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Scientific Proof Our Minds Are All Connected. New Research Proves That Not Only Does Meditation Calm You Down, It Actually Alters Your Brain. By Caitlin White 11/29/2014 Many people swear by meditation and mindfulness exercises as a way to increase happiness and peacefulness, but now Harvard researchers have discovered that these exercises might also increase growth of the brain’s gray matter and have measurable changes upon brain areas that are associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress.

New Research Proves That Not Only Does Meditation Calm You Down, It Actually Alters Your Brain

The study will be published in next January’s issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, but the Harvard-affiliated research team at Massachusetts General Hospital already reported their findings about the meditation-produced changes in the brain’s gray matter. “Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,” said one of the study’s senior author Sara Lazar.

Have you ever tried meditation to calm yourself down? Proof That Consciousness Creates Reality: Welcome To The Matrix. By Steven Bancarz| Does consciousness create the material world?

Proof That Consciousness Creates Reality: Welcome To The Matrix

Before we answer this question, it’s important to first go into what the material world is actually composed of at a fundamental level. “Reality” is not simply made of tiny physical pieces, like a bunch of marbles or tiny little bowling balls. Molecules are made out of atoms, and atoms are made out of subatomic particles such as protons and electrons which are 99.99999% empty space and electrical spin. These are then made out of quarks, which then are a part of a Superstring field which consists of vibrating strings that give rise to fundamental particles based on the nature of their vibration.

How Mind Changes Genes through Meditation. ISIS Report 21/05/14 The mind-body divide has been breached in conventional Western medicine thanks to new research findings in molecular genetics that not only bridges mind and body but also East and West Dr Mae-Wan Ho A fully referenced version of this article is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here Please circulate widely and repost, but you must give the URL of the original and preserve all the links back to articles on our website.

How Mind Changes Genes through Meditation

If you find this report useful, please support ISIS by subscribing to our magazine Science in Society, and encourage your friends to do so. Neuroscience Student Shows How Meditation Can Vanquish Mental Disorders. Can mindfulness practice (meditation) help vanquish mental disorders?

Neuroscience Student Shows How Meditation Can Vanquish Mental Disorders

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 7.7 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – approximately 3.3% of the US population when combined. Of these, approximately 40% of the individuals with schizophrenia and 51% of those with bipolar are untreated in any given year, but with the new studies being presented by Juan Santoyo and his peers, there could be strong scientific proof that meditation could help even the most debilitating psychological disorders. Juan Santoyo is studying neuro and contemplative sciences, and he isn’t doing it ‘just to tickle his fancy,’ but to solve the real problem of mental disorders in our society.

He presented his findings at the 12th Annual International Scientific Conference of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Mindful Meditation. Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Used in Humans. Tapping directly into someone’s brain in order to share thoughts isn’t just for Spock anymore.

Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Used in Humans

An international team of researchers were able to replicate the Vulcan Mind Meld by creating a device that allows two people to share information through thought. The researchers tested the technology by separating the users over 8,000 km (5,000 mi) apart—with one user in France and the other in India. The paper has been published in PLOS ONE.

"We wanted to find out if one could communicate directly between two people by reading out the brain activity from one person and injecting brain activity into the second person, and do so across great physical distances by leveraging existing communication pathways," co-author Alvaro Pascual-Leone said in a press release. Do viruses make us smarter? Endogenous retroviruses in neural progenitor cells. A new study from Lund University in Sweden indicates that inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.

Do viruses make us smarter? Endogenous retroviruses in neural progenitor cells

Researchers have long been aware that endogenous retroviruses constitute around five per cent of our DNA. For many years, they were considered junk DNA of no real use, a side-effect of our evolutionary journey. In the current study, Johan Jakobsson and his colleagues show that retroviruses seem to play a central role in the basic functions of the brain, more specifically in the regulation of which genes are to be expressed, and when. The findings indicate that, over the course of evolution, the viruses took an increasingly firm hold on the steering wheel in our cellular machinery. The reason the viruses are activated specifically in the brain is probably due to the fact that tumours cannot form in nerve cells, unlike in other tissues.

