Research shows how intimately the heart is involved in the processes and proper functioning of the human body. Therefore, even the nonscientist might easily accept the premise that certain aspects of heart rhythms can be indicators of general health. Now, a recent study suggests that personality can be a useful barometer as well.Continue reading
Editor's note: Clemson University has offered experiential education to South Carolina youth since 1934. Clemson's Youth Learning Institute (YLI) has played a vital role in the university's rich heritage in youth development, and currently serves more than 130,000 people through some 190 programs annually. YLI partners with numerous organizations to deliver its programs and has a licensing agreement to utilize HeartMath training, tools and technology. Marking the 10 years in YLI and HeartMath’s relationship, HeartMath Institute Director of Research Dr. Rollin McCraty recently discussed the partnership and future plans.Continue reading
Having a well-functioning memory is something we all think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes gradually diminish as we grow older, but research in the last several decades shows those who experience persistent or high levels of stress are especially vulnerable.Continue reading
- a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc.
Thank you to all of you who have participated in the GCI care focuses to send care to people in need. September was an intense month for Pakistan, with the M 7.7 earthquake that killed hundreds and politically, the month ended with the government shutdown in the US.Continue reading
Thank you for your ongoing support of and participation in the Global Coherence Initiative. In this commentary, I will discuss GCI's Saudi Arabia HRV Study and some of the study data collected from the Global Coherence Monitoring System's Saudi Arabia Sensor Site, but first I will summarize some recent solar activity.Continue reading
Thank you to all of you for your ongoing support and participation in GCI and our mission to bring more peace and harmony to the world. GCI now has over 50,000 ambassadors, how exciting is this! For many people, 2012 was an incredibly intense year, bringing global changes on all levels: political, societal, economic and environmental. In this commentary, I want to address the ongoing global earth changes, what they mean to us and what we might expect in 2013.Continue reading
If there is one word you should add to your vocabulary today, tomorrow or soon, it is coherence. All the research shows that when you have it, your life can be so much better than when you don’t. Add coherence to your personal lexicon, learn how to achieve it and experience the benefits within yourself and your environment.Continue reading
Intuition is the process of perceiving or knowing something without conscious reasoning: knowledge of events such as an act of nature that has yet to happen; or knowledge of a distant material object such as an unseen obstruction blocking the highway ahead. Researchers with the HeartMath Institute and many others who have conducted numerous controlled and scientifically validated studies over more than half a century have expanded the definition of intuition to include not only conscious perception by the mind alone, but also by the body’s entire psycho- physiological system. This unconscious perception often is evidenced by subtle changes in emotions and measurable physiological changes that can be detected throughout the body, according to the study Electrophysiological Evidence of Intuition: Part 1 and Part 2, McCraty, Atkinson and Bradley, 2004.Continue reading
First of all, thank you to the growing GCI community of over 47,000 ambassadors for your ongoing support in our endeavor to bring more peace and harmony to the world.
In this commentary, I will discuss some of the amazing properties of water. As Leonardo DaVinci said,”Water is the driving force of all nature.”Continue reading