Our Heart is the Safest Place to Be: Will I get hurt if I open my heart?

The mind can be very creative in coming up with an assortment of reasons to convince us that it’s not safe to open our heart. The purpose of this 4-part series is to address the concerns or fears that many people have about opening their spiritual heart and living a heart-centered life. Part 1 addresses: Will I get hurt if I open my heart?

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10 Simple Work from Home Tips to Maximize Health, Happiness and Well-Being

For a lot of us, working from home has been a whole new experience and for others, it continues as an ongoing professional lifestyle.  Regardless of which category you fall into, the following 10 work from home tips provide valuable ideas for integrating structure, infusing well-being and enhancing connection within your daily routine.  And the better you feel, the greater your productivity, health and happiness.

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Learning to Manage Stress from the Heart

Learn how wonderful it would it be to manage stress without actually having to manage stress. It sounds like a paradox, but it can be done...really! Learning to be heart-centered rather than mind dominant is the key!

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The Search for Spiritual Completion—The Greatest Impact on Our Lives Is When Our Spiritual Heart Opens

Many of us have been on a search to find something that would impact us in such a way that it would lead to a transformation of our life. In our quest for happiness or success, we may find ourselves traveling down different roads. This article explores our heart's universal and innate longing.

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Leading from the Heart

Over the last decade, the call for new ways of leading and working together has been growing louder and louder. Movements such as B-Corp, Servant Leadership, Conscious Capitalism, Teal, and many more have identified that the characteristics of future leaders will require a high degree of emotional intelligence, adaptability, collaboration, and authenticity...among other key qualities.

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Emotional Management: Heart-Centered vs. Mind-Based Approaches

There are clear differences between regulating our emotions through mind-based approaches – such as emotional intelligence, mindfulness, or cognitive-behavioral strategies – and learning to open our spiritual heart and live a heart-centered life. This article explores the intersection, distinction and benefits among these two methods.

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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 and a life of quiet despair. It is a mental state in which people lack meaning, fulfillment, and satisfaction.

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Teaming Up with Cloudflare, Inc., 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. Heart Based Institute is working with Cloudflare's Employee Resource Group "Mindflare" to deliver the practice to both U.S. and International employees, helping reduce stress and enhance "True Heart Feelings" such as peace, calmness, joy, and gratitude among participants.

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A Heart-Felt Response to George Floyd’s Death

Author Richard Rohr – a minister of the church, speaker, and philosopher – introduces a compelling idea in one of his books, that “everything belongs”. He invites us to consider that everything we experience, whether directly or indirectly, provides us with an important learning piece in the matrix of our collective lives.

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Heart Based Peer Support Training Profoundly Changed Me (Sam’s Story, Part 3)

Charlyne Boyette, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist / CPSS, LCAS shares her moving story of transformation. I am a different human being because I had the privilege of knowing Sam Sutker. I met Sam while in WRAP® (The Wellness…

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