Meditation, Wellness and Genetics

Spirituality, Meditation, Mindfulness and Energy Healing

Meditation Alters Gene Expression

Meditative practices have significant positive effects on the mind–body system and can increase wellness and support the healing process from disease. Through gene expression profiling in circulating immune cells, meditative practices have a measurable positive effect at the molecular level, that can be seen as significant health benefits.

Fahri Saatcioglu, University of Oslo
Asian Journal of Psychiatry

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Meditation and Balancing Emotions

Spirituality, Meditation, Mindfulness and Energy Healing

Meditation Improves Emotional Regulation

Here’s a little science that supports the benefits of meditation on our emotional states.

According to recent scientific research:

Mindfulness meditation promotes metacognitive awareness, decreases rumination by disengaging from negatively repetitive mental activities, and enhances attention through gains in working memory; these cognitive gains, in turn, contribute to effective emotion regulation strategies.

Corcoran, Farb, Anderson & Segal
American Psychological Association

In laymen terms, what that means is meditation calms the mind and helps decrease negative thinking, which results in balancing out our emotions.

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Meditation and Slowing the Aging Process

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Meditation May Slow the Aging Process

If you happen to be a science buff and love scientific back up for your spiritual practices, here’s a little tidbit of info you might enjoy.

According to recent scientific research:

Long-term meditation practice is associated with long lasting changes in brain activity. Brain regions associated with attention, interoception and sensory processing were thicker in meditation participants than matched controls, including the prefrontal cortex and right anterior insula.

Between-group differences in prefrontal cortical thickness were most pronounced in older participants, suggesting that meditation might offset age-related cortical thinning.

Finally, the thickness of two regions correlated with meditation experience. These data provide the first structural evidence for experience-dependent cortical plasticity associated with meditation practice.

Multiple contributorsHarvard Medical School, MIT & Yale

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What Meditation Is and How to Meditate

Spirituality, Meditation, Mindfulness and Energy Healing

The following is an excerpt from my online course, Guided Meditation – The Ultimate Introduction for Beginners.

Deep relaxation is the foundation of all meditation.

What is Meditation?

Meditation is actually a natural state of mind that occurs twice daily in most people’s lives—right before falling asleep and right before waking up. That’s why mediation is commonly referred to the suspended dream state.

The definition for meditation that suits me best is this: The act of entering a deep state of relaxation with the intention of increasing awareness to reach higher aspects of living.

So keep in mind, the foundation of meditation is entering a deeply relaxed state of mind. When starting to learn mediation, it’s important to understand there are as many different types of mediation as there are people meditating.

You aren’t required to sit in a certain posture, chant a mantra, breathe in a particular fashion, or hold your hands in a certain way. As your meditation practice matures, your style will evolve with you.

Meditation is a Learned Skill

Meditation is a learned art form of doing nothing on a very deep level. It requires consistent practice over long periods of time. Some kind of daily practice is ideal, even if it’s only for a few minutes each day. The best way to practice regularly is to enjoy it.

Learning to meditate can be like learning to walk. At first you may need help and feel uncertain if you’re doing it right. You’re training your mind to behave differently, so it takes time.

However, it shouldn’t take long to start noticing the the tangible rewards and benefits in your health, relationships and finances. Practical results in your daily life will bring a sense of confidence to your practice. So pay attention to the results!

Synergy and Guided Meditation

Shared meditations can have a strong synergistic effect, especially in the early days of learning. When someone leads you through a guided meditation, it’s not uncommon for the results to be exponentially effective. That’s why courses like this one are a great way to get started.

The Theatrics of Meditation

When preparing to meditate, keep in mind it’s important to set the mood. Dim the lights, put on some soft music, add some pleasant aroma, situate yourself in a comfortable position, and make sure you won’t be disturbed. Remember, this is sacred self care time, so treat it as such.

FAQ’s

Where should I meditate?

