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The Mind-Body Connection – Health is a State of Mind!
by Tad James

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In the past 5 years, there is exciting news in the field of disease. Old concepts on the nature of consciousness, and on the nature of the body are changing. We have been using many of these concepts in Time Line Therapy™ for some time now, and many of these concepts are new. Let me warn you in advance, that this article may change your viewpoint about your mind and your body. It has a potential to be controversial. This change in the structure of our belief systems is necessary to affect a change in the way we assist people in healing themselves and others.

Some of the more exciting conceptual work on the healing process has been done by a medical doctor in Massachusetts. Deepak Chopra is one of the new breed of health care practitioners who is speaking out, and in a way that will change how we view the mind and the body. Chopra's credentials are impressive. He is an endocrinologist, and former chief of staff of the New England Memorial Hospital in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Chopra calls himself a quantum biologist, which means the application of quantum physics to biology. He says that the body is a quantum mechanical device, and that it is subject to the laws of quantum physics and not Newtonian physics. If you aren't aware of the meaning of these terms yet, please take every means to find out.

In Quantum Healing, 1986, Chopra gave us a new paradigm for how the body handles its own rejuvenation processes. How often does the body renew itself? Older wisdom had it pegged at around seven years. Chopra has revised that estimate downward to roughly one year (approximately 98% totally renewed). Based on the estimates of quantum biology, you have a brand new stomach lining every 4 days, new skin every 30 days, a new liver in 6 weeks, even the skeleton is replaced every three months. These concepts are vital as we structure the metaphors for treatment while we work with our clients in the healing process.

Another of the more important notions of quantum biology is that consciousness is not localized to any one place. Is there any evidence for this?

Neuropeptides: Twenty years ago a group of scientists discovered in the brain, a set of chemicals known as neuropeptides. Neuro because they are found in the brain, and peptides because they are protein like molecules. So every time you have a thought or a feeling, a desire, an instinct, or a drive, each of these affects our nervous system by means of specific messenger molecules called neuropeptides.

There are receptors to these neuropeptides not only in brain cells but also in cells of the immune system. So when the scientists began looking at the various immune system cells that protect us from cancer and infection (t-cells, for example), they found that there were receptors to these same neuropeptides in those cells. In fact, the word neuropeptide became obsolete, because they're not confined to the brain. They are floating around in the bloodstream and going to all our different organs. Since there are receptors to these neuropeptides in cells in the immune system, then it becomes obvious that, as Chopra says, "The immune system is constantly eavesdropping on our internal dialog." In NLP we would add the following comment, "The immune system is constantly responding to the pictures, sounds, feelings, smells, tastes, and the internal dialog that we hold in our mind."

The Unconscious Mind: Since the unconscious mind (also known as the "body mind") is the controlling intelligence in the body, it is also the connection between the mind and the immune system. One of the major theories of Time Line Therapy™, NLP, and Hypnosis is that the unconscious mind can communicate with any part of the body at any time it so desires, and can, in this way, stimulate the healing process. It seems that there is, in fact, neurological evidence for this idea.

Every thought, every emotion, every desire, every internal representation you have is monitored, overheard, viewed. Your immune system is watching, listening, feeling! It has been shown that grieving people have grieving immune cells. If the grieving goes on for a prolonged period of time, then the immune system has also the self talk of, "Leave me alone, I don't want to be bothered." Such people are, according to Chopra, susceptible to cancer and other infectious diseases.

That is why it's so important to understand that negative emotions which are trapped in the body are not conducive to health, and why we release all of a person's negative emotions when we do healing processes in Time Line Therapy™ techniques.

The Significant Emotional Experience: Many mental and physical diseases are preceded by a significant emotional experience (SEE) of a negative nature which may appear in the person's recent past, or even further in the past, such as during childhood. If negative, and depending on the intensity, the SEE has the potential to create or be the source of some emotional, mental or even physical disease occurring in the body.

Let's define some terms so that we are speaking the same language: (I borrow the notion of an SEE from the sociologist Dr. Morris Massey, in the book The People Puzzle.) First event means the very first time that an experience happens, or the root cause of a first event occurring (this is also called root cause). Significant emotional experience is any major, fully associated, highly charged emotional event wherever it occurs. Emotional chain is the process that the unconscious mind uses to connect experiences of a similar nature. (The term used in Time Line Therapy and The Basis of Personality [1988, Tad James, M.S., Ph.D.] is gestalt which means a collection of memories around a certain subject.)

The potential of a negative SEE to create disease is based on the trapped emotions which remain in the memory because they are stored in the body. The work of Dr. Paul Goodwin, a neural physicist at Alaska Pacific University, implies that the trapped emotions in the body have the possibility of creating functional (software, non-physical) boundaries which can impede the flow of nerve information through the neural network pathways.

Testing Memories for Negative Emotions: You can tell if there are still any negative emotions in one of your past memories by going back to that memory, and remembering what happened looking through your own eyes. (Warning: Do not try this with memories which contain trauma or phobia.) If, as you remember the memory, you feel any negative emotions in your body, then there is a negative emotional content to the memory, and there is trapped emotion in your body. The trapped negative emotion, if you feel it, is the basis for disease

Getting Rid of the Negative Emotions: Now, other than disease, why get rid of negative emotions which are trapped in one's body? Well, for example, imagine a salesperson, (s)he has a dream, (s)he's well trained, knows how to sell, and (s)he wants to make more money. But every time (s)he goes to close the sale, fear comes up. That salesperson is not going to do his or her best. Certainly the closing ratio will not be as high as it could be without the fear.

Now imagine that same salesperson without the fear. Which one do you thing will do better? Of course, the second one.

Or in a relationship, perhaps you once got hurt, and so you said, "I'm never going to let that happen to me again." So every time you get to a certain point in the relationship you begin to feel those old negative feelings, and so you end the relationship. More importantly, each relationship ends in exactly the same way each time. You may not even remember the source of the negative feelings, but at a certain point there they are, and the relationship ends.

Now imagine being without those negative emotions, do you think that it would improve the relationship? Of course.

Obviously, the creation of disease requires more trapped negative emotions than those in the situations we've just discussed. However, the process is the same--the unconscious mind represses (to whatever extent it needs to) memories with unresolved negative emotions. It does this for the "sanity" of the conscious mind. Since the unconscious mind does repress the memories with the negative emotions in them, the emotions get stuck in the body and aren't released.

Time Line Therapy has the potential of releasing the trapped emotion in memories in a very short period of time. In fact, we usually release most of a person's negative emotions in the Secret of Creating Your Future® Seminars which we give all over the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia. My experience with the now thousands of people of all walks of life is that it is possible to release all of a person's negative emotions from past memories in as little as five hours. That release of negative emotions has a profound effect on the person.

This happened to one of the students in a recent Secret of "Creating Your Future" Seminar. After the seminar, I learned she had been severely abused as a child and had, for most of her life, been depressed. At times she was also suicidal. She had visited psychologists and psychiatrists on and off for most of her life.

During the seminar, she paid close attention to releasing her major negative emotions, including sadness and depression, the trauma from the abuse and a number of her limiting decisions from the past. Her experience after the weekend was that she was no longer able to access the feelings of depression. In fact, when I saw her two weeks later, she came running up to me and said, "Do you know I haven't been depressed for the last two weeks, at all? And do you know what else, I seem to be laughing for no reason at all!"

