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New Earth Physiology – Activating the Vagus Nerve

New Earth Physiology – Activating the Vagus Nerve
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Earthing Sheets Connect Us to the Schumann Resonance | Earth Runners - Minimalist Earthing Shoes In 2007, a team of researchers from the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health ran a study and concluded the following, “The nature of the electromagnetic environments that most humans are now regularly exposed to has changed dramatically over the past century and often bears little resemblance to those created in Nature”. “In particular, the increased masking/shielding/insulation of individuals from beneficial types of natural electromagnetic phenomena, the presence of synthetic materials that can gain strong charge and increase exposures to inappropriate electric field levels and polarities have greatly altered the electromagnetic nature of the microenvironments many individuals usually occupy.” Here’s the problem. Living indoors disconnects us from our natural electric state & hinders our bodies ability to tell time. When we address the current health of the developing world, inflammation stands as the central health issue of our time. Listen to the neurosurgeon.

How to Easily Manage Your Online Subscriptions & Save Money Keeping track of our online subscriptions is something we know we should do, but don’t. The following tools will show exactly what you’re subscribed to, how much you’re spending, and prompt you to cancel subscriptions you no longer need. A year ago, I cancelled all of my unused online subscriptions, and downgraded those I didn’t use enough. Last week, I did the same thing, saving another $400 per year. To stop this happening again, I started looking for the best ways to manage my online subscriptions. 1. It’s likely that many of your monthly subscriptions are paid with PayPal. When your card expires, you only need to add the new card once to your PayPal account rather than to each service provider. You can set up push notifications in the PayPal app (iOS, Android) to alert you when payments are made. If you have subscriptions that can’t be paid via PayPal, some of the following tools will hopefully be of use. 2. The SubscriptMe scan detected around 80% of my recurring payments. 3. 4. 5.

Entheogens | Plant Rights | Kratom Forum | Shamanism Diabetes: Research shows promise in reversing Type 1 diabetes Preliminary experiments in a handful of people suggest that it might be possible to reverse Type 1 diabetes using an inexpensive vaccine to stop the immune system from attacking cells in the pancreas. Research in mice had already shown that the tuberculosis vaccine called BCG, prevents T cells from destroying insulin-secreting cells, allowing the pancreas to regenerate and begin producing insulin again, curing the disease. Now tests with very low doses of the vaccine in humans show transient increases in insulin production, researchers will report Sunday at a San Diego meeting of the American Diabetes Assn. The Massachusetts General Hospital team is now gearing up to use higher doses of the vaccine in larger numbers of people in an effort to increase and prolong the response. The findings contradict an essential paradigm of diabetes therapy — that once the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas have been destroyed, they are gone forever. To raise TNF levels, Dr.

What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital Stephanie Marohn with Malidoma Patrice SoméWaking Times The Shamanic View of Mental Illness In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. What those in the West view as mental illness, the Dagara people regard as “good news from the other world.” One of the things Dr. “I was so shocked. Another way to say this, which may make more sense to the Western mind, is that we in the West are not trained in how to deal or even taught to acknowledge the existence of psychic phenomena, the spiritual world. On the mental ward, Dr Somé saw a lot of “beings” hanging around the patients, “entities” that are invisible to most people but that shamans and psychics are able to see. In the Dagara tradition, the community helps the person reconcile the energies of both worlds–”the world of the spirit that he or she is merged with, and the village and community.” “The Western culture has consistently ignored the birth of the healer,” states Dr. Dr. Dr.

THE CYCLES OF CHAOS: DECONSTRUCTING INITIATION by Kalkinath & Vishvanath There appears to be some misunderstanding over what exactly the term 'initiation' means. Occasionally one bumps into people on the scene who term themselves as 'initiates' and seem to consider themselves somehow 'above' the rest of humanity. Particularly irritating are the self-styled 'initiates' who let drop teasing bits of obscure information and then refuse to explain any further because their audience are not 'initiates'. The term itself seems to crop up in a wide variety of contexts - people speak of being 'initiated' into groups, onto a particular path, or of initiating themselves. Some hold that 'initiation' is only valid if the person who confers it is part of a genuine tradition, others that it doesn't matter either way. Dictionary definitions of initiation allude to the act of beginning, or of setting in motion, or entry into something. What magical books often fail to emphasise is that initiation is a process. St. Stop.