It best to start meditating someplace that’s quiet and comfortable. It can be your bedroom, living room, or sunroom. Just make sure it’s someplace where you won’t be disturbed.

Also, make sure it’s in a place where you can sit or lie comfortably for the entire time. Make sure your back is straight. Many people can meditate very well in a reclining chair or on a couch.

When should I meditate?

Meditation can be done anytime, but for most people it’s easiest to do at the quietest times of day—usually the early morning and/or evening before sleeping.

How long should I meditate?

Quality time is better than quantity. That said, a good meditation time is between five and ten minutes, once or twice a day. It’s long-term consistency that reaps the greatest benefit. You’re training your brain to preform differently, so a little bit everyday is better than a lot every once in a while.

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I’m a leader in Meditation, Healing, Education and a three-time, award-winning author.  My mission is to assist people of all ages, in becoming the greatest version of who they are meant to be.

If you have any questions on spiritual growth, meditation or energy healing, please contact me.  I’ve been working in these worlds since 1991.  I’m here to help you out. That’s what I was born to do.

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Guided Meditations for Spiritual Awakening – Now Live!

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Hooray!  My latest Udemy online video course is now live!   It’s called Guided Meditations for Spiritual Awakening.  The meditations in this course will be taking meditation far beyond the realms of mere de-stressing and healing.

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I’m a leader in Meditation, Healing, Education and a three-time, award-winning author.  My mission is to assist people of all ages, in becoming the greatest version of who they are meant to be.

If you have any questions on spiritual growth, meditation or energy healing, please contact me.  I’ve been working in these worlds since 1991.  I’m here to help you out. That’s what I was born to do.

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A Meditation and Spiritual Satire – The Enlightenment of Moonbeam

Spirituality, Meditation,Mindfulness and Energy Healing

Do you suffer from taking meditation too seriously?  Me too but not today!  Read more…

About a year ago, I joined a meditation cult…ahhh…I mean…group.

One of the first members I met was a young woman named Moonbeam.  She was probably the sweetest one of the bunch.  Funny though, as sweet as she was, she sure went through the boyfriends.  You’d think one might stick.  She always had some new John with her at the meditations.  After they came once or twice and got introduced around, they’d vanished like incense in the wind.  ‘Beamer even tried to put the nuzzle on me once but I shot that down in a hurry.

Moonbeam was also a former devout follower of the cosmic channel Izzerah, until just before I met her.  She lived in their commune, ate with them, worked with them—the whole nine yards.  When I met her, she still wore an assortment of Izzerah apparel: beads, patchouli perfume, flowing gowns, big hats, etc.

Apparently, Izzerah could channel the Paladeians all the way up to the 13th level.  According to Moonbeam, that had never been done by someone in human form before.

Moonbeam said, The Paladeians were using Izzerah to convey encrypted messages to the human subconscious, to aid us in our rapid and timely evolution.

That was pretty heady stuff for me.  When she tried to explain it in detail, I didn’t get it at all.  There was way too much inner circle lingo.  However, with a little patience on Moonbeam’s part, I was able to scratch out a paraphrased version of what Izzerah channeled.

In order for humans to unlock the encrypted messages for their future development, they must ascend the different levels of the Paladeians.  However, Paladeians only communicate in symbols and numbers.  To attain entrance into the mystical Paladeian realm, humans must have a personal, sacred number code.  That number must be an expression of human duality from the Four Sacred Directions.

That sent everyone into a tizzy and put them to scratching their heads.  The co-leader, accountant and scribe of the Izzerah movement was a guy named Joey.  It just so happened he was also Izzerah’s boyfriend.  He was a crackerjack with numbers, sacred geometry, and so forth.  He was able compute an exponential correlation between the Paladeian communication and ancient symbolism, to arrive at the message the Paladeians were attempting to convey.  It was very complex and most of Izzerah’s faithful didn’t understand it at all.  They had to take it on faith from Joey.

