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Rushing to Conclusions About Adrenaline

Brian B. Hoffman, MD | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science
Brian B. Hoffman, MD

While shots of adrenaline alone do not enormously boost physical or emotional responses, adrenaline and noradrenaline play major roles in helping us cope with what the world throws our way.

A Heart That Is Ready for Anything

Tara Brach | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

There's a bright light of awareness that shines through each of us and guides us home, and we're never separated from this luminous awareness, any more than waves are separated from the ocean.

Are You Listening to Your Heart?

Trina Hayes | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Trina Hayes

This week, my brother's heart attack was a reminder to me to continue to nurture my relationship to my heart, to be consciously aware of the importance of listening to what my heart has to say to me.

When Knowing He Loves You Is Not Enough

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We can ask for, participate in and commit to getting the full and direct experience that is love. After all, to love someone truly is to be interested and willing to create the experience that is love for them, and thus to become truly bilingual in the language of the heart.

Try This: An Exercise In Generosity

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Moving through your day, try considering your contributions as offerings -- particularly the little things that are easy to overlook, such as the laundry, courteous driving, or saying thanks. When you relate to everyday actions as offerings, you feel an intimacy with the world.

Emergency Help for Couples Who Have Just Had a Big Fight

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Ditkoff

Whenever I'm embroiled in this kind of dynamic and (hallelujah!) manage to make it out the other side, I get majorly humbled -- all concepts of myself as a conscious, loving, evolved human being completely blown to smithereens.

Buddha Doodle - 'Connect'

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.16.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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'Sensomics' Studies Suggest Nose Isn't Only Odor-Detecting Organ

Posted 04.08.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/08/2013 07:34 AM EDT on LiveScience Your nose may not be the only organ able to sense the ...

WATCH: Edible, Realistic Beating Heart Cake

Foodbeast | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Foodbeast

Buy a girl a cake, she'll love you for a day. Teach her how to bake...and, she'll have something to do every time her heart gets broken. Am I right? H...

A Heart-Centered Meditation For Managing Stress

Susanna Bair | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

Whatever circumstances are going on in the outer world, outside your control, you always have the power to create a peaceful and harmonious inner world.

How The Heart Helps You Change

HeartMath LLC | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

The heart rhythm is subtle. To find a smooth rhythm when you need it requires a new reference place inside from which you respond -- a heart-intelligent place. That reference place will feel different from your mechanical head, and you'll come to recognize it.

Heart vs. Mind: Which One Are You Listening To?

HeartMath LLC | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

The heart often speaks to us quietly and with common sense. The mind tends to rationalize our desires and reactions. To help you distinguish between how your mind might sound vs. your heart, here are some examples in the same situations.

Hey! Your Life Is Great: 5 Steps To Start Celebrating

Susanna Bair | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

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?

How To Stay Heart Healthy In February

Mirabai Holland | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mirabai Holland

February is Heart Month. Since heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women, I thought I'd focus on prevention. After all, if you prevent heart disease, you're very unlikely to die from it.

The Difference Between What's Hot and What Lasts

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a lot of things that are popular and commercial, but aren't very good. Or are just good enough. Consider Justin Bieber: It's not that the kid isn't talented; it's that he's only just talented enough.

The Healing Power of Sex

Donna Henes | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Here are some suggestions to expand your ideas about sex and open yourself to the infinite power of healing that it offers. Indulge yourself whether you are alone or with the partner of your choosing.

Time for the Bold Empath in Business Leadership

Schuyler Brown | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Schuyler Brown

The bold empath brings heart without sentimentality, which should appeal to those more traditional business leaders who are sensing the shift into a heart-based business culture and are concerned it might turn their workforce soft.

Four Great Apps to Keep You Close to a Loved One When You're Far Away

Andreas Bernström | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology
Andreas Bernström

This year, instead of an arrow, Cupid is armed with an assortment of apps that can help soothe the sighs of parted lovers. Here are a few options that might just be the next best thing to being there in person.

Want to Tap Into Your Heart Power?

Helene Lerner | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

Insights from our heart can help us uncover what has stopped us from moving forward in our lives, transform the way we think and feel about people, and stir up yearnings we might have buried for years -- desires that lead us to living our dreams.

4 Tips For A Healthy Heart This Valentine's Day

Joy Weese Moll | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Joy Weese Moll

Let's celebrate Valentine's Day as an enjoyable activity that lifts emotions, incorporating a mindful or companionable walk and a heart-healthy meal. The holiday devoted to hearts is a good day to determine if your heart is in the right place for good health.

Listen to Your Heart: 5 Danger Signs Not to Ignore

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

The heart may be the main squeeze, but it relies on multiple partners, especially the kidneys. They work together as models of a successful, balanced and healthy relationship.

Why's a Heart Represent Love, Anyway?

Danny Groner | Posted 04.09.2013 | Style
Danny Groner

When you text a heart emoticon to a deserving party, it means more than just your devotion to another. The heart's evolution and endurance has enabled people to communicate their feelings effectively since the beginning. There's a deeper connection than you may realize.

Are You a Cardiac Time Bomb? A Simple Heart Scan Can Tell

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

February is American Heart Month -- a time for all of us to refocus on preventing cardiovascular disease. So, here's a pop quiz. Who is more likely to die from a heart attack or other cardiovascular-related event?

Call Forth the Divine Mother

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Every day, call forth the Divine Mother that lives within, the undeniable voice deep inside each of us that calls us to nurture, to love and to protec...

How to Make Heart-Shaped Fried Potatoes in 22 Minutes or Less

Anna Sandler | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Anna Sandler

Step 4: Realize the recipe has too many steps and is way too difficult for someone who only has one Sponge Bob (i.e., 22 minutes) to make the insane adorable heart potatoes and the rest of breakfast.