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Reduce stress & release negative emotions to prevent disease.
Is it essential to release negative emotions for optimum health?
A traditional view, still held by many scientists, is that the immune system is autonomous...that it is self-regulatory and functions separate and independent from the rest of the body. With the increasing focus on the relatively new science of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) these old views are becoming less legitimate.

Dr. Robert Ader, director of the division of behavioural and psychosocial medicine at New York's University of Rochester first coined the term Psychoneuroimmunology back in 1975.

Psychoneuroimmunology is the scientific field of study investigating the link between bi-directional communications among the nervous system, the endocrine (hormone) system, and the immune system and the implications of these linkages for physical health.

Thus, old concepts on the nature of consciousness, and on the nature of the body are changing. Some of the more exciting conceptual work on the healing process has been done by a medical doctor in Massachusetts. Deepak Chopra is one of the new breed of health care practitioners who is speaking out, and in a way that will change how we view the mind and the body.

Chopra's credentials are impressive. He is an endocrinologist, and former chief of staff of the New England Memorial Hospital in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Chopra calls himself a quantum biologist, which means the application of quantum physics to biology. He says that the body is a quantum mechanical device, and that it is subject to the laws of quantum physics and not Newtonian physics.

The more important notions of quantum biology is that consciousness is not localized to any one place. Twenty years ago a group of scientists discovered in the brain, a set of chemicals known as neuropeptides. Neuro because they are found in the brain, and peptides because they are protein like molecules. So every time you have a thought or a feeling, a desire, an instinct, or a drive, each of these affects our nervous system by means of specific messenger molecules called neuropeptides.

There are receptors to these neuropeptides not only in brain cells but also in cells of the immune system. So when the scientists began looking at the various immune system cells that protect us from cancer and infection (t-cells, for example), they found that there were receptors to these same neuropeptides in those cells. In fact, the word neuropeptide became obsolete, because they're not confined to the brain. They are floating around in the bloodstream and going to all our different organs.

Since there are receptors to these neuropeptides in cells in the immune system, then it becomes obvious that, as Dr Chopra says, "The immune system is constantly eavesdropping on our internal dialog." In NLP we would add the following comment, "The immune system is constantly responding to the pictures, sounds, feelings, smells, tastes, and the internal dialog that we hold in our mind."

Since the unconscious mind (also known as the "body mind") is the controlling intelligence in the body, it is also the connection between the mind and the immune system. One of the major theories of NLP, and Hypnosis is that the unconscious mind can communicate with any part of the body at any time it so desires, and can, in this way, stimulate the healing process. It seems that there is, in fact, neurological evidence for this idea.

Every thought, every emotion, every desire, every internal representation you have is monitored, overheard, viewed. Your immune system is watching, listening, feeling! It has been shown that grieving people have grieving immune cells. If the grieving goes on for a prolonged period of time, then the immune system has also the self talk of, "Leave me alone, I don't want to be bothered." Such people are, according to Dr Chopra, susceptible to cancer and other infectious diseases.

That is why it's so important to understand that negative emotions which are trapped in the body are not conducive to health, and why there is a need to release all of a person's negative emotions within a healing processes. This is why I combine NLP, Hypnotheapy and Energy Healing.

Dr Lipton's The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles has great information on this subject. Dr. Lipton's profoundly hopeful synthesis of the latest and best research in cell biology and quantum physics is being hailed as a major breakthrough showing that our bodies can be changed as we retrain our thinking.

Many mental and physical dis-eases are preceded by a significant emotional experience (SEE) of a negative nature which may appear in the person's recent past, or even further in the past, such as during childhood. If negative, and depending on the intensity, the SEE has the potential to create or be the source of some emotional, mental or even physical dis-ease occurring in the body.

Let's define some terms so that we are speaking the same language. The notion of an SEE comes from the sociologist Dr. Morris Massey, in the book The People Puzzle. First event means the very first time that an experience happens, or the root cause of a first event occurring. Significant emotional experience is any major, fully associated, highly charged emotional event wherever it occurs. Emotional chain is the process that the unconscious mind uses to connect experiences of a similar nature. The term used is "gestalt" which means a collection of memories around a certain subject.

The potential of a negative SEE to create dis-ease is based on the trapped emotions which remain in the memory because they are stored in the body. The work of Dr. Paul Goodwin, a neural physicist at Alaska Pacific University, implies that the trapped emotions in the body have the possibility of creating functional (software, non-physical) boundaries which can impede the flow of nerve information through the neural network pathways.

You can tell if there are still any negative emotions in one of your past memories by going back to that memory, and remembering what happened looking through your own eyes. (Warning: Do not try this with memories which contain trauma or phobia.) If, as you remember the memory, you feel any negative emotions in your body, then there is a negative emotional content to the memory, and there is trapped emotion in your body. The trapped negative emotion, if you feel it, is the basis for dis-ease.

Now, other than dis-ease, why get rid of negative emotions which are trapped in one's body? Well, for example, imagine a salesperson, who has a dream, they are well trained and knows how to sell, and wants to make more money. But every time that salesperson goes to close the sale, fear comes up. That salesperson is not going to do his or her best. Certainly the closing ratio will not be as high as it could be without the fear. Now imagine that same salesperson without the fear. Which one do you thing will do better?

Or in a relationship, perhaps you once got hurt, and so you said, "I'm never going to let that happen to me again." So every time you get to a certain point in the relationship you begin to feel those old negative feelings, and so you end the relationship. More importantly, each relationship ends in exactly the same way each time. You may not even remember the source of the negative feelings, but at a certain point there they are, and the relationship ends. Now imagine being without those negative emotions, do you think that it would improve the relationship?

Obviously, the creation of dis-ease requires more trapped negative emotions than those in the situations we've just discussed. However, the process is the same...the unconscious mind represses (to whatever extent it needs to) memories with unresolved negative emotions. It does this for the "sanity" of the conscious mind. Since the unconscious mind does repress the memories with the negative emotions in them, the emotions get stuck in the body and aren't released.

New science shows it is essential to release negative emotions for optimal health. NLP, Hypnosis, and Energy Healing are exceptional tools for doing just that.

http://www.red-spirit-energy-healing.com/release-negative-emotions.html


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Quantum Physics Demystifies The Process Of Manifestation

What exactly is Quantum Physics? Quantum physics is simply a science that studies and explains how everything in our world comes into existence starting from the physical aspect of the events, conditions, and circumstances of everything in the Universe and breaking them down into their most basic form, attempting to discover the Source from where they are derived from.

Whether or not you may currently be aware, Quantum Physics, Spirituality, your thoughts, emotions, and success or lack of success in life are ALL closely intertwined or interconnected. In fact as modern day quantum physics has discovered, they're much more interconnected than you may realize.

Unless you have been exposed to physics at some point, just the mention of Quantum Physics may seem a bit overwhelming to many, but it's really not as intimidating or hard to understand as you may think. In fact, as you will soon discover it is your thoughts and beliefs concerning Quantum Physics that makes it easy or difficult to understand. If that statement seems a little puzzling at this point, rest assured, it won't be once you've finished reading this article and develop a deeper understanding of how it is that Quantum Physics more specifically Quantum Mechanics determines the outcomes in your life and the world around you.

Although Quantum Physics can appear to be a bit complex on the surface, for many, just developing a basic understanding of Quantum Mechanics will prove to solidify what is already known at some level of your awareness with regard to how the various events, conditions, and circumstances of your day to day life come into being.

