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Nonprofit Providing New HeartSmarts Adventure™ Learning Program at No Cost
Senior officials with HeartMath Institute believe so strongly in the critical importance of emotional intelligence and healthy heart habits in children’s education, they have created the 100,000 Coherent Kids Initiative. The institute is giving away 100,000 copies of the HeartSmarts Adventure online program, ages 4-6+, school and home use.

HeartMath Introduces HeartSmarts Adventure™: New Program Teaches Children Healthy Heart Habits Through Art, Music, Activities
Combining emotional learning other critical educational elements into the engaging lessons of the new HeartSmarts Adventure, a blended, interactive and fully online learning program for children ages 4-6. HeartSmarts Adventure takes children on a joyful journey in which they explore the physical heart, heart health and the feeling heart.

HeartMath® Presents 3rd Annual Humanitarian Heart Awards
HeartMath Institute recently presented its 2018 Humanitarian Heart Awards to three exceptional individuals who have implemented HeartMath principles in their service to others.

HeartMath® Institute Honors Three for Lives of Service, Second Annual Humanitarian Heart Awards Presented
Three caring individuals whose efforts have touched the lives of thousands for decades were named HeartMath® Institute’s 2017 Humanitarian Heart Award recipients.

HeartMath® Institute Releases Smart Brain Wise Heart e-Learning Program Teaches Simple Self-Regulation Tools for a Complex World: Social-Emotional Learning Built on a Strong Foundation of Research
Based on over 20 years of research, HeartMath® Institute announces the Smart Brain Wise Heart e-Learning Program. The program combines the latest heart-brain-body neuroscience with practices for building self-regulation and resilience skills, which are so vital for student’s growth.

HeartMath® Institute Presents Humanitarian Heart Awards, Recipients Honored for ‘Good Works’
HeartMath Institute recently honored a group of individuals with its Humanitarian Heart Award in recognition of their caring and compassionate efforts to improve the others’ lives.

HeartMath® Institute Launches New Interactive e-Learning Program
The Sunshine Secret teaches children ages 3-7 to recognize, express and self-regulate emotions and behavior. The program’s story and variety of interactive activities are aimed at gently challenging young children while teaching them important social-emotional skills that research shows will aid them during their school years and into adulthood.

Helping Teens Combat Stress by Staying Cool Under Pressure
In the new book, Transforming Stress for Teens: The HeartMath Solution for Staying Cool Under Pressure leaders from the HeartMath® Institute and Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute team up to teach overwhelmed and stressed-out teen readers how to use proven-effective HeartMath® skills.

Science Shows That the Heart is an Intelligence System, Topic of a New Book, Heart Intelligence: Connecting With the Intuitive Guidance of the Heart
The HeartMath Institute demonstrated that one’s intuitive capabilities are closely tied to the heart-brain and the heart’s rhythms. In this new book, updated scientific findings are presented in the first six chapters, and the last five chapters provide practical tools that readers can use to activate the intuitive connection between the heart and mind.

HeartMath® Institute Launches Smart Brain Wise Heart™ e-Learning Program at Boys & Girls Clubs
Smart Brain Wise Heart for 9- to 16-year-olds, is a social and emotional e-learning program, four 45-minute lessons lead by trained instructors and six follow-up sessions. The program uses whiteboard animation, posters, interactive technology and interactive exercises.

The Institute of HeartMath is Pleased to Announce That They Have Officially Changed Their Organizations Name to The HeartMath Institute.
The change was inspired by history and people. “More often than not, over the past two decades people lead with the name HeartMath when they refer to the institute’s work, said Sara Childre, President of the HeartMath Institute. The HeartMath Institute will also officially use the acronym, HMI.

HeartMath Institute Participants in Pledge to Plant a Tree, Give Back to Earth Day Event
There is an old Native American tradition that when you take something from the Earth, you give something back. This Earth Day 2015 will be a global “give back to Earth” event, as a gesture for our all that our planet gives us.

The HeartMath® Companies Are Announcing Their New Certification Programs
HeartMath® is pleased to announce their new certification programs for trainers, coaches, mentors, counselors, social workers and health care professionals.

