Studies have clearly shown that people who can experience and express their love and concern live longer, healthier lives.
Being able to express our feelings of love doesn’t just cause us to feel better – the other person gains a sense of well being as well.
What more powerful form of attention could you get than to have someone you care about say “ I love you”? And what greater impact could you have on your world than to give your love freely, without reservation, without
Unfortunately, few of us dare to open up enough to give or receive love. Living life in this manner is a life half lived through a closed heart…
Typically, we tie up much life energy in restricting the flow of love because we are afraid – we fear rejection, fear strong emotions being aroused, fear intimacy, or fear vulnerability.
Like the ground we walk on, love supports us in all we do. Blocking love, whether it is self-love or love for or from others, will inexorably have a negative effect on our happiness and health.
Love is not something you can analyze and define. In fact, attempting to do so is likely to keep you from being able to experience it.
Love is letting go – letting go of fears, grievances, and judgments. The secret is simply to allow it to happen.
“Love is giving people the space to be who they are, and who they are not. – Werner Erhard”
Barbara is a qualified nutritionist offering Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle Counseling. She gives Healthy weight loss advice and promotes the Mediterranean diet. She is the author of the Med Life Diet - creating healthy lifestyle habits and attitudes for life !