When my doctor checked my pulse and blood pressure at a recent physical exam, my pulse was only 47– well below the 60-80 norm—and my blood pressure was a healthy 98/68. Admittedly, I exercise regularly, but leaving the doctor’s office I wondered whether that alone would account for such good readings–especially for a 70 year old.
It then occurred to me that the readings might also be attributable to the fact that I am now much better at letting go of control in important areas of my life (work, children, love ones, friends and the like).
In other words, could letting go of control be a valuable key to a healthier heart?
I believe it is. Medical research and studies confirm that our hearts are adversely impacted by excessive stress, worry, fear, and anger. (See commentaries at http://tinyurl.com/9cu8ns7 and http://tinyurl.com/ycubr94)
And, quite simply:
*When we control less, we stress less; Continue reading