And the People Stayed Home…and found…Joy?

By Jim Van Huysse A little heart project... It's hard not to let the stress caused by the uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic seep into our day, much less moment-to-moment. Whether it's the 24/7 news cycle...outrage…

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Welcoming Spring With a Big Thank You to Our Donors

By Jim Van Huysse As we bloom into spring, we wanted to share that our annual year-end “Light the Way with Love” campaign certainly lived up to its name!  A tremendous amount of love and generosity…

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Leading With Love

By Derick Carter Last night I had an opportunity to hear John Mackey, Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Foods speak on “Leading with Love.”  The event was hosted by the Washington D.C. Conscious Capitalism Chapter and…

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Giving Thanks Every Day

By Jim Van Huysse As I’ve grown older, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday. Having loved ones gather from near or far, cooking family recipes together, and sharing that special meal helps me to shift out…

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10 Benefits of Heart-Centered Living

By Ed Rubenstein, PhD Through heart-centered living, profound transformation can occur in many facets of our life. These beneficial changes include: Enjoying true heart feelings (natural expressions of our heart that result in a deeper experience…

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Relying on the Heart to Relieve Teacher Stress

By Jim Van Huysse My family is blessed with many educators. My mom went back to school in pursuit of her teaching credentials after she raised my sister and me, going on to teach history and…

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Time for a Paradigm Shift: Why I Joined HBI as Executive Director

By Jim Van Huysse I have been blessed with a long career in the traditional “business world.” I moved to California in 1995, accepting my first position out of college as a training consultant at a…

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The Founding of Heart Based Institute Part 2

By Ed Rubenstein, PhD I came to realize that our heart is the key – the doorway to our deepest fulfillment, longing and wisdom. While this felt clear to me, I was limited in my understanding…

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The Founding of Heart Based Institute Part 1

By Ed Rubenstein, PhD I have spent my career as a Ph.D. practicing psychologist, and I am also the co-founder and Director of Education for Heart Based Institute. We specialize in training mental and medical health…

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