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articles by: Sara, from the HeartMath Institute

Key to Human Potential – Positive Emotions

The experience of positive emotions may be a key to helping us live up to our potential. Even though there is the daily impact of stress and negative emotions on us as human beings, there are also man…

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Roasted Veggie Pesto Lasagna

A very flavorful lasagna with a white sauce and pesto instead of the traditional red sauce. It is great for a potluck or a cold winter night, super tasty and filling. We use a homemade pesto sauce but…

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Hearty Tomato Lentil Soup

A nice hearty bowl of soup sometimes is all you need. Full of protein, vitamins and nutrients, this soup is a great flavorful and nutritious meal for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. 1 ˝ cup…

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Healthy & Delicious Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is rarely seen as healthy, but this wonderful dish fits the bill since it's chock full of vegetables. As a lighter version, it has only one layer of noodles, so it is not too “bready.” We use …

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Altruism: A Remedy for Stress

Will acts of kindness and generosity enhance our health, increase our longevity and make us happier? I think so. Do you? Could heart-directed altruism be such a remedy? When we act on behalf of oth…

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Black Bean Burgers

If you're looking for a healthy and delicious vegetarian burger, look no further. These wonderful black bean patties are loaded with yummy ingredients, and will hold their own at any barbecue. Burg…

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Confetti Salad

Bright and refreshing, this confetti salad is topped with onions and pine nuts, and is a meal unto itself. The touch of hot sauce in the dressing adds a fun zestiness. Salad 2 carrots, peeled and …

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Asparagus Filo Pie

Spring is around the corner, which means it's almost prime time for asparagus! This pie is a great way to celebrate the season. Filo gives it a light and flaky texture, and lemon zest gives the fillin…

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More Tips for Managing Today’s Stress

First, it’s important to acknowledge when you (or people you love) are experiencing extra stress, whether financial, health, relationship or job-related stress, or uncertainty about the future. We nee…

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De-stressing Tips for College Students

Going away to college is one of the most monumental transitions we can make in life. Leaving the home and family we know and love best, entering a new environment without our tried-and-true mentors to…

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about Sara, from the HeartMath Institute

Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.

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