Regardless of your current religious preference (or lack of) or level of scientific knowledge, these basics concerning Quantum Physics will enable you to construct the necessary solid foundation of "awareness" for beginning to build and experience your life consciously and purposefully in a way that you desire.

For me personally, familiarizing myself with Quantum Physics played a MAJOR role in enabling me to better understand how and why various "growth lessons" that I had experienced earlier in life really happened which resulted in developing a much deeper and stronger "Belief" or "Faith" in my own personal ability to begin consciously creating the events, conditions and circumstances that I desired.

Having begun my search for deeper meaning and understanding many years ago, seeking answers to some of the seemingly complex and unanswerable questions pertaining to life in general, I began that search in structured religion, then after a time discovering Spirituality (yes there is a difference) and finally discovering and exploring Quantum Physics. I can assure you from a deep "inner knowing" that each is intricately tied together and developing an understanding of all of them will arm you with an unshakable faith capable of manifesting dramatic and in many cases seemingly miraculous life changes.

In fact I can say without any apprehension that Quantum Physics has proven to be the "icing on the cake" and one of the greatest and most important discoveries that I have EVER made in relation to enhancing my overall awareness and solidifying my belief concerning what the most enlightened spiritual teachers have taught for thousands of years, which proved to deepen my understanding and greatly enhance all that I had gained looking for meaningful answers during my spiritual quest.

So in the simplest and most down to earth way that I can, with the hope that a basic understanding of Quantum Physics will assist you in the same way, I'll convey what Quantum Physics has discovered to you, in a way that is easy to understand and digest.

Through this newfound understanding I hope that you too can fully grasp and develop the awareness of the vitally important and crucial role that discoveries made as a result of and through Quantum Physics play in relation to YOUR life experience and the physical outcomes that happen as a result.

Let's begin with....

The Basics Of Quantum Physics

Although it's not necessary to have a deep understanding of Quantum Physics, a basic understanding will assist you greatly in establishing the belief (faith) of how your life unfolds and as a result enable you to further develop your ability to quickly and dramatically improve the overall quality of your life whether physically, financially, relationally, emotionally or spiritually.

At the conclusion of this article you will have developed a much deeper understanding as to how discoveries made through Quantum Physics can and do play an ENORMOUS role in shaping each and every event, condition and circumstance that YOU experience in YOUR personal life, and what you can begin to do immediately to begin consciously and purposefully use what you discover to enhance your own quality of life.

First, let's take a look at what quantum physics is...

What Is Quantum Physics?

Quantum Physics is the study of how, what and why everything that makes up the universe as well as everything in it, both the seen as well as the unseen, is derived. It is a detailed study of what is known as Quantum Mechanics which determines how EVERYTHING in the cosmos has come to exist beginning at the atomic and sub-atomic levels. More simply put, it is an in depth study of the building blocks of the Universe. Basically what Quantum Physics consists of is analyzing things that are experienced in life in various forms and tracing them back to where they originated and were derived from which as you will soon discover is from pure energy.

As most everyone discovered in elementary school, everything that you can see in the physical world is made up of molecules.

Quantum Physics goes a few steps beyond molecules and has taken these tiny little wonders and broken them down even further and developed the ability to study the various things that make them up which are known as atoms which when broken down and analyzed further are made up of consist of various sub-atomic particles.

Here's a simple breakdown beginning with molecules....

The next step down from a molecule is an atom. The next step down from an atom are subatomic particles which consist of Photons, Leptons, Electrons, Neutrons, Quarks, etc.

At this point, this is as far as Quantum Physics has been able to go, to the subatomic level. Although there is much more to discover, you'll soon find that what has been discovered to this point is all that you'll need to know to begin making dramatic changes in relation to your life experience, and through correct application of what you are about to discover can enable you to achieve levels of LIMITLESS success, fulfillment and harmony in your life that so many have come to "believe" to be out of reach.

For the sake of not turning this into a Quantum Physics lecture, let's get into the REALLY GOOD stuff.....

First let's look at what a few of the pioneers of what would come to be known as Quantum Physics discovered....

Three Men, Three Amazing Discoveries That Raised The Awareness Of The World Concerning Their Individual Ability To Consciously And Purposefully Create Their Life Experience

In 1925 An Incredible Discovery Was Made.
E=MC2 : Energy = EVERYTHING

A huge and amazing discovery which took place in 1925 and has become well known today as E=MC2 was discovered by a scientist named Albert Einstein. This new discovery would dramatically change the views of the scientific community and what was previously believed to be true in relation to what it is that makes up our world and to that point how mankind believed that all things came to be. This previous understanding was called Newtonian Physics. Based on Newtonian physics it was believed that all things just happened as a result of gravity.

Newtonian Physics basically was Issac Newton's theory based on the late 17th century belief that the Universe was made up of what was believed at the time to be solid objects (atoms) which were attracted towards each other by Gravity. This theory was extended in the 19th century to include the structures of atoms as being the fundamental building blocks of nature. According to Newtonian Physics it was believed that atoms were of a solid nature. In other words the electrons, protons, etc. that each atom consisted of a solid mass or solid physical object.

What Einstein's world changing discover would prove was that these atoms, could be broken down and analyzed further and that the subatomic particles which collectively formed the atoms were pure energy. At that time Einstein believed that this energy he had discovered was in the form of particles, in other words they had an "appearance" of being solid. Although he was "partially" correct his theory would soon be challenged by another great quantum physicist, Neils Bohr, who we'll get to in a minute.

Everything which exists in the entire cosmos, which is experienced with the five physical senses or otherwise, from the infinitely large to the infinitely small, from the macroscopic to the microscopic went far beyond just the theory of trillions of solid atoms being attracted together by way of gravity. Einsteins discovery took the Newtonian Physics theory a step further and determined that these atoms and everything that they joined together to form, consisted of sub-atomic particles which at their core are comprised of this pure energy.

Without getting into all the specifics of how Einstein came up with this formula which would soon prove to change the course of history, here is a visual display of what the formula E=MC2 looks like and how it breaks down from the infinitely large to the infinitely small.

E=MC2
Cosmos --> Universe --> Galaxy --> Earth --> Individuals --> Organ Systems --> Cells --> Molecules --> Atoms --> Subatomic Particles = Energy

The bottom line is, Einstein's discovery proved that ALL things broken down to their most basic form consist of the same stuff. What is this stuff? Pure Energy and that it is this One Energy which makes up ALL things. ALL THINGS!!

Looked at in another way, you could say that we exist in what could be considered to be an "infinite" field of quantum energy soup just as an individual drop of water exists within the ocean.

It's interesting that with the amazing and potentially life changing discoveries made as a result of Quantum Physics, that in many of the public school systems of today, the long outdated theory of Newtonian Physics is often still taught.

Without a basic understanding of Quantum Physics you might think that there are different forms of energy such as energy that powers your home, energy that makes you get out of bed in the morning and keeps you going throughout the day, energy that fuels your car, etc. Although they appear from a physical sense to be varying types of energy at the physical level, due to the varying structures and vibrational frequencies of the subatomic particles and the varying formations of sub-atomic particles which comprise them, when analyzed by Quantum Physicists and broken down into their purest form they too, at their core are all made up of this "One Energy."

Bear with me now, we're almost there....

