THE NEXT PEARL WEBINARS

Upcoming PEARL Webinar

12th August 2021

Meet the Young Inventor – Ann Makosinski (Unleash your Inner Creativity and Inventor)

8:30 PM IST | 11 AM EDT | 4:00 PM UK TIME

Ann Makosinski

Webinar Details

Upcoming PEARL Webinar

11th September 2021

Raising Emotionally Resilient Children (from Infants to Teens)

7:30 PM IST | 10 AM EST | 3:00 PM UK TIME

Naomi Aldort

Webinar Details

The PEARL (Practical Educational Actionable Rejuvenating Lifestyle) Webinar Series, formerly known as the Speaker Series, is an innovative and extremely popular FREE bi-monthly webinar series sponsored by the Heartfulness Institute. It showcases eminent speakers from around the world who share their unique insights and ideas from their personal, professional, and spiritual experiences. Their authenticity and passion for their subjects give the interactive question and answer sessions meaning and substance that have engaged and connected with our global audience on a deep level.

In the past, we have been honoured to present:

  • Revered Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, World-Renowned Teacher and Meditation Master in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Dr. B M Hegde, Recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award
  • Dr. Ichak Adizes, Recipient of 14 Honorary Doctorates
  • Dr. Mickey Mehta, Global Holistic Health Guru and a Corporate Life Coach
  • Jim Link, Chief Human Resources Officer, Randstad North America
  • Rob Schwartz, Hypnotist who offers Spiritual Guidance Sessions, Past Life Soul Regressions and author of “Your Soul’s Plan” and “Your Soul’s Gift”
  • Dr. Steven Hickman, Executive Director of the Non-Profit Center for Mindful Self-Compassion
  • Cassie Stockamp, Former President of Athenaeum Foundation
  • CEOs from internationally renowned Organizations, Entrepreneurs, Physicians, Professors, Yoginis, Students, Thought Leaders, and many more who have spoken on very timely and relevant topics.

All these webinars are truly unique and offer helpful tips for relaxation and meditation, share meaningful wellness ideas, enhance healthy living and offer creative solutions to life’s problems for our viewers. These webinars also cater to certain SDGs of the UN, like Mental Wellness, Physical Wellbeing, Gender Equality, Environmental Sustainability, Education, and Economic Freedom, Social Justice and Peace (SDG #3, #4, #5, #10, #13, #15, #16,).

Since its inception six years ago, we have reached a viewership of one million. Through this digital platform we aspire to consciously connect many hearts worldwide and create a positive change for a peaceful and loving world.

Thank you for stopping by!
To get in touch: pearl@heartfulness.org
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Our Host

Lakshmi Aravind

Lakshmi is the host of PEARL by Heartfulness – Webinar Series, a Heartfulness Trainer, and Director of the Heartfulness Institute in Canada. She volunteers most of her time in the Heartfulness Institute. She holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering. She is passionate about meditation and enjoys sharing it in corporates, schools, and communities around, by advocating that meditation is a life changing skill and the possibility of being a life saving skill too.

As a Host \ Moderator of the PEARL by Heartfulness, she is friendly, confident, a good listener and enjoys having a conversation with people around the world on creating a positive change. She has been practicing heartfulness meditation for the past 24 years.

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Decompression

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Mindfulness with Pranahuti

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Wellness + Soulfulness = Heartfulness

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Ashtanga Yoga: Principles to Reboot your Life

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Heartfully Transforming our Inner and Outer Environment

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Pandemic Stress Management Through Chair Yoga

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Nonviolence: Our Way to Personal Fulfillment and Social Change

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Motivating Ourselves with Self-Compassion

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Peaceful Parenting

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Balance is Better

The role of women in society is changing rapidly and many of us are unsure how to develop healthy relationships and balance the roles of daughter, wife or partner, mother and career professional and also find inner contentment and purpose at the same time. In this webinar we explore how women make a difference and can connect with the sacred inner feminine in daily life, self-acceptance and self-confidence, managing emotions, and developing resilience.
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“How to Establish Your City as an International City of Peace” – J. Frederick Arment, Director, International Cities of Peace; and Anjali Brannon, Ayurvedic Natural Health Practitioner #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #JFrederickArment #AnjaliBrannon #InternationalCityofPeace #Cities #Peace #PeaceDay #SDG3, #SDG16

How to Establish Your City as an International City of Peace?

Imagine a world with cities dedicated to expanding their local peace economy and encouraging a global culture of peace. These cities would be dedicated to encouraging safety, prosperity, and quality of life as consensus values for families, neighborhoods, and nations. This webinar is focused on expanding this culture of peace in our communities.
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“Changing the Game from Workplace Burnout to Wellness” – Dr. Jayaram Thimmapuram, Academic Hospitalist, WellSpan York Hospital #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #Burnout #WorkplaceBurnout #Wellness #Stress #JayaramThimmapuram #SDG3

Changing the Game from Workplace Burnout to Wellness

Learn about the components and consequences of burnout and review the data on the effect of Heartfulness Meditation. Also learn about the impact of Heartfulness practice on patients with chronic insomnia.
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“Why We Ourselves Plan Our Greatest Challenges BEFORE We Are Born” – Rob Schwartz, Hypnotist, Past Life Soul Regressions and Author of “Your Soul’s Plan” and “Your Soul’s Gift” #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #RobSchwartz #Soul #SoulRefression #PastLives #YourSoulsPlan #YourSoulsGift

Why we ourselves Plan our Greatest Challenges BEFORE we are Born?

