Inner Growth Word of the Day: Heavy heart
Dictionary.com definition: In a sad or miserable state, unhappily.
Heavy heart in a sentence: Although not something anyone welcomes, a heavy heart leads to a level of inner contemplation that is quite profound and that brings about the most amazing changes.
Heavy heart in action: When you are sad or deeply unhappy about something in such a way that it weighs down your heart and soul; that is a heavy heart.
Heavy heart and inner growth: Sometimes from our deepest pains, we find our deepest answers; the same goes for a heavy heart. Leading you to look within and contemplate so much about you and your life brings inner growth because following that thorough and in-depth moment you will find more of yourself and the solutions you will use to move forward from that emotional state and moment.
Heavy heart and inner growth action steps:
- In-depth self-exploration questions: What does it mean to me to have a heavy heart? In what moments have I had a heavy heart? Are there things I still have a heavy heart about? How has a heavy heart affected my life? How has a heavy heart affected my relationships? What lessons did I learn from my heavy heart moments? How did a heavy heart change my life?
- List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with heavy heart at the center and then list or put around it all the other words that come to mind associated with it. From this list pick three words and for each word think of a moment where you had a heavy heart about something. Now pick one of those three events and use the rest of the words to write about it.
- Bring your awareness to your feelings about heavy heart and as you do this visualize a place that gives you a sense of bliss and joy when you think about it. This visualization can hopefully help the emotions that come with a heavy heart. As you sit there just feeling, notice where your emotions come from and where they go or if they sit in specific places in your body. When you’re ready visualize all those emotions flowing like sparkling water and heading down to the ocean. Wave good-bye as you thank them for the lessons they’ve shared with you while within you.
Your turn – Share your heavy heart sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