The connection between our heads and hearts has always been the subject of poetry, philosophy and inspirational thinking. Here are the Dalai Lama's thoughts on the subject, "This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness."
In living with Type 2 Diabetes we need to pursue self compassion, from the heart, and knowledge, from the head to guide our self management.