Global Care Room Gets Mobile for World Peace
The Global Coherence Initiative shares a new app for Facebook and mobile devices that allows people to come together through meditation, prayer and positive thoughts to help bring positive change and care to world events.

HeartMath® Named Top Ten Company to Watch in New Report on State of Digital Brain Health Market
Market research firm SharpBrains recognized IHM’s sister organization HeartMath LLC’s achievements in mental health treatment as one of the top 10 “Companies to Watch in 2013” in their State of the Digital Brain Health Market 2012-2020biennial report. The report offers insight into innovations in the revolutionary brain health space, along with industry trend analysis and growth projections.

Institute of HeartMath® to Donate Thousands of DVDs for Military Peace of Mind
It will be an early holiday season for the many military veterans expected to stop by the Institute of HeartMath’s Institute booth for a free training DVD at the 20th Annual Veterans Holiday Celebration in Los Angeles on Dec. 2.

Institute of HeartMath®, Global Coherence Initiative Announce Personal Development Retreat in Mexican Caribbean
The Institute of HeartMath and its Global Coherence Initiative announce a once-in-a-lifetime training program for Dec. 2012 consisting of meditation, personal and global energetics courses, and plenty of relaxation and recreation in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico. The Heart of Transformation: Activate Your Heart’s Intelligence program will help participants develop their heart intelligence and actualize their role in global peace.

Institute of HeartMath® Debuts DVD for Military, Sparking Movement to Foster Mental and Emotional Homecoming
The Institute of HeartMath announces its new The HeartMath® Education And Resilience Training (H.E.A.R.T.) DVD and a campaign to help Military service members, veterans and their families. The DVD is a new training resource from HeartMath that helps educate veterans and service members on ways to cope with many challenging emotional and physical situations. It is one of many free resources in HeartMath’s “It’s Our Turn to Serve” campaign.

Institute of HeartMath® Institute Revealing That Heart Can Make Sparks Fly
The Institute of HeartMath announces a research fund campaign and giveaway of one of its best-selling electronic books. The campaign shares important and uncommonly-known understandings of the human heart in hopes of enlightening people to the power of their own thoughts and emotions during the month of February.

Press Releases Archive

Wild Ride to the Heart Game from Institute of HeartMath Offering Fun, EQ Learning for Holidays
The Institute of HeartMath proclaims its Wild Ride to the Heart board game as a great gift item for children this holiday season. The game teaches children emotional awareness and self-regulation skills to better handle life’s challenges, and it comes with the praise of parents and educators.

Institute of HeartMath® Celebrating Landmarks, Giving Back for 20th Birthday
The Institute of HeartMath announces its 20th birthday while marking its many achievements and inviting all to its virtual birthday party hosted on Facebook. HeartMath’s legacy is highlighted by groundbreaking discoveries in the research of stress management, emotional physiology and heart intelligence.

Institute of HeartMath® Launches DVD to Help Military Veterans, Active Personnel Handle Challenges of Service
The Institute of HeartMath (IHM) announces its release of a new, free training DVD that will help educate veterans and active military service members about ways to cope with many challenging emotional and physical situations they often face. The DVD was made possible by the HeartMath Military Service Appreciation Fund and IHM’s passion to make resources available for active service members, veterans and military families that help create emotional resilience.

HeartMath Companies Collaborate to Achieve Shared Vision of Helping People and Communities Destress
The Institute of HeartMath highlights the collaboration with its sister and parent company to help communities destress as they embrace a common mission benefitting people, planet and profit.

HeartMath®Introduces New emWave®2 – A Mobile Stress Relief Technology with Computer Interface
The Institute of HeartMath’s sister organization, HeartMath LLC, announces the release of its newest product based on the science of emotions and human performance, the emWave®2. The emWave2 is the second generation personal stress reliever from HeartMath incorporating new features developed from continued research and customer feedback. The emWave2 provides users with a discreet and effective solution for reducing stress.

It’s a Fact: Caring is good for you: HeartMath® Celebrates Nonprofits With Online 'Care' Contest
The Institute of HeartMath announces a month-long Facebook contest to honor the service and dedication of nonprofit organizations as part of its HeartMath for Communities Project campaign. The institute also reveals five facts highlighting how important caring for others is to our health and well-being.

