Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin

http://theutopianlife.com/2014/10/14/hacking-into-your-happy-chemicals-dopamine-serotonin-endorphins-oxytocin/

“Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin, and Endorphins are the quartet responsible for your happiness. Many situations can trigger these neurotransmitters, but instead of being in the passenger seat, there are ways you can intentionally cause them to flow.

Being in a positive state has significant impact on your motivation, productivity, and wellbeing. Here are some simple ways to hack into your positive neurochemicals:

Dopamine

Dopamine motivates you to take action toward your goals and gives you a surge of reinforcing pleasure when achieving them. Procrastination, self-doubt, and lack of enthusiasm are linked with low levels of dopamine…

Break big goals down into little pieces. Rather than only allowing your brain to celebrate when you’ve hit the big finish line, you can create a series of little finish-lines for frequent dopamine release. And it’s crucial to actually celebrate—buy a bottle of wine, or head to your favorite restaurant whenever you meet a small goal…

Serotonin

Serotonin flows when you feel significant or important. Loneliness and depression are present when serotonin is absent…

Reflecting on your past achievements allows your brain to re-live the experience. Your brain has trouble telling the difference between what is real and what is imagined, so it produces serotonin in both cases. Gratitude practices are popular for this reason, they are reminders and mental pictures of all the good things you’ve experienced. If you need a serotonin boost during a stressful day, take a few moments to reflect on your past achievements and victories…

Oxytocin

The release of oxytocin creates intimacy, trust, and strengthens relationships. It’s released by men and women during orgasm, and by mothers during childbirth and breastfeeding… Oxytocin is the glue that binds together healthy relationships.

Often referred to as “the cuddle hormone,” a simple way to keep oxytocin flowing is to give someone a hug. Dr. Paul Zak explains that inter-personal touch not only raises oxytocin, but reduces cardiovascular stress and improves the immune system…

Endorphins

Endorphins are released in response to pain and stress, and helps to alleviate anxiety. The surging “second wind” and euphoric “runners high” when running are a result of endorphins. Similar to morphine, it acts as an analgesic and sedative, diminishing your perception of pain.

Along with exercise, laughter is one of the easiest ways to induce endorphin release…

Aromatherapies: the smell of vanilla and lavender has been linked with the production of endorphins. Studies have shown that dark chocolate and spicy foods will cause your brain to release endorphins.”

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They’re Trying to Ban Another Harmless Plant [Kratom] That Helps People

http://truthstreammedia.com/

“What’s more of a health crisis to the American people? 15 people who mixed a plant [Kratom] with other drugs, anti-depressants and pharmaceuticals and they died of a comminatory effect, or over a hundred thousand people who died taking legal drugs as directed, or the thousands upon thousands of people who die every single year from prescription pain-killer overdoses? What’s the bigger crisis here?

The reason that this is happening right now… is because of this: Between 2008 and 2016, pharmaceutical companies synthesized three different opioids from Kratom – the ‘dangerous horrible drug’ the DEA wants to add to Schedule 1 and the FDA wants to ban. It’s so ‘dangerous’ and so ‘horrible’ that pharmaceutical companies synthesized it and patented the synthesized alkaloids from this plant, and that is why they want to ban it, because they know that people aren’t going to buy the synthesized pharmaceutical version when they can get the real, actual, natural plant.

This is disgusting, and it should piss everyone off… If we become a country that allows another harmless plant that actually helps people to be added to a schedule where they can ban it and put people in jail for this, to try and force everyone to take poisonous pharmaceutical concoctions, then we really are a country of total slaves…

The bottom line here is that they’re trying to ban another harmless leaf. They want to take away the natural substances so that you can have your legally approved fake one. The bans are not about keeping anyone safe. If the system wanted to keep people safe, they would restrict the prescription drugs that have killed hundreds of thousands of people in this country. It’s about insuring that people will have no natural alternatives to healing themselves except for giant pharmaceutical corporations who synthesize their products to ensure addiction and death. The war on drugs is a war on us.

To leave your comments on Kratom and the FDA’s puke-inducing level of hypocrisy, call them at 888-INFO-FDA (888-463-6332) and dial 3, then 4.” ~Melissa Dykes

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVEaFSr-jdTa_QE4PPSkVJw

How Psilocybin Mushrooms and Plant Medicine Can Heal Humanity and Transform Our World

https://wakeup-world.com/2017/08/26/how-psilocybin-mushrooms-and-plant-medicine-can-heal-humanity-and-transform-our-world/

“Human beings can easily buy into the drama of an unawakened ego and live in a state of deep unconsciousness where regrets from the past and worries about the future take away the power of presence. As a result, the discord in our energy fields becomes magnified and contributes to the collective unconsciousness.