Everything that exists whether nature, sound, colors, oxygen, the wind, thoughts, emotions, the chair your sitting in, your house, your car, your physical body, the stars, your dog, your ability to see, hear, smell, etc. etc., exists only as a result of this very same energy.

Ok, now along comes another brilliant scientist, Neils Bohr, who was the Nobel Prize winner in 1922 with a new twist to Einsteins theory. Unlike Einstein, Neils Bohr, based on work he had done with some other scientists which is now known as the "Copenhagen interpretation", claimed that these subatomic particles weren't particles at all but rather existed as and consisted of wave forms. In fact Einstein and Bohr debated over this quite often for years.

Later, to Einstein and another great scientist of that day, Max Planck's dismay as it turned out Bohr's theory turned out to be absolutely correct!! These energy particles that Einstein "perceived" as being solid begin as a wave form and as it is being observed transmutes into a particle which are attracted to and join with additional particles that harmonize with it's frequency and transmutes into physical form.

To put it another way, ANYTHING and EVERYTHING which exists in the entire cosmos, when broken down and analyzed into it's purest and most basic form utilizing sophisticated scientific tools and instruments, is merely a vibrating frequency of energy which joins together with energies of the same harmonious frequency to form what we "perceive" and as a result experience in the physical world.

With that being the case why haven't you become aware of it until now? If Quantum Physics has existed and these facts known for that long of a period why wouldn't you already know about it? Unless you have taken a college course in quantum physics you couldn't know about it. Why? Simply because you have been inundated with many "partial truths" and in many cases totally false beliefs since you were a child. In fact as mentioned above, most public education systems today in many parts of the world still teach the long since outdated Newtonian Physics theory in their schools.

Now think about the implications here for just a minute. If ALL things in existence at their core are comprised of this same vibrating mass of pure energy, and I do mean ALL things, both the seen as well as the unseen, that means that what the most enlightened teachers in the history of the world have taught and which spiritual texts have shown for thousands of years, we "Really Are ONE!!"

To make it a little easier to grasp, eliminate the "perception" of everything you see as being solid and existing as a continuously vibrating mass of energy and you'll begin to comprehend that ALL things, including YOU is nothing more than a vibrating mass of pure energy that is intricately interconnected to everything else...EVERYTHING else.

Now if that has you feeling a little doubtful and uncomfortable at this point I fully understand. But stay with me for a few more paragraphs and it will all begin to make perfect sense. This isn't something that I've concocted out of thin air, this is PROVEN and well documented science discovered by Nobel Prize laureates and the truth concerning it has been taught in spiritual circles and has been around for countless thousands of years. The scientific validation made possible through Quantum Physics...the ability for scientists to observe and validate these spiritual teachings in a physical sense, has been around for well OVER 80 years.

I still recall being approached with this "We Are One" concept many years ago as a young teen and upon hearing it at the time, due to a lack of awareness and deeper understanding based on the limited traditional teachings that I had received, and a complete unawareness of Quantum Physics, believed that the person doing the sharing at the time must have had one to many encounters with some hallucinogenic substance.

That perception, as I have long since discovered was made and based only on a lack of awareness on my part as to how things TRULY work. That lack of awareness happened as a result of NOT being taught concerning it in the public schools that I attended and not taking the initiative to discover it for myself.

What I've since discovered, as a result of many years of extensive independent research, years of in depth study of both science and various religions and their texts, and much trial and error through personal experience, is that whoever it was that initially shared this with me was absolutely 100% correct!!

My hope is that by sharing what I discovered during this time with you, through both Quantum Physics and my exploration of the spiritual aspects which I've discovered, that you will develop a deeper awareness based on my research and experiences and as a result not have to go through many of the "growth lessons" that I and so many others have experienced unnecessarily.

It doesn't matter which individual avenue you might choose to study, whether spirituality, quantum physics, the human physiology, the power of the human mind or through the simple observation of nature, ALL avenues will lead you to the very same conclusions.

These conclusions are...

ALL of these seemingly separate means of discover are intricately interconnected...AND

EVERYTHING at it's core consists of pure energy and EVERYTHING, both the seen (physical) and the unseen (metaphysical) is intricately interconnected with EVERYTHING else at this level of causation which is a continuously vibrating mass of pure energy.

Anyway, back to Einsteins discovery of E=MC2......

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
- Albert Einstein

Although Einstein's history making discover was amazing enough in and of itself, it wouldn't be long before another even more amazing discovery was made.

When Einstein first discovered this truth concerning energy, he came to the conclusion that even though all things were derived as a result of this energy, which at that time he interpreted as being particles or as mentioned, these vibrating frequencies of energy, that everything which happened as a result of them, did so randomly without any outside interference or participation. In other words he concluded that the events, conditions and circumstances which happened in the universe happened as a result of some unchangeable and immutable external force.

He believed that things just "were the way they were" and that no one other than God, or whatever you perceive the Source to be, could change them.

As further scientific research and studies continued, differences of opinion arose among the quantum physicists of that day. One of these differences came from a man name Neils Bohr who believed that although Einsteins discover was "partially" correct, there was more to what Einstein had discovered which hadn't yet been revealed.

Bohr felt that this energy wasn't particles at all but rather existed as a wave form.

How right he was!!

Prior to this soon to be discovery by Bohr, it was believed, based on Einsteins discovery that energy existed as particles which when observed "appeared to be" a solid mass.

With Bohr's discovery believing that energy traveled in a wave form, the scientific world remained divided. As technology advanced, more equipment became available that enabled scientists to analyze and experiment with these wave/particles more closely and what was discovered as a result of this research is that this energy, these subatomic particles DID consist of waves which behaved and turned into particles based on the individual thoughts and beliefs of the scientist that was doing the observing. It wasn't until then that it was discovered that these subatomic particles/waves,(energy) which make up everything that we can see and experience would literally take form into whatever the scientist who was studying it perceived and THOUGHT it to be!!!

Because This Is SO Significant I REPEAT....

The subatomic particles (waves) being studied by the scientists responded to, transmuted and appeared as particles (solid objects) based on the individual thought of the scientist who was studying it. In other words it was the scientists mode of THINKING that determined what it would be!!

In other words the energy being studied began taking form immediately based on the thoughts and beliefs of the scientist who was observing it!!

Are You GETTING THIS????? I mean REALLY getting it?

Although these particles aren't really solid like you would think of a speck of dust or a granule of sand, when they were being observed, they would transmute from pure wave form into a highly intense vibration that took on the "appearance" of solidity.

It's no wonder that Newton came up with his conclusion. Since he was the only one studying these atoms, and his "belief" at the time was in alignment with them being solid, they DID appear solid based on his "Belief" concerning what they were.

When Einstein, Planck, and a few other scientists joined together with varying opinions to come to a conclusion as to the truth concerning these atoms something even more amazing was discovered.

If a scientist studied this energy with the expectation (thought or belief) of seeing particles, particles were observed. If another scientist studied them with the expectation of seeing waves then waves were observed. If they were studied with the expectation of first being seen as waves and then changing to particles or vice versa that is EXACTLY what happened!! The conclusion then was that this energy, these subatomic particles acted and responded in exact proportion to the "thoughts" and "beliefs" that the scientist who was studying them had at that moment.