Rob Schwartz talks about his own spiritual path and how he came to write two books about how we plan our lives BEFORE we are born. He will touch on the five main reasons we plan great challenges for ourselves and share true stories of pre-birth planning.
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“Would Meditation Help with Depression and Anxiety?” – Dr. Gary Huber, Integrative Medicine Practitioner #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #DrGaryHuber #Depression #Anxiety #Stress #Meditation #IntegrativeMedicine #SDG3

Would Meditation Help with Depression and Anxiety?

Are you creating your own misery? Many of us struggle to keep up with the pace of modern living, leaving us feeling inadequate, anxious, and maybe even depressed. We want to blame this on something or someone but perhaps the answer lies closer… maybe even within. Is it possible that we have lost touch with our own true essence and artificially adopted an unhealthy agenda? We’ll explore the value of Heartfulness Meditation in reconnecting and mastering our own happiness as a solution.
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“Understanding Autism in Young Children” – Guy Shagar, CEO, Transforming Autism #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #GaryShagar #Autism #TransformingAutism #UnderstandingAutism #SDG3 #SDG4

Understanding Autism in Young Children

Gary Shagarproposes a radically different and empowering understanding of autism, based on his experience of bringing enormous changes in his own autistic son’s life. He will focus on that experience with his son, what he learned about autism and how to ensure the best possible outcomes for a child with autism (or, in fact, any child).
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“Mega-Biodiversity of India” – Dr. V. Ramakantha, Member of the Indian Forest Service #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #VRamakantha #Biodiversity #India #Conversation #SDG15

Mega-Biodiversity of India

We are in an era of mass extinction of species. Science and technology have been playing a crucial role in the recovery of several species that are on the verge of extinction. However, technological interventions alone are not sufficient, compassion ought to be the hallmark of conservation.
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“Nourishing Your Whole Self: 7 Steps to Holistic Healing with Food” – Dr. Deanna Minich Author and expert in Nutrition, and functional medicine #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #DeannaMinich #HealthyDiet #Nutrition #Food #HolisticHealing #SDG3, #nutrition #healthydiet

Nourishing Your Whole Self: 7 Steps to Holistic Healing with Food

Learn about the holistic healing power of food and how it connects to our whole self, including body, emotions, mood, mind, and spirit, based on ancient principles and modern medicine. Deanna Minich addresses seven ways you can get in touch with nourishing your whole self through your relationship with the foods you eat. You will learn to see food as a pathway to personal growth on many levels.
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“Kindfulness Is Life” – Revered Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, World-renowned Teacher and Meditation Master in the Kagyu and Nyingma Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #ChokyiNyimaRinpoche #Buddhism #TibetanBuddhism #Kindfulness #Mindfulness#SDG3,

Kindfulness is Life

Revered Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche shares his precious teaching, that the most valuable thing we human beings can learn and maybe change to practice and master is “Kindfulness,” and discusses ways to nurture this in our daily lives.
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“Finding Your Authentic Self” – Mutsa Samuel, Critical Thought Leader and Personal Growth Mentor. #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #MutsaSamuel #AuthenticSelf #Authenticity #SDG3

Finding Your Authentic Self

This Your Authentic Self (YAS) webinar focuses on the importance of finding and embracing your uniqueness and expressing it unapologetically. Authenticity is one’s highest form of existence and in finding it, you will know who you are, become more productive and ultimately achieve your goals.
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“What Is Cancer and How Can We Deal with It?” – by Samara Mahindra, Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist and Breast Cancer Recovery Trainer #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #SamaraMahindra#Holistic #Healing #Integratedhealing #Cancer #SDG3

What is Cancer, and How can we Deal with it?

“What is cancer, and how can we deal with it?”
The importance of understanding how cancer manifests in the body will give you the tools and resources to know how to deal with it. Topics covered include the breakdown of cancer and how it begins and progresses in the body, the two most important words when it comes to healing cancer: immunity and inflammation, what integrative healing and a holistic approach are, and how the mind, body and nutrition play a part.
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“Relationships: The Power of Opposites” – Dr. Ichak Adizes, Founder and President of the Adizes Institute and Thought Leader in Management Theory #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #IchakAdizes #AdizesInstitute #ManagementTheory #Relationships #SDG3

Relation​ships: The Power of Opposites

Have you considered the possibility that those differences that can seem so problematic may actually be the very things that produce the spice and passion that sustains, builds and enlivens relationships? In this webinar you’ll learn that you don’t need to panic if you experience conflict in your relationship. Dr. Adizes will show you why conflict is inevitable and how to use it to build a happy relationship at home and in the workplace.
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“Simple Mantra for Healthy Living” – Prof. Belle Monappa Hegde, Physician and Recipient, Padma Bhushan Award #PEARLwebinar #Heartfulness #Meditation #Mantras #HealthyLiving #HealthyLifesttyles #BelleMonappaHegde #SDG3

Simple Mantra for Healthy Living

Does science have all the answers for human illness? Is health and illness decided purely by our genes? Do genes decide how to evolve? There are theories that hypothesize otherwise and support recent scientific studies that allude that we are not just our genes. In the new world view, the human mind assumes special significance. In view of this new scientific awareness, the real environment for our healthy living and recovery from any illness is the human mind.
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