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New Guided Heart Meditations

Enrich Your Inner Balance™ Practice New Audio & Video Guided Practices, Meditations and Talks Are Now Available in the App   We have recently created some Guided Heart Meditations and Talks to enrich your practice. We have also created an Inner Balance video tour to introduce you to the features and functions on the Inner […]

Experience the Difference

Imagine being able to turn a bad day around or recover more quickly from an aggravating piece of news or a heated discussion. Breakthrough research has found that we can intentionally change our emotional state to find inner balance and a feeling of ease which increases our resilience and allows us to bounce back more […]

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. […]

5 Tips to be Your own Heart Hero

Check out the emWave2®! The emWave2 provides heart rhythm feedback and training in real time to help you shift to a positive emotional state in a moment. As a hand held device, you can use it at anytime. Then, connect it to your computer for new sessions, games and access to the HeartCloud. Click here […]

6 Tips to Inspire a Change of Heart

Ask yourself, “What makes my heart come alive?” What in your work inspires you, and what has become dry and stale? What in your relationships inspires you, and what has grown stagnant or contentious? What in your personal life gives you great fulfillment, and what has become routine? By reflecting on these questions, you’ll give […]

Top Tips for Better Sleep

Manage the Stress in Your Life It’s very important to understand that what we do during the day affects how we sleep at night. When we allow overwhelm or stress to accumulate in our system during the day, it throws off our body’s natural rhythms. Practicing stress management techniques during the day and right before […]

Resilience Tips to Refresh our Attitudes

Our mental and emotional resilience helps us to recover from and adapt to stressful situations that can challenge us. Finding inspirational ways that refresh ourselves can make a big difference in our day to day attitudes and increase our natural resilience.Most people find it more manageable to work with one at a time, moving on […]

3 Life Hacks for Creating Emotional Resilience

Increasing resilience will amplify the intensity and duration of positive emotional experiences. The desire for ease, enthusiasm, and pleasurable life experiences are universal, and will serve you well in dealing with all types of challenges, from financial or career concerns to interpersonal relationships, health issues and inconveniences. Choose the Right AttitudeWhen we start a new […]

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

If specific types of challenges tend to “undo” you, or you often feel frustrated, impatient or drained, there may be some gaps in your resilience strategies. Learning and developing the traits of emotionally resilient people is a great way to even out your reactions and consistently take a more balanced approach to life. They practice […]

Resilience Makeover

  Resilience is a great attribute that can help us see beyond imperfections and extract the best from life. When people are resilient they have the capacity to adapt to challenges with more ease. They can often find redeeming potential in most situations. Much like the amazing bamboo plant, resilient people are pliable and can […]

10 Ways to Extend the Vacation Feeling

Don’t settle back into “the usual” so fast. We can keep the feeling of vacation a little longer by slowly returning to routines, especially while the weather is good and the days longer. Be creative — there are plenty of simple, fun activities that have a little vacation feeling. Here’s a short list to have […]

A Most Memorable Adventure

Traveling can be stressful—find out how Howard dealt with some challenging situations while on a business trip. In forty hours he had been in two different countries, met many new people, delivered a program, had four amazing meetings, experienced new fellowship — and had a most memorable adventure. “On a business trip in Europe I […]

Relaxing Can Take Practice

Believe it or not relaxing can take practice – especially if we are not currently using tools that help us learn how to quiet the mind and still the body. Some people may find that it can take a couple of days at the beginning of a vacation before they start to really feel unplugged […]

When Life Happens, Try This Ease Technique!

On a recent trip to visit my family, my husband and I were on our way to the airport and I felt like I might be getting a cold. The day after we arrived I woke up feeling much worse. As our vacation continued I also wasn’t sleeping at night. I thought okay, this isn’t […]

Benefits of a Vacation

Ahhh, vacation time! While this might be how you’re feeling, not everyone feels this way. Many people are skipping vacations though a vacation might be the best thing for heart, mind and body health. While scrapping vacation time might seem easier than all the preparation, research suggests it can put unnecessary strain on our health. […]

Enjoy Life!

Do you ever feel like life needs a fresh coat of paint or a little dusting off? Some days we can wake up feeling like the sheen seems to be absent from our life. As if something is different or something changed when we weren’t looking. These feelings aren’t uncommon and often can be an […]

When Stressed—Apply Self-Care

Doesn’t it feel good to be appreciated? When someone shares with you their appreciation, whether about you or something positive that happened to them, the feeling is palpable. That’s because appreciation is a powerful emotion that positively impacts our entire system. Science has shown that this single emotion can positively enhance our attitudes, our immune […]

Appreciating What Is—Reminds Me that Life is Good

Doesn’t it feel good to be appreciated? When someone shares with you their appreciation, whether about you or something positive that happened to them, the feeling is palpable. That’s because appreciation is a powerful emotion that positively impacts our entire system. Science has shown that this single emotion can positively enhance our attitudes, our immune […]

Stopping Emotional Eating

Are you looking for a new perspective on losing weight and building personal resilience? Stressful emotions can dominate our day and when we try to cover up our feelings; it becomes difficult to impossible to change our eating habits. To break this cycle it is important to understand that it is done in steps. It […]

 

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