This discovery further proved to the scientists that anything and everything that exists in our world once existed as a wave (spiritual) and through individual observation and expectation was transformed into a particle (made physical) based only on what they THOUGHT and BELIEVED it would appear as!!

The obvious conclusion from this amazing sequence of events thanks to quantum physics is that YOUR thoughts are also creative. In other words this energy, these initial "wave forms" transmute into subatomic particles which are directly effected and TAKE FORM based on the thoughts and beliefs of the person thinking them. As discovered in the laboratories, this energy, when observed acts in exact proportion to the way that it is "believed" that it will act and will provide a physical appearance based on the "perception" of the thinker.

As these particles form they attract additional particles that harmonize with their vibrational match which transmutes from the "quantum field" the physical things that can be seen and observed in physical form.

Is the hair on the back or your neck standing up yet??

Now to take it even a step further, if that isn't amazing (and almost eerie) enough, something even more amazing was discovered by Max Planck which has since been named Quantum Entanglement. Don't worry, it's much simpler than it sounds. What scientists discovered as a result is that these sub-atomic particles of energy when broken in half (separated) in a laboratory setting have the ability to communicate with each other and that communication is received immediately from one to the other, with ZERO regard to space and time as we know it, regardless of how far apart they may be.

Unlike our voices when we communicate, the sound of which takes time to travel, this communication, (vibration) was received by one from the other at precisely the same time regardless of how far away they are from each other.

In other words.....

This communication is NOT subject to time and space as we understand it!!!!

This totally blows away the "old" Newtonian Physics theory that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. Energy doesn't NEED to travel...it's already interconnected with all other energy.

A projection of energy in the US can and does effect energy around the world instantaneously!!

So what does this mean? It means that EVERYTHING in the entire cosmos is nothing but a huge vibrating ball of interconnected infinite energy, which has the ability to communicate into infinity with no regard to space and time, and that what this energy joins together to form is based only on individual THOUGHT!!!

Even the U.S. Army has since validated this discovery by taking a DNA sample from a man's mouth and as they manipulated his emotions through various visual productions on a TV while observing the DNA with sophisticated equipment, they discovered that the DNA, even when separated from the man by several hundred miles responded and reacted immediately to the emotions of the man who it was taken from without ANY regard to space and time!!

Now that you have a little deeper understanding of Quantum Physics, your probably wondering what does all this have to do with you and what can you hope to gain from it that will enable you to begin using it to experience Abundance, Happiness and success in your own life?

Just as the subatomic particles took whatever form the scientist studying them expected them to take based on their thoughts, the events, conditions, and circumstances that make up YOUR reality take shape as you expect and believe they will!! To make it more personal and bring it closer to home, as Quantum Physics has shown, YOUR THOUGHTS and BELIEFS concerning any and every event, condition or circumstance determine how your life experience will unfold in the physical world.

Let me put it another way....

Your thoughts, (which are also energy) which are determined by your beliefs, are broadcast outward into the infinite field of "wave" energy much like a radio frequency, transformed from waves (spiritual realm) to particles (matter) and join together with additional energies which vibrate at a harmonious frequency and collectively join to shape what you come to see and experience in physical form in the physical world. YOUR physical world.

You quite literally have the ability to mold and shape the various areas of your life, based on how you choose to think, believe and feel!!

That is how our world was created to operate. Regardless of what you may currently believe to be true, you ARE NOT the victim of some capricious set of circumstances. You are quite literally the creator of your reality!!

You are the artist that paints the picture. You are the producer and director of your own movie. If you want to change the scene on the canvas you only need use a different brush. If you don't like the scenes that are being played out in your movie you only need change the script which is responsible for creating them. If you desire to change the events, conditions, and circumstances in your life you only need change the thoughts, beliefs and emotions that are responsible for bringing them into and making them your reality.

In a nutshell.....

Whatever you think about and believe to be true regardless if those beliefs are based on "real truth" or "perceived truth" are what determines how your life will unfold.

Quantum Physics has shown us that there exists no such thing as "untruth" only physical experiences in each area of our life which are formed based on our individual "perceptions" of truth.

Quantum physics tells us that it is the act of observing an object (events, conditions and circumstances) that causes it to be there and the outcome is based only on our choice and how we observe it. An object cannot and does not exist independently of its observer!

The Quantum Field is an "Infinite" field of potential. Anything and everything that has, does or will exist, begins as a wave in this field and is transformed into the physical realm, limited only by what can be conceived as truth by the observer!!

Who is this observer? YOU!!

Let's look at it in a more personal way...

If you believe at some level, whether consciously or subconsciously, that money is difficult to come by, the projected energy emitted and broadcast will harmonize with energy of a harmonious frequency in wave form, transmute into particles which attract additional particles that harmonize with it and your life will reflect that of money being difficult to come by.

By the same token if you believe that money flows to you effortlessly and maintain the conscious and subconscious beliefs regarding that, you will find that money becomes easy to acquire.

Taken a step further, if you can conceive and believe in the materialization of your BIGGEST hopes dreams and desires, they already exist as a wave in the quantum field (which is INFINITE in nature) as a probability of existence only awaiting YOU to make them real.

As Quantum Physics has proven it is YOU who are responsible for WHATEVER outcomes you are experiencing in your life.

It REALLY IS That Simple!!

"All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force... We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter." - Max Planck

Ok, we've covered a lot of ground and although your head may be spinning and emotions running high, I encourage you to do your own due diligence and attempt to dis-prove what we have covered here. I don't expect you to, want you to, and hope that you won't, believe a single thing I say. I would much rather that you find out for yourself through your own due diligence and then put what you find to work and begin changing the life experience that you have had to this point if you should choose to do so.

For some this deeper understanding concerning Quantum Physics combined with a side by side look at Spiritually based teachings will be enough to grasp the undeniable correlation between what Quantum Physics has discovered and what the greatest, wisest and most enlightened teachers in the history of the world have taught for thousands and thousands of years.

Now, understanding the basics of Quantum Physics and Quantum Mechanics, all that you need to do to implement it into your life is to, first of all, develop the belief that it's true (and based on my understanding and experiences thus far it is) and second begin to "consciously" put it to work in your own life and you will become empowered to change those events, conditions and circumstances that you currently find to be unpleasant.

Regardless of how deeply you may search you will find that it is 100% accurate 100% 0f the time WITHOUT FAIL, and that your life experiences happen as a result of how you think and believe they will whether at a conscious or subconscious level.

Modern day Quantum Physics fully explains beyond any doubt that your thoughts are the things that group together and collapse energy packets, change those thoughts from a probability into physical matter in a given place and time and create your life experience physically, financially, relationally, emotionally and spiritually.

Put another way...Everything in your life...in the entire world in fact is the result of "Consciousness." Your life will unfold perfectly and precisely just as you "believe" that it will.

For those that may have any religious background whatsoever you will discover if you choose to delve deeply enough that what has been discovered by modern day science is precisely what the great spiritual teachers of the world have shared and attempted to get their followers to understand for thousands upon thousands of years.

The conclusions that have been arrived at thus far through the study of Quantum Physics as well as more recent discoveries relating to "cellular memories", aligns perfectly with what ALL the major religions of the world have always taught in some form. "As a man thinketh, so is he."

As you "believe" so shall you receive."

"Now faith is the substance of things "hoped for" the evidence of things "not seen."

"Whatsoever ye desire when ye pray "believe" that ye receive and it shall be given to you."