Why People Fail to See The Aura and How to Learn to See It. Digg HJ: Learning to see the Aura is like riding a bike — it takes skill and practice that is developed through trial and error.

Why People Fail to See The Aura and How to Learn to See It

It may be a bit more frustrating and slightly less exhilarating, but certainly no less useful. Imagine being able to get an instant visual read on anyone or anything that comes into your field of view — after learning to understand what the various colors and patterns represented, it would open up an entirely new field of perception that could be highly useful for any number of things. Surely it is worth the effort involved. Although we all have the ability, very few learn to use it in any significant way, which is an interesting reflection. How Our Thoughts Control Our DNA. By Bruce H.

How Our Thoughts Control Our DNA

Lipton Ph.D Guest Writer for Wake Up World The common idea that DNA determines so much of who we are — not only our eye or hair color, for example, but also our addictions, disorders, or susceptibility to cancer — is a misconception. This concept “says you are less powerful than your genes. Emotional Energetic Healing: The Future of Medicine is Here. 5th June 2015 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World “Everything is energy.” ~ Albert Einstein.

Emotional Energetic Healing: The Future of Medicine is Here

The Illusion Of Matter: Our Physical Reality Isn’t Really Physical At All. Niels Bohr, a Danish Physicist who made significant contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory once said: “if quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.”

The Illusion Of Matter: Our Physical Reality Isn’t Really Physical At All

Quantum physics has left scientists all over the world baffled, especially with the discovery that our physical material reality, isn’t really physical at all. 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul. January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. " It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives.

If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health. If you like the experience, you can also seek out professional art therapy treatment in your area. Emotions Deal with emotions like anger and sadness through these helpful exercises.

Draw or paint your emotions. The Science Of Auras & Energy. Kirlian photography is an amazing technique for creating print photographs that essentially show an objects aura! The discoverer of this technique, Seymond Kirlian was a Russian electrician and maintenance man at his local hospital. In 1939 he constructed an unusual device that places a sheet photographic film on top of a metal discharge plate that uses high voltage to create an exposure of an image. The first thing he photographed was his own hand! When he developed the picture, he saw a glow emanating from his finger tips. Higher Density Blog. In5D.com. By now, pretty much all of us know and accept that meditation provides a plethora of benefits, including reduced tension and stress and improved focus and concentration.

However, how and why meditation does this has long remained unknown—until now! Harvard University scientists have published the results of an 8-week study that used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to examine the effects of meditation on the brain. Participants in the study practiced forms of mindfulness meditation every day for approximately 30 minutes. Scientific Proof Thoughts & Intentions Create Physical Reality and How Advertisers Exploit This. Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest Waking Times Any reputable scientific experiment should be replicable under similar conditions. When Dr. Masaru Emoto proved that thoughts and intentions create reality, the experiment has been replicated numerous times with similar results. The bottom line is that the words we use, in conjunction with the intent behind them and the emotion we are feeling while saying these words, will conclusively shape the reality around us.

DNA molecules can 'teleport', Nobel Prize winner claims. Scientists Selectively Erase And Restore Memories. How "SuperAger" Brains Are Different Than Everyone Else's. How brain waves guide memory formation. Smile Into Your Organs: Awesome Variations on Meditation. Meditation is simply the training of the mind. How to Keep Yourself Energetically Clear, Balanced and Centered All Day Long. Posted by admin on June 15, 2014. 5 Questions to Ask Yourself about Why you are Here. 35 Must-Read Spiritual Books You’ve Never Heard Of. Scientific Proof Thoughts & Intentions Create Physical Reality and How Advertisers Exploit This.

NEGATIVE ENERGY CLEANSING. The SECRET for Undetectable Mind Control. Unless you understand how reality is manifested, your destiny and the destiny of the planet will be in the hands of the ruling elite who do understand it. “Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth, because they don't want their illusions destroyed.” -Friedrich Nietzsche. The Effect of External Energies in Your Space.

How to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions.