Be Inspired: Inspirational Articles

Self-care Isn’t Selfish – It’s Essential for our Resilience

True self-care is an important part of maintaining balance and well-being. People often associate self-care with activities like taking time off, getting a massage, dining out, etc. As we expand our view of true self-care it becomes more inclusive of where and how we invest our personal energy.   Consider these powerful and effective ways […]

4 Ways to Reset Your Resilience Starting Today

Resilience is something we develop and need to nurture on a regular basis. Take a few days and focus on one of the traits in this short list. Then do the same with another trait and so on. You can also use this list to inspire and write your own list. The intention is to […]

A Super Tool for Keeping Resilient

Resilience is the new skill to have. Resilience helps reduce the emotional and physical effects of time crunch, overload, edginess, financial pressures and unexpected changes. Resilience helps us stay flexible and bounce forward when we are challenged with stressful circumstances. Research shows that daily stress can have a cumulative effect, which can deplete our reserves […]

5 Ways to Increase Resilience Right Now

An expanded view of true self-care includes how and where we invest our personal energy. Consider increasing awareness in these areas to support your self-care and resilience building efforts. The #1 self-care resilience practice: Get quiet and recharge. Making time to connect with our heart intelligence is a very important attribute of resilience and self-care. […]

3 Tips to Develop More Acceptance

Learning to practice acceptance with the small stuff can help build resilience and establish flexibility as a familiar attitude and approach towards life. Be kinder with yourself. One of the areas many people have difficulty with is self-acceptance. Whether it’s being judgmental about our body type, our weaknesses or our personality, we’re often our worst […]

When Care Becomes Overcare

Compassion and care are powerful attributes of the heart. Hopefully most of us know how good it feels to be cared for. From the smallest acts like someone holding the door open for you, to bigger expressions like a community deciding to crowd source funds to help someone pay for their hospital bills. Compassion and […]

3 Facts to Make You Smarter than Stress

Stress knows no boundaries – it robs us of sleep, our health and happiness and drives us to make choices we often regret. The only way to defend our self against stress is to become smarter than stress. Understanding how the stress response works gives us an advantage by allowing us to take proactive steps. […]

HMCT Community Connection Call – May 11, 2016

Hope you have had a wonderful 2016 so far! We look forward to connecting with you again on for our next HMCT Community Connection Call! Your HeartMath host for this call will be Sibyl Cryer, from our Corporate Programs Division; she is also a HeartMath® Certified Trainer. We have a delightful guest speaker for the […]

Spring Cleaning Old Beliefs

  With springtime comes new beginnings; a freshness in the air that encourages us to start new and let go of what we don’t need. We often turn our attention to neglected areas at home like the cluttered closet or messy corners. With the energy of fresh starts in the air it’s also a great […]

Balancing Compassion and Care

  It’s become almost a weekly event that a story goes viral about someone that acted with compassion for another in need. The viral momentum of these stories is a reflection of what a lot of us desire in our hearts – a more compassionate and caring world. Compassion is one of the most supportive […]

The Practice of Patience

  Hurry up and wait. It might sound like a humorous oxymoron, yet in our hyper-connected world perhaps it’s truer than not. Here’s an example – have you ever had someone send you a text message and a couple minutes later they call you to see if their message was received? Or maybe you caught […]

Making Choices From the Heart

Have you ever been faced with having to make a choice that seemed to send your mind into an endless thinking marathon? Or maybe you felt completely frozen inside, unable to discern which in the mix of triggered emotions you should focus on first. Choices are something we’re all faced with and they’re constantly either […]

The Heart Hears More Than Just Words

  The lack of feeling heard can really put a strain on relationships. This is true whether it’s a couple, a parent and child, best friends, co-workers; any relationship. Have you ever had a communication with someone only to realize what they said, and what you heard, were totally different? Even the simplest of interactions […]

Living Heart Connected in a Hyper-Connected World

  Our world has become increasingly hyper-connected. News updates are broadcasted not just by media, but even by citizens witnessing events first hand and sharing it via social media. Information floods our lives at an astonishing rate and many of us are physically anchored to this data surge via our smart devices. To remain grounded […]

30 Day Heart Tune Up with Steven Masley, MD and Deborah Rozman, PhD.

January 27, 2016 4:00 pm., PST Join Deborah Rozman, PhD. and Steven Masley, MD for a lively conversation and learn how to: • Tune up your heart, energy, waistline, memory and even your romantic life. • Find out which healthy techniques are practical, useful and can make a difference. • Learn how to prevent 90% […]

Upgrading that Voice in your Head

  “Geez, you’re such an idiot!” Would you let someone say this to your best friend? Probably not. But let’s be honest, how often do you say things like this to yourself? We each have an internal “voice” that can run in the back of our minds all day long. When this self-talk is critical […]

Taking It In Segments

  New Year’s Resolutions often come from our good intentions to better care for our self. Yet making behavior changes isn’t always easy. Even though we may know this, we often set goals that are hard to keep and then if we don’t reach it we get down on our self. No wonder it’s not […]

Keeping Warm this Holiday Season

  It’s that time of year – the holidays are here; there’s a chill in the air and for many a warmth in our hearts. Most would agree there is a special energy that the holidays bring – it gives a lift in spirit. During this time of year a lot of us are naturally […]

Holiday Rhythms

Have you ever watched one of those holiday movies where everything is ideal? The holiday decorations to the festive dinner look picture perfect. Everyone is feeling cheery, even the snowflakes seem to sparkle with merriment. The holidays can be a very happy and a very rewarding time of year. Yet not everyone will feel overwhelmingly […]

What Are You Bringing to Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

It’s Thanksgiving and most of us will be gathering with friends and family and considering what we can contribute to our holiday feast. While we may be planning to bring a favorite dessert or special bottle of wine, keep in mind there is more that we’ll each be bringing to the festivities. We’ll be bringing […]


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