For those that choose to, that is what we will cover next. The Spiritual Reality and how it "interconnects" and fits in perfectly with all of this Quantum Physics stuff.

The bottom line is this...

You have been provided the inalienable right of free will and given the ability to choose what you will do or not do in EVERY aspect of your life. You can choose to investigate Quantum Physics, delve more deeply into what has been shared here and discover it as truth for yourself or continue to create your life unconsciously. You can choose to remain as the mass majority do fully believing you are a victim or creature of circumstance or consciously align and harmonize your actions (thoughts and beliefs) with the greatest creative Force in the Universe and become a conscious creator of those circumstances.

That is a choice only you can make. You and you alone are responsible for the events, conditions and circumstances that make up your life. Whether or not you choose to discover and accept it is also your choice.

We have ALL been provided the inalienable right of free will to think and believe as WE choose. Discover it, understand it, "believe" it, and discover how to "consciously implement" that understanding and your life will transform into whatever you "believe" that it can.

Whatever choices you choose to make both today as well as in the future, it is our sincere and heartfelt hope for you that those choices might lead you one step closer to a life experience of Joy, Fulfillment, Inner Peace and Limitless Prosperity in each and every area of your life.

What we choose to refer to as Abundance and Happiness.

For Further Understanding and Research

More recent discoveries made thanks to modern day Quantum Physics is quickly transforming our world in an extremely exciting and positive way.

If you're interested in discovering and finding out more with regard to quantum physics and even newer discoveries regarding "cellular memories" and how they directly impact your life, be sure to listen to this highly entertaining and informative interview with cellular biologist and best selling author of The Biology Of Belief, Dr. Bruce Lipton PHD., and discover how 95% PLUS of ALL health issues in the world are related to your thoughts and beliefs and what you can begin to do immediately to supercharge your immune system enabling your body to heal itself safely and naturally based on this new understanding provided through the breakthrough discoveries made thanks to quantum physics.

This interview will provide you with a much deeper understanding of not only how "cellular memory" effects the physical aspects relating to your health, but the 2nd interview provided in the links below will make it crystal clear as to how these same "cellular memories" can literally effect, positively or negatively, EVERY aspect of your life including your level of success and fulfillment. Follow this link to gain free immediate access to Dr Lipton's interview

Interview With Dr Alex Loyd and Dr Ben Johnson

You'll find this interview with Dr. Alex Loyd and Dr. Ben Johnson ( featured on the blockbuster DVD, The Secret) to be extremely informative and enlightening as well and provide a much deeper understanding as to what you can do to begin producing desired results in your life by changing your beliefs at a cellular level. Follow this link to gain free instant access to Dr Loyd and Dr Johnson

“Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.”
- Max Planck

http://www.abundance-and-happiness.com/quantum-physics.html

Also, have a look at the movie What the Bleep Do We Know
http://www.whatthebleep.com

I would like to acknowledge the work currently being done and researched by people working in NLP, particularly Time Line Therapy and the Energy Psychotherapies, the work of the Cancer Associations, Dr Hamer, Stephen Wolinsky, Louise Hay and Deepak Chopra and many others as well as the work and attention of Dr. Bernie Segal, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr.Andrew Weil, Dr. Julian Witacker, Dr. Norman Cousins, James Redman, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dr. Dean Black and Dan Millman.

At the height of their civilisation Greek medicine reached a level of insight which was not to be achieved again until Paracelsus (1493 – 1541), more properly Theophrastus Phillippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim, the father of alternative medicine - 2000 years later.
He was a contemporary of Nicholas Copernicus, Martin Luther, Leonardo da Vinci and a host of other figures we associate with the shattering of medieval thought and a re-birth.

The Body or "Soma" is a complex bio-computer made up countless cells and nerves that register every significant event in our lives.
The body mind principle of Somatic Processing recognises that the Body is a "Somatic Library" of emotions and beliefs; the energy and information of psycho-emotional experiences that have been imprinted instantaneously into the cells of specific body areas, organs and tissues.
In effect the body has an actual psycho-emotional anatomy.
An extraordinary tapestry of structures, functions, emotions, memories, attitudes and beliefs - all intertwined, all affecting each other and manifesting in the final consequence.
If you are unwell - YOUR BODY WON'T LIE TO YOU.
It is trying to tell you what it doesn't like. Symptoms are your body's language to quit doing bad things to it and start doing good things for it.
"A truly healthy body will not need to call attention to itself!"
If you have a headache, back pain, chronic disease, pain or inflammation, it is urging you to find and fix the cause.

Antiquated ideas about the physics of consciousness and the body are changing – fast! Changing our belief systems about the mind-body connection and its influence on health is important to foster the process in people of healing themselves, which is the only true and permanent healing. We now know there is a link between disease and retained emotion. All occurrences that affect our life are registered in our cellular matrix.
If these events are traumatic (such as pain, illness, injury, grief, surgery, shock, trauma...) - they may exert a lasting effect upon the rest of our life. That's why we often hear people say: "Ever since such-and-such happened, I never have had a day of peace, comfort, good health or happiness".

In the past, we have had the standardised approach of contemporary medicine, which says that there is a magic potion in the form of a pill or drug for practically everything we have. Medicine today tends to be more and more chemistry and less and less healing in the classical sense. It is also a fact that many of our medical interventions do not get to the root cause of disease. The word "cure" is not even used. They are just treating the patient. "Curing" is a term that all medical people avoid. Their training is not geared towards that.
However, I do not for one moment wish to decry the chemistry because we owe it too much, but it is not the whole answer.
It seems to me that the lack in psychological insight – into the unconscious being of man – is possibly one of the saddest neglects of modern contemporary medicine.
The body can help itself! The power that made the body can heal the body. Health does not come from a pill, a potion, a lotion, surgery, a doctor or even an herb.
It comes from the body's own innate intelligence or inborn wisdom to survive and rejuvenate.
Our bodies ultimately are domains of information, intelligence and energy. The very fact that our body is an assembled mass of molecules implies that we are energetic entities. Further, quantum physics discovered in the last decades that every particle of matter is associated with interaction and resonance quanta (parcels of energy) at a ratio of about 1 nucleon to 1 billion quanta. The quanta exhibit specific patterns and are susceptible to resonance.
These subtle energetic configurations (bodies) can be disturbed causing unwellness and pain.
Therefore, the body is a quantum mechanical device and Quantum Healing is healing the bodymind from a quantum level. That means from a level, which is not manifest at a sensory level.
Quantum Depth Healing involves a shift in the areas of energy information, so as to bring about a reconstruction in an idea that has gone wrong. So quantum healing involves healing one mode of consciousness “the mind” to bring about changes in another mode of consciousness “the body”.
Another important point in quantum biology is that consciousness is not consolidated or focused in any one particular place. Each thought, feeling, desire, attitude, instinct, or drive you have affects your nervous system through all it`s organs and tissues by a group of chemicals called neuropeptides in the brain. Each thought, feeling, desire, attitude, instinct, or drive you have affects your nervous system by means of these specific messenger units.

