In the last article of this 4-part series, Dr. Rubenstein addresses the following misconception: If my heart really opens, will I lose control of who I am? We hold onto the idea of control because we have convinced ourselves that this is how we remain free to be “who we are.” Understand that this false sense of control is not who we really are.
In part 3 of the series, Dr. Rubenstein addresses the following misconception: Will I pick up other people's negative energy if my heart opens? Learn why an open heart rather than a contracted, self-protected one is actually the safest place to be!
In part 2 of the series, Dr. Rubenstein addresses the following misconception: If I open my heart, will I be able to say "no?" Will others take advantage of me? Having these beliefs limit our natural ability to access and experience our heart's innate wisdom.
In his role as a psychologist, Dr. Ed Rubenstein discusses the most important skill to learn for having a happy, productive and fulfilled life, heart-centered meditation, and learning how to easily and effortlessly shift into positive feeling at any time, He answers these important questions from a perspective of personal and spiritual growth.
The mind can be very creative in coming up with an assortment of reasons to convince us that it’s not safe to open our heart. The purpose of this 4-part series is to address the concerns or fears that many people have about opening their spiritual heart and living a heart-centered life. Part 1 addresses: Will I get hurt if I open my heart?
Learn how wonderful it would it be to manage stress without actually having to manage stress. It sounds like a paradox, but it can be done...really! Learning to be heart-centered rather than mind dominant is the key!
Many of us have been on a search to find something that would impact us in such a way that it would lead to a transformation of our life. In our quest for happiness or success, we may find ourselves traveling down different roads. This article explores our heart's universal and innate longing.
There are clear differences between regulating our emotions through mind-based approaches – such as emotional intelligence, mindfulness, or cognitive-behavioral strategies – and learning to open our spiritual heart and live a heart-centered life. This article explores the intersection, distinction and benefits among these two methods.