Here’s a watered down translation:

Duality = 2, Four Directions = 4.  Multiply 2, four times!  2 x 2 x 2 x 2 = 16.  It was a 16 digit number code to get them into the Paladeian realm.  Joey was able to render a solution based on pure mathematical genius.  Utterly awe inspiring!

After that masterful quantification, Joey innocently chirped in, But how will everyone come up with their own 16 digit code?

Think…ponder…contemplate.  He looked around rather sheepishly to see if anyone would take the bait.  That’s when the intuitive insight of Moonbeam came shining though and saved the day for everybody!

I know, she said, Let’s use our Visa card numbers.

Wham!  Fish On.

That’s when Joey moved in to set the hook.  All anyone had to do to move up a level in the Paladeians realm was to chant the sacred Visa number (along with expiration date and security code).  Downright brilliant, not to mention practical.

Not long after Joey’s brilliant decryption of the Paladeian message, Izzerah received revelation from On High to move the entire operation to the Caiman Islands.

Moonbeam was devastated at first.  She couldn’t believe the Paladeians would just pull the plug.  However, she knew it was in alignment with a higher order.  Plus, her spiritual life usually worked out that way anyhow.

Nevertheless, those Paladeians must have done something for Moonbeam because she was the most grounded, peaceful and loving soul out of everyone at the meditation cult…ahhh…I mean…group.

Even though she was new to the group, everyone surmised she would be next in line to graduate into the inner circle (especially if she kept her glazed-over, puppy dog eyes on the leader, Canoodle-ji).

Furthermore, as Divine intervention would have it, Hal gave Moonbeam her job back at the ShopMart.  She also picked up a few extra hours at Edna’s Crystal Emporium and Used Bookstore.  That helped fill in the moon-sized crater the Paladeians left in her financial plan.  All as a part of God’s Will, in resonance with the 13 levels, of course.

Moonbeam still stays in contact with Izzerah and Joey.  She heard from them not too long ago.  It sounded like they were doing quite well.  Here’s a copy of the postcard hanging on Moonbeam’s fridge…

My Blessed Moonbeam,

Joey and I are settling into Paradise beautifully and the development of the Paladeian compound “Blington” is well under way.  All of our needs are graciously being fulfilled in accordance with Divine Abundance, including transportation! (See below).  Our hearts rejoice at your beloved support and commitment to a better world…for us.  😉  

Please don’t forget our upcoming webcast on Friday the 19th at 8pm EDT.  We’re so excited.  The Paladeians will be opening the 14th level of Utopia for the first time!  We are truly in remarkable times.  Just log on with your sacred 16-digit code.

With Blessings,

Izzerah and Joey

PS.  We invite you to visit our new website at:  http://www.$$$izzerah$$$.com

We’re excited to announce our new line of Izzerah designer apparel, for the truly enlightened.

T&J with Chopper

 

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I’m a leader in Meditation, Healing, Education and a three-time, award-winning author.  My mission is to assist people of all ages, in becoming the greatest version of who they are meant to be.

If you have any questions on spiritual growth, meditation or energy healing, please contact me.  I’ve been working in these worlds since 1991.  I’m here to help you out. That’s what I was born to do.

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What is a Spiritual Awakening?

Spirituality, Meditation, Mindfulness and Energy Healing

The following is an excerpt from my online course, Guided Meditations for Spiritual Awakening. Releases July 30, 2018.

Meditation Goes to a Whole New Level

In my previous courses, I’ve introduced meditation as a tool for relaxation and healing, which it is.  However, now I’d like to introduce meditation as a means to spiritual awakening.

This is where meditation can create experiences that are incredible, wild, unpredictable, surreal, outlandish, magical, miraculous, and flat-out fun!  This is where meditation comes alive.  And for me, that’s what it’s all about.

What is a Spiritual Awakening?

Historically, a spiritual awakening refers to a shift in consciousness, or an awakening to an awareness of reality, which has been previously unrealized. Often, the results lead to the recognition of oneness with all that is.

