Open Heart Meditation – Shifting Awareness of the Heart

Author: Bryan Reeves
Time: 14 minutes


To be done with a partner, this meditation for 2 gives you more awareness around what happens in your mind and body when you close your heart versus when your heart is open. This powerful practice can help you quickly shift moments of conflict into opportunities for deeper loving.

Expert’s Perspective

Bryan Reeves, Relationship Insight Ninja. Author. Workshop Facilitator. Thriving Life & Relationship Coach.

“When fear overcomes our thinking in any moment, our ability to communicate – and our ability to love – breaks down. Our words and actions become survival-based, and we lose sight of the person in front of us. By learning how to quickly connect to heart and shift our focus to our real capacity for love no matter what is happening, we can learn to quickly shift conflict to connection, thus preserving internal partnership with the person before us, in any given scenario.”

Episode Quotes

“Bring your awareness into your own body. Notice, what are you feeling right now? Notice what sensations, feelings, emotions…. just notice silently.”

“Do I feel more open or more closed in this moment. Without going into the story about what that even means or why you might feel one way or another or whether you even know, give your self a rating on a scale of 1 though 10.”

Allow yourself to feel whatever you are feeling.”

“…allowing yourself to connect to the massive part of you, the part of you that has always allowed you to love courageously after everything you’ve been through. That big beautiful heart of yours that brought you to this moment right now… to learn how to love even more.

This Intimacy Exercise is great for

  • Shifting from a place of conflict or busy mind, to a place of connection and an open heart
  • Calming and relaxing your body with your partner
  • Stepping out of your busy days, making time for each other
  • Being more present with yourself and your partner

What is an Episode?

Each uniquely crafted intimate audio adventure takes you and your partner on a journey of exploration. Simply press play, follow-along together, and let the intimacy exercise nurture your relationship.

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