When the heart fails, life fails. No wonder why it is of utmost importance for us to protect our hearts. If a character is what builds a man then surely our heart is important because it determines all our habits. You are a product sum of your heart because your heart broods the deeds that you do. All habits are centered in our hearts. No wonder why they say, the heart of the human problem is the problem of the human heart.
Be conscious about what goes in into your heart. Be conscious about the thoughts that you nature in your heart and the imagination in your heart. The greatest battles are not the ones we fight externally but the ones we fight internally, against our own minds and our own hearts. A weak heart is life-threatening. Therefore let it hold noble things and be healthy always.
How to keep a healthy heart
- Teach your heart to love truly
- Love freely without expecting anything in return
- Do not force your heart into emotional situations that make it uncomfortable
- Do not clutter your heart, only keep what you need to keep there and discard the rest
- Teach your heart to move on. Circumstances are gonna come when you will have to move on or let things go, your heart must be prepared for such because it is part of life.
- Teach your heart to master seasons. To experience love, you need to open it, and to avoid disappointment and hurt you have to keep it shut. Know the seasons.
- Guard your heart
How to guard your heart
A lot of people carry guns, hire security companies to guard their houses 24/7, and even put cameras around their houses and their businesses to guard their possessions. Some even take self-defense classes to protect themselves physically. But how many are putting much effort to guard the most valued possession we have, our hearts?
Beyond learning to avoid situations that would bring physical pain, protect yourself from everything that may cause your heart emotional pain. Guard your heart! To guard your heart means to protect your emotions. Not everything needs your reaction. Some things deserve your silence and some even demand you to just walk away. Do not expose your heart to circumstances that destabilize it. Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Set yourself as a watchman over your heart. Protect it from anything that may disrupt its peace or cause it harm. But still have the ability to live fearlessly without caging it.
3 Reasons Why You Must Guard Your Heart
Your heart is the most important leadership tool you have. It is not your experience, knowledge, or skills. It is your heart that matters most of all. Heart assaults are the greatest and most devastating assaults one can ever encounter, and only a few are able to survive them.
1. It is your life
Only things that are worth are to be guarded and your heart is one of them. We don’t guard worthless things. Your heart is valuable because if it fails, your life fails. It is the essence of who you are, a place where all your dreams and your desires lie. Therefore prioritize guarding your heart.
2. It is your moral compass
All your actions emanate from your heart. Everything that flows to the surface comes from this deep spring within you called your heart. It directs and guides you on what is wrong and what is right. You are dependent upon your heart for a moral compass.
3. It is constantly under attack
Most times, if someone wants to destroy you, they target your heart. If someone wants to shoot you, they target your heart that is the most critical organ on you. The same happens if someone wants to destroy you, they aim at your heart.
Our minds can only think but are unable to feel, we are mostly driven by our feelings which exist in our hearts. Our heart is the most important yet the most fragile organ we have, once broken, it is very hard to mend therefore, guard your heart with all diligence.
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