When scientists investigated immune system cells and t-cells that protect us from cancer and infection, they found that receptors to these same neuropeptides exist in the immune system cells and t-cells.
Under emotional distress, the brain may signal the adrenal glands to produce chemicals called corticosteroids, hormones that weaken the immune response. Cancer-related processes are accelerated in the presence of these chemicals as well as other stress hormones like prolactin. Certain cancers have also been associated with distressing life events. In one study, the risk of developing breast cancer was five times higher if the woman had experienced an important emotional loss in the six years prior to the discovery of the tumour.
Since the unconscious mind is the controlling intelligence in the body, it is the connection between the mind and the immune system and the unconscious mind can communicate with any part of the body and can stimulate the healing process. Negative and trapped emotions as well as limiting decisions and beliefs connected to past memories trapped in the body are not beneficial to health and can start illness or impede getting well, and that is why we must release them! Many mental, emotional and physical diseases are preceded by a significant negative emotional experience (SEE). Significant emotional experience is any major, highly charged emotional event. However, we might not be fully aware of the significance or gravity of a particular event in the past and its effect on us now. These experiences have the potential to create and often are the source of illness and diminish the quality of life because they are stored in the body and are harmful. These trapped emotions in the body can create obstructions that can impede the flow of nerve information through the neural network pathways and lead to all sorts of problems.

Cancer is a disease that scares us the most and is one of the world`s biggest killers.
Cancer first begins when one or more of the billions of cells in our body breaks free from it`s normal restraints and starts to multiply in an abnormal, uncontrolled way. This can happen to almost any type of body cell – bone, skin, blood and so on – so there are many types of cancer as there are different cells in the body – about 200.
Growth of abnormal cells fall into two broad groups. First are the oncogenes, mutated versions of healthy genes that normally stimulate cell division but, in this instance, become overactive so cell production runs out of control. Secondly, there are mutations that inactivate the tumour-suppresser genes that normally inhibit cell growth.
It takes far more than one fault to turn a cell into a cancer cell but, as we go through life, we tend to accumulate genetic mistakes and an accumulation of negative emotional experiences, which is why cancer is more common in the elderly.
More than 70 per cent of cancers in the UK occur in the over-65 age group.
Could accumulated emotional trauma be a factor here? In about five to ten per cent of cancers, genetic faults are directly inherited, but the other 90 per cent are the result of DNA damage through cancer-causing compounds such as tobacco, chemical poisons, certain viruses, ionising radiation, sunlight and diet but what about the rest?
It is interesting to note that many cancers seem to develop out of the blue with many beginning in body tissues that were previously normal. I wonder what percentage of cancers develop out of the blue?
A huge percentage, I can tell you!
Again the connection between emotional stress and cancer survival can be explained by recent findings in psychoneuroimmunology (PNI). Its research suggests that the persistence of cancer cells depends in part on internal body controls that retrain or stimulate tissue growth; psychological factors appear to regulate these controls through neurological, hormonal, and immunologic pathways. These and other mind/body links could play a major role in determining a person's ability to survive cancer and mind/body therapies should be employed to alleviate these psychological factors.

Dr. Hamer in Germany began his own work in Cancer research with a personal tragedy when his teenage son was killed. Several years later, Dr. Hamer developed cancer and survived. He began to research over 10,000 cases, studying the incidence of severe emotional trauma and the onset of cancer and his results were startling.
All cancers are caused by damage to the DNA, which in turn, causes faulty genetic instructions to be given to the cell. Damaged cells then reproduce themselves with the same genetic mistake, which makes them grow abnormally to form a tumour.
Dr. Hamer through his research directly states that all cancer starts with a severe psychological conflict and when a major SEE occurs, there is trapped emotion in the brain. The brain suffers something like a mild stroke and starts sending wrong information to a specific part of the body, and mutations start in a number of genes there that allow the growth of abnormal cells. Evidence shows that the onsets of cancer symptoms occur one to three years after the SEE.
The nature of the SEE determines the area of the brain, the type of cancer, and the rate of its growth.
Even a small imagined conflict SEE could be enough to start or restart the cancer symptoms.
As soon as the SEE is released, immediately a change occurs in the area where the trapped emotions were.
This can be seen on a CT Scan! Once this occurs, the cancer growth stops and healing begins. This link between disease and retained emotion is very real! Toxic emotions are powerful, strongly held, and often unconsciously active beliefs and emotions that help generate symptoms that keep illnesses in place.
A thought held long enough and repeated enough becomes a belief and the belief then becomes biology.

[INSERT] It must be mentioned here that at this time (2005) Dr. Hamer is being accused by the “Tribunal de Grande Instance” in Chambéry, France, of “agitation against medical science and instigation of the New Medicine, with the purpose of its practice” (Inquiry Custody Order since 1993). See details here.

The longest study to date, initiated in 1946, focused on students from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Researchers divided 972 of the students into five groups based on various psychological measures.
Over the course of three decades, students characterised as "loners" who suppressed their emotions beneath a bland exterior were 16 times more likely to develop cancer than those who gave vent to their feelings. In an earlier report, based on 1,337 students, cancer death rates correlated significantly with a lack of closeness with parents.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine - Pan Mingji, in his book Cancer Treatment with Fu Zheng Pei Ben Principle, presents a section on etiology of cancer, listing 5 contributing factors. The first item mentioned is emotional disturbance: Traditional Chinese Medicine embodies changes of spirit and sentiment as the seven emotions: pleasure, anger, grief, fear, yearning, sorrow, surprise, all of which are emotional, physiological reactions of an organism towards external changes in its environment. Emotional disturbance refers to reactions, either excessive (excitation) or insufficient (inhibition) which will ultimately lead to disturbances in the flowing of qi and blood and the visceral functions, with subsequent illness.
Traditional Chinese Medicine claims rage harms the liver, excessive stimulation harms the heart, grief harms the spleen, great sorrow harms the lungs, and fear harms the kidneys. Though not necessarily precise, this belief definitely points out that emotional injury will effect the physiological functions of the qi, blood, viscera, and channels, and lower the body resistance, resulting in disease. The human body is susceptible to cancer when under emotional stress or disturbance.
This is mentioned early in Chinese medical classics, such as Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine and Golden Mirror of Original Medicine.

How do you know if you have something to release from a past event? Go back to a memory in your mind that does not contain a trauma or phobia and associate fully into it by putting yourself into the picture and looking through your own eyes. If you recall the memory and you feel any negative emotions and feelings in your body, then that is an indication there is negative emotional content to the memory, and trapped emotion in your body and you need to sort it out.
Not only do releasing trapped negative emotions, decisions and beliefs clear up physical health, it also has the potential to improve mental and emotional health. Freedom from the past contributes to an altogether better quality of life, along with motivation and confidence to take charge of your life.
Any memory that triggers anger, hurt, sadness, fear or guilt needs to be healed and released through therapeutic interventions.
It is also imperative that all traumas and phobias should be eliminated and neutralised with the help of a trained and professional facilitator as a matter of urgency.

