Modern Life Takes a Toll on Our Hearts
An expert describes antidotes to the heart-damaging lifestyle of today's stress-filled world.
Turn off your BlackBerry and go for a walk.
What is the most important thing we can do for our hearts?
Remember that you are love -- and be love. When you become love, you
stimulate hormones that lower blood pressure, decrease heart rate, and reduce
levels of stress hormones like cortisol.
How can a person be love?
Instead of looking to give love, just be love: Do something good for
someone. The feeling you get when you see their face light up brings joy to
your heart. Be grateful for your life and have gratitude for the gifts you have