Communication, they say, is a skill and an art, something we must learn and work at to refine. Whether it’s a business, family or friendship interaction, communication is an important tool throughout our lives. We can employ it to improve ourselves, others and the world.Continue reading
In times like these, in which we have witnessed several 7+ earthquakes in August along with natural and manmade natural catastrophes – wild fires in Russia, floods in Pakistan, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the gas-line explosion in San Bruno, Calif. – many people are experiencing great stress and upheaval.Continue reading
In conjunction with the continuing intuition research at the HeartMath Institute, HMI Research Center Director Rollin McCraty said recently the findings of a new study further documents the ability of humans to experience intuition, also known as the pre-stimulus response.Continue reading
The world’s oldest cities date back more than 10,000 years, but humans actually began living together in small communities, or villages much earlier.
Like the inhabitants of the oldest known village, which dates back 20,000 years on the southwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel, humans band together.
They are driven to make their communities better.Continue reading
Consider the amazing human heart, the organ that pumps life-giving oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood throughout our bodies on a precise schedule. Now researchers are learning that this marvelous machine, the size of a fist and weighing on average less than 10 ounces, also possess a level of intelligence they are only beginning to understand. Evidence shows the heart also plays a greater role in our mental, emotional and physical processes than previously thought.Continue reading
The physical dangers and mental and emotional stress that the nation's servicemen and women face in Iraq, Afghanistan and other trouble spots are well chronicled daily in the press. The hardships of those they leave behind garner far less attention, though they can be equally stressful and lead to chronic anxiety, depression and other illnesses as well as threaten family stability.Continue reading
Our Mother Earth has been very active since the beginning of the New Year.
Several big earthquakes occurred, starting in Haiti (January 12), followed by Chile (February 27), China (April 15), Taiwan (March 4), and Turkey (March 8), and many smaller earthquakes that had a lesser impact on human life, property and environment (Figure 1: earthquake map for 2010, by USGS). Many wonder if the number of earthquakes is increasing, but scientist say they are not becoming more frequent.Continue reading
From childhood through our golden years, we all are bound to experience our share of challenges – mentally, physically and emotionally. Life’s filled with them, and It doesn’t matter whether we are rich or poor, where we come from or what we believe. Personally or through our relationships, we all are touched by life’s challenges.Continue reading
We feed them, groom them and sometimes even dress them. We coddle them in a multitude of ways, taking great pains to make sure they are healthy and worry when they are not. When they pass on, the loss for many is as profound as any other. Perhaps we do so much for our pets because, according to a variety of sources, they do so much for us.Continue reading
Kids: Just when you think you’ve heard it all, along comes … well, Sydney. Sydney is the 3-year-old granddaughter of HeartMath Qualified Instructor Debra Sheehan, who has been giving biweekly Early HeartSmarts® lessons to her three grandchildren, siblings Sydney, Xavier, 6 and Savannah, 9.Continue reading