How many have heard of the tale of the ugly duckling? How many have actually read the tale? It has many metaphors, as does most stories. I encourage you to read it. http://www.andersen.sdu.dk/vaerk/hersholt/TheUglyDuckling_e.html To live with mortification. To understand rejection. And finally, once the ice is broken.
Cohérence cardiaque, cardiac coherence. Is a growing science of the relationship between heart and mind (or heart and brain!) It is different from the relaxation response, in that relaxation favors the activity of the parasympathetic branch of the central nervous system only. This lowers the heart and also, heart rate variability. Heart rate variability (HRV) is a new predictor for a growing number of stress-related conditions, like for example, cardiovascular disease. It was
My father told me this story. Twenty years ago, when my father was building his driveway, his friend from work who lived close by walked over and said to him: "you will have to fix your retaining wall because it is going to move." My father did not agree. Five years later, he told the man that the wall has not moved. Ten years later, he told the man that the wall has not moved. Two years ago, the wall finally moved. On that same day, he heard the news that the man had passed