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articles by: Sara, from Institute of HeartMath

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This is a comforting soup, with a gorgeous color and a wonderful creamy texture. Using canned roasted red peppers is easy and cuts down on time spent, but you can roast your own if you prefer. 1…

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How to Sharpen Your Brain with Your Heart

Like many baby boomers, I’ve been noticing my memory isn’t as sharp as it once was.  Scientists call this “cognitive decline.” I don’t really like that expression, because other aspects of my cogni…

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Roasted Rosemary Savory Vegetables

Simple to make and wonderful to eat –and great to serve at any dinner!  You can substitute any vegetables that you like, use sweet potatoes instead of Yukon gold or yellow squash instead of zucchini. …

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How to Enrich Your Life

  One of the most wonderful aspects of living from the heart is how it enhances the positive-feeling textures of life. When my heart is open, food tastes better, the roses in my garden look more…

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Super Spinach Enchiladas

These enchiladas are a favorite recipe here at HeartMath. They have a lot of flavor and a great texture. You can add more spice if you like, with salsa or hot sauce but they are mild in this recipe…

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How Does Traffic Affect Our Health?

Like many of you, I dislike driving in heavy traffic. But unlike many of you, I usually don’t have to. I live and work in California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, and my job is just steps from my home. D…

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Tofu Salad (Perfect for a Picnic!)

This is a delicious way to eat tofu; it tastes a lot like egg salad. Serve it like we do on lettuce leaves with sprouts, tomatoes and onions or on your favorite bread. It can also be served as a snack…

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Life According to Your ‘Heart Blueprint’

Now and then we all take a moment to look at the life we are living and daydream about how our futures will look. So, take one of those moments right now, and rather than "thinking" about what the fut…

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Roasted Butternut Salad

This is a simple salad but very tasty and colorful. Adding squash is a fun way to jazz up a salad! Salad: 5 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 teaspoons sugar of choice (we use coconut s…

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Heart Vulnerable: A Sweet & Healing Medicine

From the moment we arrive in this world, we are aware of what all our senses tell us about our surroundings. When our mother’s arms embrace us and we feel warmth and a caring heart, we begin to fee…

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about Sara, from Institute of HeartMath

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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