When we are in a state of heart and brain coherence, we are honest with ourselves, we accept the facts and our feelings in response to the facts wholeheartedly, and we take aligned action from the bottom of our hearts.

Heart and brain coherence is the unity and integration of mind, body, and spirit. It is when our thoughts, intentions, and actions seamlessly align. It not only has powerful effects on our mental and emotional health, stability and resilience but also on our physical health. It can affect heart rate, immune system, sleep quality, and overall energy levels. In this post, we will examine 12 major benefits of living in a state of coherence from mental, emotional, and physical perspectives.

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Benefits of Brain and Heart Coherence

The benefits of heart and brain coherence are many. When there is a strong heart and brain connection, then we are able to think more clearly, focus better, and experience heightened emotional well-being. Some of the key benefits of heart and mind coherence include:

1. Feeling Whole 

Because the brain and heart coherence entail unconditional acceptance of what is, when we practice it, we exist in the now, as opposed to living in the future or dwelling on the past. This helps us feel whole without the need to escape anything.

2. Feeling Unity with Yourself and the World 

The more we accept ourselves and our life the way it is, the deeper our sense of unity with ourselves and the world becomes. We breathe life in freely, without fighting anything, and it fosters deep relaxation and the feeling of harmony with the world.

3. Deep Inner Peace 

The more heart-centered actions we take, the more we teach our minds to believe that no matter what happens, we will always have our own backs and we will always be okay. With this comes deep trust in ourselves and our personal power, which brings about feelings of deep inner peace.

4. Decreased Stress

When we fully accept our life the way it is, breathe it in, and allow our bodies to experience it, the less we feel the need to worry about the future or dwell in the past. With acceptance comes letting go and way less to stress about. Because once again, when we take actions that serve our hearts, our mind learns that no matter what happens, we will be okay. As we have now become our own protectors, our own best friends, and our own partners in crime.

5. Increased Energy & Vitality 

When we are in a state of coherence, we think less and feel way more. Moreover, with aligned actions, there is suddenly no need to dwell. Heart speaks very clearly and gives obvious directions. When we align our efforts with the heart’s desires and act from there, so much energy is saved because we are not constantly worrying and ruminating anymore. We have a clear destination and can use all our energy toward the action.

6. Enhanced Creativity 

The less we think, the more space we have in our minds. And the more we feel, the more we tap into the flow of our creative energy. Suddenly, we start getting more creative ideas about situations in our life that we would have never thought of before, more ideas about how to creatively express who we are. And when we take action on these ideas, the joy generated by our decisions creates palpable ripples in all areas of our lives.

7. Emotional Intelligence and Mastery

When we align the mind, body, and soul, we stop running from our emotions and start running toward them. We willingly jump into the sea of our deep emotional hearts because we are not afraid anymore.

Instead we:

  • Start acknowledging them all as our own
  • Start understanding where they come from and why
  • Start taking full responsibility for them
  • Start channeling them on our life’s purpose

8. Greater Resilience 

When we teach our brain that no matter what, we will always have our own back, we become incredibly resilient. When challenging situations try to knock the breath out of us, we know how to act. We feel all there is to handle, and then we take a deep breath and keep moving.

9. Solid Mental Health 

Solid mental health lies in trust. Living in a coherent state requires a deeply trusting relationship with one’s heart. Once that trust is established, there is a solid foundation that no one else but you can ruin. No outside circumstances could erode this trust, as it is built on actions you choose to take.

10. Improved Physical Health 

Research shows that the state of coherence improves your immune function, decreases stress hormones, improves heart health, and promotes overall wellness. This is the true “health inside-out” phenomenon that could be easily achieved and measured.

11. Deeper Emotional Connection with Yourself and Others 

The deeper you dive into your own emotions and the more compassion you feel for yourself, the deeper you will be able to dive with others, creating incredible relationships rooted in honesty and authenticity.

12. Improved Quality of Life Overall 

Life becomes lighter, more prosperous, deeper, joyful, and meaningful. The more of this richness you have, the more you want, naturally creating more joy, energy, and vitality.

Discover Heart and Brain Coherence at Alleviant

The heart and the brain are deeply connected, and you can sense this connection by practicing heart-brain coherence techniques. As a result, you will feel more joy, increased energy and vitality, better decision-making abilities, and improved mental and physical health outcomes.

Our name is Alleviant because we help individuals alleviate stress and anxiety. Contact us at 501.904.4762 today to learn more about how we can help you.