Happiest of Valentine’s Day to my beautiful peeps!
I have a gift to give you on this day and it goes waaaaaay back to my university days in the faculty of Physical Education at the University of Alberta.
Do you know how your body builds muscle?
When you workout with any type of weight, your going to create little tears in the muscle fibres. During your rest time, these little tears are going to be repaired. The body repairs them by adding more tissue around them, thus increasing the size of the muscle. Viola! Building muscles. Isn’t the body incredible!
Now walk with me as I take these words from my university days about building muscle and create a Valentine’s Day ❤️ metaphor for the most powerful and life-giving muscle, the heart.
Do you wonder how to have a huge heart besides doing cardiovascular exercise?
Do you ever hear people say “S/he has the biggest heart!”?
I know that these ‘big hearted’ people have something in common to create these huge hearts. I have seen it all around me through death, divorce, and destruction (physical and emotional).
I believe that when we feel things deeply and allow our hearts to be broken, we create little tears in the muscle fibres of our heart. During our feeling and healing time, these little tears will be repaired. I believe that the body repairs the heart by adding even more tissue around them, thus increasing the ability for us to feel things more deeply and have a HUGE heart. Viola!
Take those things in life that break you and allow them to build you.
Feel things deeply.
Allow the breaking to happen.
And know that your heart.
Your ability to break.
Will all grow into the largest heart as you feel and heal.
Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️