Institute of HeartMath® Launches Campaign to Improve Children's Learning, Education
The Institute of HeartMath offers tips to help parents, educators and caregivers of children reduce stress and boost resilience as part of its Change a Child’s Tomorrow Education Campaign. The institute also announces trivia games and giveaways that are included with the campaign helping to create awareness for the Heart-Based Education Sponsorship Fund, which provides HeartMath tools to create success into today’s classrooms.

Celebrity Auction to Benefit Troops, Families: HeartMath’s Charity Fund Could Receive Boost
HeartMath and a group of celebrities are helping U.S. service members and their families deal with the many mental, emotional and physical problems that can arise from military service to the nation. HeartMath’s Military Service Appreciation Fund, which addresses these focuses, could benefit from auction proceeds coming from sports items autographed by the celebrities.

Children Positively Sing Along With New Heart Songs® Collection: Institute of HeartMath CD Emphasizes Emotional Intelligence and Fun
The Institute of HeartMath announces the release of a new special collection of songs that encourage children to express positive feelings, communicate and develop emotional awareness, according to the developers. The CD offers parents a fun way to help kids expand their ability to balance emotions.

Stress Experts Offer Parents, Children Free Resources During Holidays: Institute of HeartMath® Responds to Nation’s Stress
A national survey on stress by the American Psychological Association prompts the Institute of HeartMath to step up efforts to help this holiday season. This article highlights findings from the survey and offers a free emotion-restructuring technique and e-book.

Institute of HeartMath® Feeds Food for Thought with Science of Thanksgiving Gratitude
The Institute of HeartMath serves up a scientific understanding of gratitude in time for Thanksgiving. It explains gratitude’s physical affects and offers a free appreciation exercise and e-book.

'Better Not Cry, Better Not Pout' Institute of HeartMath Tells Why with New Kids' Emotional Intelligence Toys, Games for Holidays
A new line of fun educational toys and games for children are now available from the Institute of HeartMath. Increasingly, parents and others want to make smart gift choices for children. This holiday season you can give gifts that not only are fun, but also have educational value.

Johnny's Harborside – A Catalyst for Community Change: Annual Fall Fundraiser is the Gift that Keeps on Giving
The 2010 Johnny’s Harborside "Heart for Kids’ Sake" Fundraiser was launched on Sept. 21. Funds raised will sponsor a Big Brothers Big Sisters’ representative to be trained and certified to deliver, free of charge, the Institute of HeartMath’s De-Stress Workshop to Big Brother Big Sister volunteers, mentors, families and agency participants.

Institute of HeartMath® Helping Families, Students Kick-Start New School Year
Getting kids to bed earlier and starting new routines in the transition from summer to a new school year often can cause turbulence for families. A projected 56 million K-12 students are making that transition this fall in the United States, IHM suggests some tools families can practice to better handle stress and cope with the challenges a new term.

Institute of HeartMath® Offers Five Tips to Stress-Proof for Parents, Kids: Wild Ride to the Heart™ Game Sets Foundation for Summer Fun
The mercury is rising and parents may need a little help keeping things cool while school is out for summer and the kids are spending more time at home. The Institute of HeartMath®, a leading research and education organization, presents five stress-proofing summer tips for parents and kids so tempers don’t rise with the season’s temperatures.

Institute of HeartMath® Introduces HeartMath for Communities: New Project Supports Nonprofits in Helping People Get Their Lives Back on Track
The HeartMath for Communities Project is a way for individuals and nonprofit organizations to improve their communities by helping provide those in need during stressful times with tools that can help them help themselves. HeartMath for Communities is designed to certify representatives of nonprofit organizations and social-service agencies to become local providers of the HeartMath De-Stress Workshop™.

Institute of HeartMath® Military Service Appreciation Fund Gives Soldiers Peace of Mind
One of the great tragedies of warfare is the mental and emotional toll that continues far beyond the battlefield. IHM’s Military Service Appreciation Fund offers support to military personnel by providing scholarships for programs. HeartMath’s unique approach includes teaching soldiers self-regulation techniques and provides them with emWave® heart-rhythm coherence feedback technology which helps them sustain these self-regulation skills.