The essence of that oneness, which binds us all together, is a form of universal energy. That energy can be experienced and integrated into our being.

Spiritual Awakening Is an Event

What does that actually mean? It means your life has just changed … big time.

What you’ve experienced will allow you to see the world as you’ve never seen it before. Your perception of what life is and how the world functions will expand into vast new realms and possibilities, that stretch far beyond the physical world. Life can get very dynamic and exciting.

You may have visions or exceptional sensory experiences. A spiritual awakening may also go on for a period of time. But whatever the circumstance, you are getting re-wired to connect with a highly intelligent energy presence that is much larger than you are. You will not be the same person afterward. You’ll be even better.

Spiritual Awakening Is Personal

There are as many different ways to experience a spiritual awakening as there are people experiencing them. Each one is tailored by a higher intelligence to optimize whatever experience is needed. Plus, it can happen more than once in a lifetime. One thing is for sure, it won’t be boring.

Disclaimer – Neither of Us can Make a Spiritual Awakening Happen

Spiritual awakenings are born of a higher intelligence. Call it God, the Divine, the Universe, Collective Consciousness, or whatever you want  It is this presence that makes it all happen. All we can do is set the vibrational stage. However, here are a few tricks that have withstood the test of time.

Desire

If you want a spiritual awakening to happen and take some action, it will. The energy in charge will answer your prayers, in it’s own time and in its own way.

Remember, it’ all about personal growth, so be willing to make some effort. You may have some healing or maturing to do. Also, keep in the back of your mind, it won’t happen the way you think it will.

Meditation

Meditation creates a bio-chemical change in the brain that’s very healthy. It  also paves the way for a spiritual awakening, by aligning your personal energy with the energy that makes it happen. Meditation works as a divine invitation to that source, set by the tone of dissolving your own inner resistance.

The Living of Virtues

Virtues are human behavior qualities that boost the experience of life.  They are portals that raise personal vibration

Like meditation, when virtues are put into action, they set the energetic stage for a spiritual awakening.  Virtues we’ll be focusing on in this course will include compassion, self-acceptance / self-forgiveness, forgiveness and gratitude.

What are Some Results from a Spiritual Awakening?

As I mentioned before, a spiritual awakening will be an event you will not likely forget. Below are a few things that may happen after the spiritual in has occurred.

  • You feel like something has happened inside of you
  • Your life goes through a significant change
  • Synchronisities and coincidences happen regularly
  • You long for connection and meaning
  • You want to know who you are
  • you start to experience more subtle energies
  • Your sensitivity increases
  • Creativity increases
  • New people with similar Interests start to show up
  • Frequent experiences of deep peace and calm
  • Unexpected feelings of happiness, joy and bliss
  • Feeling connected to nature and All of life
  • Relationships improve
  • You Lose interest in fear, judgement and conflict
  • Inhibitions are released
  • Intuition and psychic abilities sharpen
  • Awareness increases, sensing of energy is activated
  • Life has more meaning and purpose
  • A desire to contribute emerges, you want to give
  • Well-being increases (physical, financial, emotional and spiritual)
  • Healing can intensely accelerate
  • Life gets more interesting, exciting and fun
  • Prayers get answered
  • Problems start to improve by themselves
  • Living is more effortless, things flow
  • Abundance radiates, Your needs are taken care
  • Miracles happen

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I’m a leader in Meditation, Healing, Education and a three-time, award-winning author.  My mission is to assist people of all ages, in becoming the greatest version of who they are meant to be.

If you have any questions on spiritual growth, meditation or energy healing, please contact me.  I’ve been working in these worlds since 1991.  I’m here to help you out. That’s what I was born to do.

In thanks for reading my blog, I’d like to offer you a few great deals!

Pick up a FREE 3-minute meditation audio

Check out my online courses at 40% off for my readers

Guided Meditation – The Ultimate Introduction for Beginners

Guided Meditations for Stress, Anger, Anxiety, and Distraction

Also, don’t forget

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