follow (one's) heart

(redirected from follow their hearts)

follow (one's) heart

To do what one's feelings and/or intuition indicate is right. I know I was making a lot of money at that job, but it was so unfulfilling. In the end, I had to follow my heart and pursue a career as an actor.
See also: follow, heart

follow one's heart

Fig. to act according to one's feelings; to obey one's sympathetic or compassionate inclinations. I couldn't decide what to do, so I just followed my heart. I trust that you will follow your heart in this matter.
See also: follow, heart
References in periodicals archive ?
"Unfortunately, their patriotic betting patterns would suggest women tend to follow their hearts more than their heads - which might be down to Tommy Bowe and the Kearney brothers."
They all, at one point, courageously and consciously chose to change their lives and follow their hearts. And now you can, too.
Cherry is developing with the focus on empowering women to follow their hearts. “My retreats are a haven for women to come and relax, yet also be inspired by what they learn and discover about themselves in the process.
With so much at stake, will these star-crossed lovers follow their hearts - or their heads?
Stranded in the wild, the menagerie of misfits discover the courage to follow their hearts and to reclaim a birthright as king of the jungle.
Today, the Birmingham women in love tell their incredible story - and speak of the husbands and children they left behind to follow their hearts
In the fifteen minutes that follow this stunning edict, three women follow their hearts and decide not to relinquish their beautiful new daughters without attempting to negotiate through the American embassy in Shanghai, several hundred miles away.