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Susanna Bair
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Susanna Bair is a visionary leader of heart-centered living, and she blogs on topic for The Huffington Post. She is the co-founder of Heart Rhythm Meditation, co-founder and president of the Institute of Applied Meditation of the Heart (I AM Heart) nonprofit organization, and co-founder of the I AM University of the Heart. From New York to London to Vienna, Susanna has traveled the world, teaching heart-centered living practices. She has offered workshops at venues including Miraval Resort in Tucson, a five-star spa frequented by celebrities such as Oprah; she has been on panels with notables such as the Dalai Lama; and she has presented at conferences including the International Society for Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine - where she keynoted and received the Alyce and Elmer Green Award for Innovation, whose annual recipients include spiritual leaders such as Larry Dossey, MD and Joseph Chilton Pearce. Susanna’s work has been featured in top media outlets such as NBC, Fox News, Self, and Whole Living, and her first book, Living from the Heart (co-authored with Puran Bair), was published by Three Rivers Press/Random House, which hailed the book as “one of the most important texts ever written on meditation.” Susanna is the co-author of the forthcoming book, The Invincible Heart.

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We Do Need Another Hero

(2) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 10:24 AM

From the biblical narrative of David defeating the giant Goliath, to the historical account of Joan of Arc leading the French army to victory over Britain, to the Nordic fable of Sigurd slaying the evil dragon, the classic hero archetype is that of a lone warrior fighting the...

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The Heart Honors the Sacred Feminine

(5) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 1:50 PM

Recently there has been a surge of reported incidents of gang rape of girls and young women across the globe. I question what the staggering levels of assault tell us about our cultural values, and I wonder what shift needs to happen, for our society to respect and hold sacred...

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Getting to the Heart of Money

(1) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 12:17 PM

Andrew Savitz, founder of Sustainable Business Strategies and author of books including Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line, recalls how one freezing January night, he saw an old woman in rags, sleeping in the gutter of one of the most fashionable shopping districts in Paris. The image prompted him...

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Create What You Love: 4 Steps to Improve Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2013 | 9:06 AM

My attitude in life is this: Everything is perfect as it is, and everything can be improved. It is good to appreciate and celebrate your life's circumstances as they are. Then you can move on to making everything better. How do you improve what is? You apply love in some...

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Are You Strong Enough to Be Vulnerable?

(3) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 3:03 PM

Popular belief is that a healthy sense of self requires good boundaries. We build a fence around our property, a wall of silence around our ignorance, an offensive tactic to hide our defenselessness. Psychological boundaries, they say, will keep us safe and sane so that one could say, "Your problems...

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Manage Pain and Stress With Heart-Centered Meditation

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 8:20 AM

I dislike going to the dentist, because I am incredibly sensitive to dental pain. At a recent dental visit, the dentist suggested I take some laughing gas, the colloquial term for nitrous oxide. "Laughing gas?" I repeated. The thought of it made me laugh. The dentist laughed as well, then...

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Take Heart! 4 Experts Discuss the Mechanics, Energy, and Health of the Human Heart

(2) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 12:10 AM

I believe that by rooting in both our physical and metaphysical hearts, humanity can operate from the core of love, compassion, and kindness. And so, for the past three decades, I have dedicated my life to helping our society manifest a heart-centered culture. As I have traveled the...

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Your Life Is Great! 5 Steps to Celebrating Instead of Complaining

(6) Comments | Posted February 23, 2013 | 10:10 AM

The attitude of celebrating your life is healthy, both physically and emotionally. Not only that, but upbeat people attract other upbeat people, so by changing your attitude, you can set in motion positive reinforcement for a new and improved outlook. How great is your life already? Ask your heart. Your...

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This Valentine's Day, Practice Opening Your Heart

(10) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 6:08 AM

Valentine's Day accentuates our cultural ideas of what it means to give and receive love. During this holiday, we gravitate toward symbols that touch our hearts, uplift our spirits and boost our sense of attractiveness -- from champagne and flowers to chocolates and negligees. Side by side with the hope,...

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