Well of Life Center for Holistic Healthcare

HeartMath®

Transform Your Stress and Create Better Health and Resilience

Stress and anxiety have a major negative effect on our health and well-being. What if there was a way to connect with yourself to manage stress and learn how to regulate your emotions? There is. Welcome to HeartMath.

HeartMath helps you tap into the power and intelligence of your heart – your heart’s intuition – which awakens you to the best version of yourself. Science demonstrates that we can train our autonomic nervous system to support our well-being. Evidence-based techniques and technology provide objective and measurable ways to see improvements in physiological and behavioral functioning.

Shift from stress, dysregulation and incoherence to self-regulation, coherence and resilience.

From Stress to Coherence

It is not the event or situation that creates the stress, it is how we respond to it. Emotions have a powerful impact on the human body. Positive emotions like appreciation, care and kindness feel good and are good for us. They help the systems in our body synchronize and work better.

Accumulated stress is often the underlying cause of common challenges, such as anxiety, anger, depression, lack of sleep, illness, and more. Activating coherence helps you prevent and relieve stress and anxiety while balancing your mental and emotional energy — which connects you with your higher creative potentials.

Research has shown when we intentionally shift to a positive emotion, the heart rhythms immediately change. This shift in heart rhythms creates a favorable cascade of neural, hormonal and biochemical events that benefit the entire body.

HeartMath helps you tap into the power and intelligence of your heart – your heart’s intuition – which awakens you to the best version of yourself.

The Heart-Brain Connection

When we are stressed, the body is out of sync. The depleting emotions we feel, like anger, frustration, anxiety and worry, lead to disorder in the nervous system. During stress and negative emotions, when the heart rhythm pattern is erratic and disordered, the corresponding pattern of neural signals traveling from the heart to the brain inhibits higher cognitive functions. This limits our ability to think clearly, remember, learn, reason, and make effective decisions. (This helps explain why we may often act impulsively and unwisely when we’re under stress.) The heart’s input to the brain during stressful or negative emotions also has a profound effect on the brain’s emotional processes, actually serving to reinforce the emotional experience of stress.

In contrast, the more ordered and stable pattern of the heart’s input to the brain during positive emotional states has the opposite effect – it facilitates cognitive function and reinforces positive feelings and emotional stability. This means that learning to generate increased heart rhythm coherence, by sustaining positive emotions, not only benefits the entire body, but also profoundly affects how we perceive, think, feel, and perform. Renewing emotions like appreciation, care and kindness create order, which is called coherence. Coherence leads to mental clarity, creativity, and resiliency. 

How it works

HeartMath technology is an innovative approach to improving emotional wellbeing. Learn to change your heart rhythm pattern to create physiological coherence; a scientifically measurable state characterized by increased order and harmony in our mind, emotions and body.

You will learn how to reduce your stress and anxiety, develop self-regulation skills and build mental and emotional resilience. You can increase your internal awareness and develop more self-empowerment skills to achieve the health you want.

The HeartMath Institute’s research has shown that generating sustained positive emotions facilitates a body-wide shift to a specific, scientifically measurable state. 

Brain Integration Technique

Studies conducted with over 11,500* people have shown improvements in mental & emotional well-being in just 6-9 weeks using HeartMath training and technology.

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24% improvement in the ability to focus

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30% improvement in sleep

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38% improvement in calmness

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46% drop in anxiety

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48% drop in fatigue

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56% drop in depression

* N= 11,903: Percent of individuals responding “often to always” on normed and validated pre and post Personal and Organizational Quality Assessment (POQA-R)

Our HeartMath® Certified Practitioner

Lee-Ann Gordon RN, MSN/PHN

Lee-Ann Gordon RN, MSN/PHN

Lee has cultivated a deep passion for holistic healing after experiencing the benefits through her daughter who struggled with serious illness for many years. As she witnessed her daughter’s healing journey she became fascinated by the power the body possesses to heal itself. Lee has always been interested in health and healing, she began her professional career as a nurse in a variety of care settings and later became a Reiki Master level practitioner. Lee is a Certified HeartMath Practitioner and works to help her clients bring their physical, mental, and emotional systems into coherent alignment. Tuning into your heart’s wisdom creates a profound shift within that helps you establish a new physiological baseline that results in sustainable perceptual, attitudinal and behavioral changes.

Tuning into your heart’s wisdom creates a profound shift within that helps you approach situations with more emotional balance, compassion, clarity and personal confidence. Start today!

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