Meditation and my own Elevated Energy Therapy (EET) Kundalini Protocol are also helpful and important aspects of all the approaches that one can use in quantum depth healing, because it allows you to experience your own source.
It allows you to be available to your own experience. When you experience your own source, you realise that you are not your thoughts.
You are the thinker behind the thought, the observer behind the observation, the unlimited potential of consciousness. When you have that on the experiential level, you spontaneously realise that you have choices, and that you can action these choices, not through willpower alone but spontaneously and naturally
Quantum Depth Healing and a quantum approach in therapy addresses the WHOLE PERSON, so it may include a variety of strategies (see below) to deal with negative emotional content to a memory, and trapped emotion in your body. These therapeutic approaches and techniques help release the sequential storage of emotion that is at the root of disease.
I have excellent results in assisting people to relieve symptom-ology with a diversity of techniques and approaches. Elevated Therapy in London is a synthesis of bodywork, breathwork, energywork and body mind Integration techniques designed to liberate the BodyMindSpirit from all restrictions. The restrictions that block full expression of the Unlimited Essential Self and stop you returning to the wholeness of being and remaining there. By removing the precursor and restrictions, so your capacity to be well is infinitely transformed.
It is also important to continue any traditional medical treatment that you are undergoing as with all non-traditional approaches, anyone with a life threatening dis-ease should see a medical doctor as well.
Working therapeutically through Quantum Depth Healing forms an adjunct to that.

Quantum Depth Healing is not just about the physical manifestations of disease but about core level shift in your being, it can help you enter a new phase in your life: to become well and stay well through using and combining the “elevated” therapies listed below through the mind, body and spirit:
http://elevatedtherapy.org.uk/index-page12.html

Ever felt like you'd run over hot coals for a coffee? Or push your mum down the shopping centre escalator for some chocolate? Why do we crave things - and why go that one step further and become addicted to something? It turns out that our craving instinct has helped make us the successful species we are today.

The Brain's High 5
Addictions and cravings can come in all shapes and forms, but they all stem from a fancy piece of brain wetwear called the mesolimbic system.

Scientists call the mesolimbic system the reward or reinforcement centre in the brain. It works like the brain's 'High 5'- when you do something positive, it says "nice job!" And the way it does this is by releasing dopamine, a chemical that makes you feel good.

Who'd have thought that this group of 22 atoms - eight carbon, eleven hydrogens, one nitrogen and two oxygens atoms (C8H11NO2) - could play such a significant role in our lives?

"The pleasure associated and the rewards from certain behaviours… all seem to involve dopamine," says Dr Andrew Moorhouse at The University of New South Wales.

Even something as straightforward as eating gives us a dopamine reward. When we eat, or have sex, the brain processes a positive stimuli and dopamine is released very deep in our brain, in the nucleus accumbens.

The more dopamine released, the better we feel. You can get the same feeling by inserting an electrode into your nucleus accumbens and zapping it with a bit of electricity. Understandably though, most people just settle for a good meal.

When the brain rewards us in this way for certain behaviour, our impulse is to repeat it, reinforcing that it's good for us. Of course, nothing in the brain is quite so simple, but most scientists agree that things pan out that way.

But where did this system come from?

Savannah and short circuits

Life on the savannah was a little bit more stressful than life in the urban jungle. Image: iStockphoto
Back when humans were far from the dominant species, if you didn't breed as effectively as possible, your genes simply didn't survive. Those who had a strong desire to have sex or find food were more successful in surviving and passing on their genes.

That strong desire was driven by our ancestors' reinforcement system. The release of dopamine - the High 5 chemical - encouraged them to undertake certain behaviours, like eating and reproducing. Because the individuals with the drive to eat and reproduce were the most likely to pass on their genes, the end result was that their food and sex seeking genes were passed on!

Even after a few hundred generations, we're still carrying around pretty much the same equipment upstairs. While we've evolved somewhat from our savannah dwelling forebears and can now perform all sorts of amazing feats like fly in the air and travel into space, when it comes down to it, we still need to eat, drink and reproduce in order for our species to remain successful.

So the reinforcement system has stuck around, making sure that when we aren't keeping the boss happy or debating international politics, we are out looking for food and having sex.

The problem is, because the dopamine system is so good at rewarding stimuli, and humans are good at solving problems, we've worked out ways to short circuit the system and get lots of dopamine in a hurry… by using drugs.

Natural and artificial rewards
Scientists distinguish between natural rewards - experiences we've evolved to find positive because they contribute to our wellbeing; and artificial rewards, like drugs and alcohol, which don't necessarily add to our wellbeing as organisms or as a species.

Drugs are nothing more than a potent form of natural rewards. Little wonder they can become so addictive! Image: iStockphoto
Natural rewards are there to make sure healthy living feels good, whereas artificial rewards are there to, well, just make us feel good no matter what.

Drugs key into that "High 5 area" to such a degree that we get a bigger buzz than we're used to. Heroin and cocaine are the snipers of the neurochemical world, they're all about hitting the dopamine system and the poor old natural rewards like food just can't match them in terms of intensity.

This means that unfortunately for some people, drugs, especially heroin and cocaine, are very addictive. Where eating and drinking water only give us a tiny dopamine reward, taking drugs gives us a whole heap of the stuff. These substances are slotting exquisitely into an existing reward system.

Cravings vs addiction
Craving and addiction are two separate things. Craving turns into addiction when your motivation for an activity changes from receiving a reward to trying to prevent feeling the nasty effects of withdrawal.

David Kavanagh, a psychologist at the University of Queensland describes this change as a switch from positive reinforcement to negative reinforcement.

"Initially the use of substances is actually quite pleasurable," he says "If you become more highly dependent on the substance you tend to be using it more and more to alleviate withdrawal and alleviation of a negative state is negative reinforcement."

Dr Nicole Lee, a researcher from the Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre in Melbourne, who looks at alcohol and methamphetamine addiction, agrees,

"You can be addicted to something and not crave it" she says, "Addiction can be a physical thing, where you are just taking the drug to stop your body from feeling bad",

Addiction certainly doesn't sound like a happy place to be, as anyone who is battling or recovering from an addiction can tell you.

Mmmm, I really feel like a...

Research suggests we are more likely to crave substances when tired, hungry or in a negative frame of mind. Image: iStockphoto
Kavanagh has been looking at what sets off a "Mmmm, I really feel like a…" craving. His research, done in conjunction with the University of Sheffield, found that just talking about something can trigger cravings in certain people!

Memory has a big part in making us crave, believes Kavanagh, who says that a simple memory of a positive experience can be enough to make someone want to repeat it.

However, memory is complex and we can get confused about positive and negative experiences, especially when we're tired or unhappy.

"It's been found that people are much more likely to crave the use of substances when they're tired, when they're hungry, when they're in a negative mood. That is partly because they believe the substance will alleviate their despondency but it's also sometimes because they're not clearly introspecting about what the nature of their discomfort is," he says.

People can believe they're craving one substance or activity, but are really confused and need something else.

"It's a misunderstanding of what's going on internally with your motivation," he said.

So when you think you need a coffee, you might actually need some sleep or food. Kavanagh says that if you're craving something, the worst thing you can do is try not to think about it. It might sound a little strange, but he says the best way to beat a craving is to not focus on it too much, but just let your attention wander over it and eventually it will move to something else.

Yay for dopamine!
Let's not beat up on poor dopamine too much. It's important to remember that the mechanism that leaves us susceptible to addiction - the mesolimbic system - is also responsible for a lot of positives too. It makes eating chocolate feel good, it makes fresh fruit and vegies yummy and gives enough dopamine to make you feel not so close to death after a run.

All in all, it's a very well designed little system, but like anything, too much of a good thing can be bad for you, even dopamine.

Humans are pretty simple creatures really - we just respond to a reward in the best way we know how. It's just a matter of choosing the natural rewards from the artificial rewards.

Now if you'll excuse me, I need a coffee to make me feel better. Not that I'm addicted mind you.

I can stop anytime I want...

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Published July 14, 2005

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