I’ll start with a simple concept of the metaphysical heart: it’s composed of our psyche as well as our bonds. The substance that the metaphysical heart pumps are just as necessary as the blood that courses through our veins. That substance is called love.
However, the origin of love is within one’s own subconscious and they are made aware of it through their consciousness. The metaphysical heart is composed of two main components – our psyche and our relationships to humanity, individuals, and other subjects. But, before we continue, let's review the basics of love and how one can cultivate it within oneself.
Also, from here on, I’ll refer to the metaphysical heart as just, the heart.
The Way Love Cycles
This is also true of the physical heart, we are responsible for its health and well-being. Love is the expression of care, respect, and responsibility we produce for others as well as ourselves.
Self-Love Must Be Intentional
Self-Hatred Withers Our Hearts
When one insults him or herself, they damage their own heart, which generates a deep void, one that steeps them into a depression that they can rarely find their way out of. Hurling insults at one’s own heart, ignoring the heart, and refusing to acknowledge and cultivate the heart are actions that only seek self-destruction. Negative self-talk and negative beliefs affect one’s attitude, health, as well as one’s behaviors for the worse. Negative thoughts are truly irresponsible and unproductive.
Bonding is an Expression of Love
- Knowledge, and
You must be responsible for your behavior in order to be seen as reliable. Essentially, self-love is entirely necessary in order to begin loving others. The practice of self-love will naturally give one more energy, a better attitude, and produce loving behaviors. Thus, when we love ourselves in a way that is humble and respectful, we can express that respect and care to our loved ones.
We Produce Love to Express Love
The best beliefs are those that are flexible and allow for growth and improvement. Thus, one must work to change their negative rigid beliefs, so that they can improve their own thinking, their own heart, and build strong unyielding bonds with those around them.