Discover the Joy
Within Your Heart

Experience a Heart-Centered Approach to Well-Being

Who We Are

Heart Based Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing educational content and experiential learning to enjoy the profound benefits of heart-centered living.

Our Approach

Our approach helps participants connect to their spiritual heart, enhancing gratitude, peace, joy, and personal and spiritual growth.

Groundbreaking Research

We have partnered with universities, healthcare providers, and corporations to assess the positive impact and unique benefits of the Open Heart state.

Open Heart for Everyone - Free Zoom Program

This simple, yet profound free Zoom series helps participants naturally experience their heart, reducing stress and enhancing True Heart Feelings.

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Fill Your Day with Heart

Explore the latest in heart based living, education and research…and much more!

Beyond the "Blah" of Languishing to Flourishing

In a recent New York Times article, Adam Grant wrote a provocative piece called, “There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing”. Sociologist, Corey Keyes brought the subject of languishing to the limelight and explained that languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness…

Quantifying the Power of Love In Our Pioneering Cancer research study

In more than 30 years working as a psychologist, I’ve had the opportunity to work with people and institutions that I would characterize as having toxic relationship environments. It became clear to me that when we are able to be properly heart-centered…

Experience the Simple, Enjoyable and Profound Open Heart Meditation™

Experience a guided Open Heart Meditation accompanied by heartfelt music to help you let go more easily, bringing you deeper into the gentle feelings and improving the benefits for mind,  body and spirit. Just relax, smile and enjoy!

Teaming up with Clouldflare, HBI Brings Heart to Mental Health Awareness Month

HBI will be providing free, drop-in heart based meditation sessions to employees of Cloudflare, a Web performance and security company based in the United States. We are working with Cloudflare’s Employee Resource Group “Mindflare” to deliver…

Through proven-effective training programs, we help individuals and organizations discover the profound and lasting benefits that living and working in heart-mind alignment brings.

Learn About Our Unique Approach

From striving to thriving, resistance to resilience, and disconnection to wholeness, our heart based approach naturally promotes happiness, health and well-being.

Resiliency Training for Organizations

During these challenging times, we are serving organizations providing front-line services with meditation, resiliency and stress reduction training free of charge.

A Fundamentally Different Meditation Practice

Rather than relying on the mind, Open Heart Meditation naturally cleanses negative emotions and stress by connecting with our spiritual heart.

Participants Share from the Heart

Read about our groundbreaking research and explore partnership and training opportunities across a wide range of fields.

Effect of Open Heart Sate on Cancer Cells

Our 4-year trial demonstrated how a 15-minute heart based intervention reduced the spread of cancer cells up to 44%.

Comparing Mindfulness and Open Heart State

Our preliminary research showed the differences between resting, mindfulness and Open Heart states.

Stress Reduction via the Spiritual Heart

Numerous studies show the significant impact a heart-centered practice can have on burnout, stress and resilience.

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