Institute of HeartMath® Offers New Wild Ride to the Heart™ Game Helping Children Deal with Challenging Emotions
A new board game can help teach children emotional awareness and self-regulation skills to better handle life challenges and the variety of emotional reactions that these challenges can trigger.

The Institute of HeartMath® Wins Cash Donation in 3banana Contest and Proves Why Non-Profits Should Reach Out to Supporters through Social Media
The 3banana creators of apps for smartphones sponsored a contest called “Share to Win” to assist non-profit organizations in winning funds while providing them with exposure for their cause. Thanks to its supporters from around the world, the Institute of HeartMath® (IHM) was among the winners in 3banana Inc.’s Share to Win contest.

Johnny's Harborside Announces the Launch of their Fall Menu and the "Raise a Glass for Local Teachers" Fundraiser
Partnership with the Institute of HeartMath® and Ventana Vineyards promises to bring an exceptional program to local schools and teachers.

<Activating the Global Heart, Benefiting nonprofit activities of the Global Coherence Initiative and Gateways Books
Gateways Books and HeartMath proudly welcome visionaries Gregg Braden, Marci Shimoff, Rev. Wendy Craig-Purcell, and Nina Rothschild Utne to Santa Cruz, joining a team of internationally recognized HeartMath researchers and teachers to present a unique, two-part participatory exploration of the unprecedented movement in consciousness that is happening now.

HeartMath Responds to Global Stress with Free De-Stress Kit for the Changing Times
The Institute of HeartMath has long been committed to helping people around the world and now is responding to the extraordinary challenges so many face: The institute and sister company HeartMath LLC initiated a mass distribution of its new and by all accounts widely popular booklet, De-Stress Kit for the Changing Times – at no cost.

HeartMath's emWave Personal Stress Reliever® wins People's Choice Competition for the Last Gadget Standing Award at CES 2009
The emWave Personal Stress Reliever® was the winner of this year's Last Gadget Standing People's Choice Competition which represents the best of the best at the Consumer Electronic Show.

Stressed, but No Time to Relax? Recharge with emWave Personal Stress Reliever
With seventy to ninety percent of all visits to primary care physicians being stress related, and stress as a reason for workplace absenteeism having increased by a staggering 316 percent in the last five years, it is clear that effective solutions to stress are urgently needed. More than 24 years of rigorous research on the relationship between stress and emotions has led to an advanced technology developed by HeartMath called the emWave Personal Stress Reliever. The emWave PSR will be showcased at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show Silvers Summit conference and exhibition in Las Vegas January 8–11, 2009.

Free Online Scientific Tool Zeroes in on Stress
The Institute of HeartMath has developed a sophisticated online self-assessment tool that people can use in these uncertain times to regularly monitor their mental, emotional and physical state so they can begin managing stress levels and bringing balance to their lives.

Advice from HeartMath Stress Experts on How to Prevent (or Recover from) a Stress Meltdown
HeartMath researchers have been studying the effects of stress and anxiety on health and performance for over 24 years and are cautioning people about the risk of serious consequences that can arise simply from a lack of understanding about stress and how to deal with it effectively.

Empower Your Spiritual Efforts: HeartMath introduces the emWave Meditation, Prayer and Self-Help Assistant
HeartMath is now offering the emWave Meditation, Prayer and Self-Help Assistant – an effective guide that compliments both emWave products in providing users with simple techniques and exercises to build more sustainable focus while deepening one’s sense of peace and strengthening their power of intention.

Taking Traditional Biofeedback Practices to a Whole New Dimension
HeartMath introduces the Emotion Visualizer Pro – a new software add-on for emWave® PC/Mac Stress Relief System that significantly enhances the user’s experience.

emWave Personal Stress Reliever®: A New Standard in Psychotherapy Practices
HeartMath's innovative emWave Personal Stress Reliever is becoming the stress intervention tool of choice in the field of psychotherapy.

HeartMath’s emWave Personal Stress Reliever® and emWave® PC/Mac Stress Relief System: Like a "GPS for Life," Helping Boomers Navigate through Daily Stressors
The emWave Personal Stress Reliever (PSR) and emWave PC/Mac Stress Relief System were created by boomers for boomers. These technologies essentially mirror your emotional state by reading your heart rhythms and provide real-time feedback so you can more effectively manage stress and reset your inner balance.