Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don't fully appreciate the joy and beauty of watching it unfold. And then there's all the stress and discontentment along the way.Continue reading
Category Archives: HeartMath Tools & Techniques
You may have heard a lot lately about ease, inner ease and the state of ease from HeartMath.
Merriam-Webster calls "ease" the state of being comfortable; freedom from pain or discomfort; freedom from care; freedom from labor or difficulty, etc.Continue reading
HeartMath Institute President Sara Childre offers the following advice for attaining your personal state of ease, connecting with the qualities of your heart and maintaining emotional balance for less stressful days.Continue reading
Self-compassion – it’s love, care and nonjudgmental self-acceptance. It supports and regenerates our system and is among the purest of human emotions and qualities of the heart.Continue reading
Feel a knot in your stomach when you sit down to pay the bills each month? Wake up in the middle of the night wondering how or when you'll ever get out of debt? Do helplessness and hopelessness set in when you read the rich keep getting richer and the poor keep getting poorer? Does it anger you that average working wages inch up in tiny increments, that the cost of living is on the rise and interest rates likely will soon follow?Continue reading
Things are bound to happen in our lives that are upsetting, make us angry or fearful and cause other emotional distress. With the relentless pace and pressure of life in the 21st century, keeping on an even keel at all times isn’t easily achieved for most people.Continue reading
"Care is love in action," HeartMath Institute founder Doc Childre once said. The capacity to care in human beings and other living creatures is an expression of love that is marvelous to behold.
HMI has cautioned for many years about the importance of balancing the care we feel or experience for family, friends and others in our lives, at the workplace and in issues related to our communities and the world.Continue reading
Many of us have already had good insights about what we need to do to change repeating patterns that result in stress, damaged relationships or other unwanted outcomes.
We feel the need for change and we're motivated, but when that challenging situation arises, we go through the same mechanical responses. Or we may try acting on an insight for a bit and then slip back. Whether the problem is in our standard reactions to others or in our personal health and work habits, things keep going the way they have been, but you can change them through Anchoring.Continue reading
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