"The Open Heart NeuroMeditation style emphasizes activating and enhancing positive feeling states, such as love, compassion, generosity, gratitude, and joy. It can help improve mood and allow you to become more empathic, loving, kind, and clear. For these reasons, it"s also referred to as a love and kindness meditation. With these practices, you are intending to send these feelings out to others in the world. Targets for these practices may be yourself, family, friends, acquaintances, or regions of the world that are experiencing conflict. Meditation for open heart can also help us to establish and maintain healthy boundaries in our relationships as we gain accurate empathy and conscious communication to round out feelings of love. Open Heart practices activate regions of the brain involved in sustaining attention, synthesizing communication between thoughts and feelings, increasing accurate empathy, and cultivating body-based emotional feelings. These practices can help with mood concerns, resentment, perspective taking, and unresolved grief."