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Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Healthy habits build long-term happiness. In fairy tales, Prince Charming meets a fair maid.  They fall in love and live "happily ever after."  End of story.  It's interesting that the relationship only begins just as the fairy tale ends.  What would happen if the...

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

In a famous scene from the Oscar-nominated film Jerry Maguire, dashing leading man Jerry — a successful and handsome sports agent played by Tom Cruise — suddenly returns to his estranged wife. He proclaims to Dorothy..

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

As we mentioned in our inaugural post, Why Happily Ever After Doesn’t Just Happen, when the going gets tough, we don’t simply throw in the towel or switch up gyms or jobs and expect to build robust health or a thriving work life. If indeed we do, we will ..

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Introduction to Wholebeing Happiness

Introduction to Wholebeing Happiness

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] This course introduces key principles from the diverse sciences of optimal human functioning, including positive psychology, neurobiology, and the social and behavioral sciences. The research is integrated through the...

The Role of Suffering

The Role of Suffering

While it is part of our universal nature to seek pleasure and avoid pain, culture plays a central role in how we deal with suffering. In the West, we generally reject suffering. We see it as an unwelcome interruption of our pursuit of happiness. So we fight it,...

True Hope

True Hope

Hope is a place on the other side of the bridge that takes time to get to. This is what 8-year-old Asa M. told me when I asked him about hope in light of the fact that one of his best friends had been diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal disease. Hope...

Shooting PAR: How to Stay Positive Through the Storms of Life

Shooting PAR: How to Stay Positive Through the Storms of Life

How does a psychologist and avid golfer weather a hurricane? I have been golfing longer than I have been practicing psychology. And I have weathered a few hurricanes, including the “big one,” Hurricane Andrew, in 1992. My training as a psychologist and my coaching as...

5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress

5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress

JUN 5, 2017 @ 12:07 PM Nancy Collamer Feeling stressed at work? Sorry to say, you’re in excellent company. According to an American Psychological Association survey, Americans are more stressed than at any time during the past decade. But I’m happy to share five...

Heart Qualities For Re-Setting Our Lives

Heart Qualities For Re-Setting Our Lives

Increasing numbers of people are commenting about a heightened attunement in their hearts and minds, to the need for increasing their care, kindness and willingness to co-create peacefully. People are feeling that the timing for heart-based cooperation is in alignment...

Study Looks at Coherence and Feeling States

Study Looks at Coherence and Feeling States

Study Looks at Coherence and Feeling States Researchers at HeartMath Institute and elsewhere have undertaken numerous studies through the years that have demonstrated the ability of HeartMath® tools and technology to help people increase psychophysiological coherence....

Stress Is on the Rise: Take Action!

Stress Is on the Rise: Take Action!

Editor’s note: Besides discussing the rise of stress in the U.S., this article provides a few suggestions for not only weathering increasing stress, but also taking action to reduce and prevent it. Feeling more anxious, frustrated or angry in recent months? You are...

Try a Little Kindness

Try a Little Kindness

Everyone loves that warm heart feeling they get when they do something kind for another. It's wonderful, right? Did you know kind acts – even secret ones – can do wonders for your physical, mental and emotional health? And there’s another curious thing about kindness:...

Inner Stillness and Silence

Inner Stillness and Silence

August 8, 2017 Articles of the Heart, HeartMath Tools & Techniques Many spiritual cultures agree inner stillness creates an energetic environment for supporting our advancing consciousness that can unleash the transformational power of our love. That's why, from...

Solutions for Major Stressors

Solutions for Major Stressors

HeartMath Institute’s long years of scientific research and clinical trials have helped improve thousands of people’s lives worldwide. Whether you, a friend or loved one is seeking help for job stress, anxiety, fatigue, sleeplessness or another stressful condition,...

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