Announcing the “Open Heart For Everyone” Online Series

By Jim Van Huysse We're grateful to announce our new series of heart based workshops entitled "Open Heart for Everyone." In partnership with Natural Way of Living, this free five-part series will be offered on Zoom…

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Bringing Heart Based Meditation to Cloudflare, Inc.

We're grateful to announce that Heart Based Institute will be bringing our heart based meditation to Cloudflare, helping employees relieve stress and enhance resiliency. Starting in August, Heart Based Institute will be offering a series of…

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Announcing Our New “Video Vignette” Series

We're grateful to announce the launch of our new "video vignette" series, featuring short videos allowing you to get more familiar with heart based meditation and other topics!

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Sharing Sam’s Celebration of Life and Love (Sam’s Story, Part 4)

Sam's physical decline proceeded rapidly due to ALS. But he was still grateful and gracious, sharing his insights in two interviews. His Celebration of Life Ceremony was also poignant and touching.

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

By Charlyne Boyette, Certified Peer Support Specialist,Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist / CPSS, LCAS 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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Gracefully Living with ALS by Relying on Our Heart (Sam’s Story, Part 2)

By Kurt Valle, RN, Director My sharing about Sam comes from the perspective of a dear friend and an experienced hospice care provider and it attempts to capture the profound lessons, awe, and gratitude I have…

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11 Meditation Myths

With the onset of the pandemic, many are searching for ways to decrease stress. Numerous studies have shown meditation's impact mentally & physically. But where to begin? What should we expect from a practice? 11 Meditation Myths to help inform your search...

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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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