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Black Bean Jewel Salad

Going to a summer’s end picnic or BBQ? Here’s a great salad to bring -- colorful and full of flavor! White corn adds a touch of natural sweetness and complements the Mexican Vinaigrette. Delicious!!! …

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The Heart’s Intuitive Intelligence

Reprinted from May 2013 Recently I was part of a team brainstorming answers to some intriguing questions: How could we at the Institute of Heart Math (IHM) make a video showing that the heart emits…

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Why ‘Letting Go’ of Anger Isn’t Enough

One time when, as a couple, we were disagreeing and getting heated with each other, a wise friend said, “Can’t you just laugh?”  This had the immediate effect of reminding us that the ego loves to be …

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Life Lessons from My Two-Year-Old

When my firecracker of a daughter, Annabella, aka "Bella," turned two, I marveled at her energy, her zest, and her strong will. This phase of parenting is often referred to as the "terrible twos," b…

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Mariel Hemingway on Nature, Divinity & Love

Mariel has two recent creative endeavors in the world--- Running From Crazy, an amazing documentary film about Mariel Hemingway's family history and how she's healing, and Running With Nature, a book …

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5 Things I Have Learned About Tackling Stress

A Buddhist monk once said, "If a problem can be solved, why worry? And if it cannot be solved, what's the good of worrying?" Wise words, but admittedly difficult to practice. Problems are inevitabl…

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Staying Mindful When Life Stresses You Out

Have you ever been in a crowded subway or busy street, lost in a marketplace in a foreign country, or caught up in an argument that was going nowhere? Does it make you lose your mindfulness and awaren…

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On This Memorial Day, I Thank You – Free H.E.A.R.T. DVD

- If you are sensitive to any combat video screens you may not choose to watch the trailer above. - May is military appreciation month – a time when we honor the men and women of the Armed Fo…

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Obstacles are Easier to Overcome When You Accept Them

Streets have traffic lights. Oceans have icebergs. Life has obstacles. It is as plain a truth as that! No matter how young or old, rich or poor you are, the course of life is never totally smooth. …

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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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