The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot
be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
The websites listed here offer information and support for those with heart dis-ease. Some are for the well-being of the body, but others are for the well-being of the spirit, your state of mind, or your emotions. These will be added to regularly as my research leads me to web sites I find empowering, enlightening, or encouraging. There are plenty here to choose from. I hope you'll send me web sites that you discover would be good to add to this resource collection.
The Institute of HeartMath is an internationally recognized nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to heart-based living people relying on the intelligence of their hearts in concert with their minds to conduct their lives at home, school, work and play. HeartMath has been researching heart intelligence, stress and emotional management for more than 18 years and applied its findings to practical, easy-to-use tools that have been scientifically developed and tested.
Hope for recovery. Hope for a rich, full life. For more than 50 years, Mended Hearts has been offering the gift of hope and encouragement to heart patients, their families and caregivers. Patients, spouses, family members, friends, medical professionals, Mended Hearts brings together all of us who are faced with the realities of heart disease to form a network of caring individuals.
Hearts in Harmony is a health education campaign that provides information about the physical and emotional aspects of recovering from a heart event. While you will find information at this website about staying fit and eating healthy, you'll also discover some unique resources such as music therapy and ways to maintain emotional health.
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke." While you're there, check out the little animationon Hiram B. Presher. He personifies high blood pressure obnoxious, something you want to avoid. If he showed up at your dinner party without an invitation, would you know how to get rid of him? Click the logo below to watch the animation and learn to be an HBP escapee.
For more information on high blood pressure - a symptomless condition that affects one in three adults in our country, please click here.
HeartHub is the American Heart Association's patient portal for information, tools, and resources about cardiovascular disease and stroke. Here you will find a wealth of information to help you understand and manage your health. Use their online tools to understand your risks and your treatment options, visit the Health Centers to find a library of topic-focused articles and resources, view presentations and videos, and discover much more.
The World Heart Federation is a nongovernmental organization committed to helping people achieve a longer and better life through prevention and control of heart disease and stroke, with a focus on low-and middle income countries. Heart disease and stroke (cardiovascular disease) is the leading cause of death in all parts of the globe except sub-Saharan Africa, and even there it is on the rise.
Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. opened the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in 1996 to help people experience physical healing, emotional freedom, and higher states of consciousness. Located in Carlsbad, California, we offer a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. Their goal is to guide their guests in timeless tools and healing principles that they can use to nurture their own health, restore balance, and create greater joy and fulfillment in their lives.
Joel and Victoria Osteen believe that your best days are ahead. God has great plans for you and they want to be there to help encourage you along the way. If you prefer your spirituality with a Christian point of view, you may enjoy their website and videos.
As a practicing preventive cardiologist, Dr. Agatston developed the South Beach Diet in the early 1990s as a way to help his patients avoid heart attacks and strokes. He discovered not only that their risk factors for heart disease were diminishing but also that they were losing weight in the process. The South Beach Diet was published in April 2003, and since then has helped millions of people worldwide lose weight and gain health.
Integrating health and wellness through empowering the individual and enhancing the personal healing experience. Located in Bellaire, just west of Loop 610 at 4950 Bissonnet, Suite 230.
Spiritual Cinema Circle is the home of uplifting stories that inspire love and compassion, films that connect us with the world around us. Now in our sixth year, Spiritual Cinema Circle is home for a community of conscious filmmakers and film-lovers in more than 80 countries. We're proud to have brought the work of more than 100 exciting, new independent filmmakers to the homes of tens of thousands of people around the world.