitted by the brain,” and the heart helps “regulate the health of nearly every cell and organ in the body, generation information both psychically and physiologically” (58). When our heart chakra is healthy and in balance, we are connected to our true self and our true purpose in life. This chakra is a vessel that can receive the type of support we longed for as a child, including the encouragement to be ourselves freely, to express our who we truly are, and the unconditional love and support of the universe (Dale 162). When our heart chakra is in balance, it “receives love without judgment, and functions as an access point that is pure and simple” (Dale 162). When I directly address and work with my heart chakra, I am consciously working to cultivate pure love for myself and others, which allows me to be open and receptive to my true purpose.
Dale, Cyndi. The Complete Book of Chakra Healing: Activate the Transformative Power of Your Energy Centers. Woodbury: Llewellyn Publications, 2011. Print.