Iboga Records The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya Frank Huguenard, Staff WriterWaking Times At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not only between our two physical nervous systems (our central and autonomic nervous systems) but also between our conscious minds and subconscious minds. As such, it also acts as a bridge between our gross bodies and our subtle bodies. And it’s a nerve probably 99% of the population have never heard of nor even have a clue where it’s located. Research indicates that a healthy vagus nerve is vital in experiencing empathy and fostering social bonding, and it is crucial to our ability to observe, perceive, and make complex decisions. Automated Habit Formation Our consciousness’s natural tendency is to compartmentalize tedious tasks so that the brain can focus on higher priority activities. Dr. Effect on Depression

The Erasure of Islam from the Poetry of Rumi A couple of years ago, when Coldplay’s Chris Martin was going through a divorce from the actress Gwyneth Paltrow and feeling down, a friend gave him a book to lift his spirits. It was a collection of poetry by Jalaluddin Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet, translated by Coleman Barks. “It kind of changed my life,” Martin said later, in an interview. A track from Coldplay’s most recent album features Barks reciting one of the poems: “This being human is a guest house / Every morning a new arrival / A joy, a depression, a meanness, / some momentary awareness comes / as an unexpected visitor.” Rumi has helped the spiritual journeys of other celebrities—Madonna, Tilda Swinton—some of whom similarly incorporated his work into theirs. The words that Martin featured on his album come from Rumi’s “Masnavi,” a six-book epic poem that he wrote toward the end of his life. Rumi was born in the early thirteenth century, in what is now Afghanistan. It’s verse of a very particular kind.

Entoptic Imagery and Altered States | Entheology.com Entoptic images are visual effects which originate within the visual processing system of the observer. The term ‘entoptic’ comes from the Greek for ‘within vision’, indicating that the images come from anywhere within the optic system, between the eye itself and the neural cortex where signals from the optic nerve are interpreted. Since it originates within the visual system, entoptic imagery can only be seen by the observer. For clarity, I would like to include a quick note on the definition of entoptic imagery. In their discussion of paleolithic cave imagery, Lewis-Williams and Dowson define entoptic imagery as visual experiences arising from anywhere within the optic system, which includes the eyes, the occipital lobe of the brain, and the many other portions of the neural cortex that process visual stimuli. Types of Entopic Images There are a variety of types of entoptic images which originate in different parts of the visual system. The Study of Entopic Imagery in Altered States

Mother Mary and Mary Magdalene via Natalie Glasson: Discussions on Supportive Steps to Dissolve Fear and Illness Mother Mary and Mary Magdalene: Discussions on Supportive Steps to Dissolve Fear and Illness, channeled by Natalie Glasson, October 17, 2014, Mother Mary : It is with the vibration of the 9th Ray of Light that I greet you today, bringing forth the brilliant colors and vibrations of a blue and green light, focused upon soul integration and exploration, as well as the merging of the heavens with the Earth – light with matter. Please allow me to dowse you in the blue and green light, permitting it to seep into your entire being. As the reality of the blue and green light of the 9th Ray surrounds you, let yourself breathe in the healing vibrations, wisdom and transformational shifts that this aspect of the Creator promotes. Soul integration with all aspects of your physical, emotional and mental bodies is essential in all periods of ascension, and yet it is at this stage it is vital. This is not to understand the mystic and sacred abilities individual to you.

People who think their opinions are superior to others are most prone to overestimating their relevant knowledge and ignoring chances to learn more By guest blogger Tom Stafford We all know someone who is convinced their opinion is better than everyone else’s on a topic – perhaps, even, that it is the only correct opinion to have. Maybe, on some topics, you are that person. No psychologist would be surprised that people who are convinced their beliefs are superior think they are better informed than others, but this fact leads to a follow on question: are people actually better informed on the topics for which they are convinced their opinion is superior? The researchers distinguish “belief superiority” from “belief confidence” (thinking your opinion is correct). The pair set out to find people who felt their beliefs on a variety of controversial political issues (things like terrorism and civil liberties, or wealth redistribution) were superior, and to check – using multiple choice quizzes – how well they were informed on the topics about which they held these superiority beliefs. Overall the research presents a mixed picture.

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