What plants can teach us is the power of being as well as harmonious co-existence with each other and nature. When we bring consciousness into every moment, become the observer of what is rather than getting caught up in the mental stories, and choose to be at ease with our inner reality and who we are, we are also lifting the collective…

Your stories define your reality, and not the other way around. In order to change how you experience an unfavorable reality, it is worthwhile to examine the stories you tell and be open to give the experience a new meaning – this is what conscious creation is all about…

We are all Creators. The journey of spiritual awakening is never about learning how to create because we are born with the knowing, but about letting go of our conditioned beliefs, fears and doubts that stand in the way…

Plant medicine may not give you all the answers you are seeking. However, when taken with humility and responsibility, the right intentions as well as in a safe setting, what it does is it will open the doors of consciousness and wake up the deepest memory of who you are so you can experience reality from the perspective of an Empowered Creator, aka, your True Self.”

Smudging 101

http://the-numinous.com/smudging-101/

“Our homes, objects and bodies do not consist of purely physical matter; they also vibrate with subtle, invisible energy. Cleansing a space or our bodies with techniques such as smudging clears away all the emotional and psychic “garbage” that may have gathered, perhaps over hundreds of years. It’s like spiritual spring-cleaning…

Smudging calls on the spirits of sacred plants to drive away negative energies and put you back into a state of balance, peace and harmony.  It is the psychic equivalent of washing your hands before eating… [W]hen burned, sage and other herbs release negative ions, which research has linked to a more positive mood.”

Cancer Cure Suppressed for 80 Years: They’re Finally Admitting Royal Rife Was Right

http://truthstreammedia.com/2017/08/08/cancer-cure-suppressed-80-years-theyre-finally-admitting-royal-rife-right/

“How many people have needlessly died from cancer that could have quickly, painlessly, and inexpensively been cured by Rife technology in the years since his research was suppressed? It’s a horrifying thought…

The reason the average person still believes dangerous and toxic chemotherapy actually “cures” cancer today is linked to the same greedy force behind why the majority of people still fuel their cars with gasoline despite the fact that much more efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally sound alternatives have existed for decades but have also been suppressed until recently.

Greed, however, can’t keep the truth hidden from humanity forever… especially those truths which are so fundamentally obvious…

Albeit quietly, we now have researchers coming out of the woodwork to verify the power of resonant frequencies to kill viruses and bacteria and to cure even life-threatening diseases, including cancer. Two doctors in 2014 published a paper in Global Advances in Health and Medicine titled “Life Rhythm as a Symphony of Oscillatory Patterns: Electromagnetic Energy and Sound Vibration Modulates Gene Expression for Biological Signaling and Healing”. In it, they concluded:

Hence, not only chemicals and physical energies like EMFs and sound vibrations, but even our emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and the way we develop our intentions and life rhythms can deeply transform our gene expression patterning at the cellular level. This finding may disclose unexpected chances to develop self-healing processes based on further utilization of this remarkable human potential

After 70+ years, we all know how well the Big Pharma model of filling ourselves up with chemicals and ripping out our vital organs has served us… These aren’t “cures.” That system doesn’t heal.

It’s only a matter of time before the medical and scientific communities will be forced to admit Rife was right or risk losing the last few shreds of credibility they have in a world where its become all too obvious we’ve been purposefully held hostage in a technology bubble… to our own detriment.”

http://www.rifetherapies.com/rife-frequencies/

3 Wild Herbs for Lucid Dreaming

https://wakeup-world.com/2017/07/08/3-wild-herbs-for-lucid-dreaming/

“Do you remember what you dreamt about last night?  How about the night before? For thousands of years, we humans have placed a ton of value on the content of these bedtime reveries, deriving inner wisdom and even premonitions from them… They are one of behavioral science’s biggest mysteries, with no agreed-upon theory of their origin and specific purpose…

The quest for many is to achieve the lucid dream, or “knowing we’re dreaming” inside the dream. The lucid dreamers I know are able to navigate their dreamscape with an awakened mind… They can run, jump, and fly at will, gaining profound inner wisdom from the experience.

If you would like to dream more at night, and perhaps experience the magical lucid dream, there are three wild herbs that have been used throughout time to accomplish just that…

Wild Asparagus Root – Asparagus racemosus

Also known as “The Flying Herb,” it’s believed that wild asparagus root helps one fly through the universe at night, achieving magnificent dreams…

Valerian Root – Valeriana officinalis

[A]n herb that not only promotes deep states of sleep that are fertile ground for vivid dreams, but also boosts our ability to remember what happened the morning after…

Mugwort – Artemisia vulgaris

Known for its dream-enhancing effects, many report that it magnifies the brilliance of color and overall duration of their mid-slumber journeys… Mugwort grows just about everywhere… Is it sheer chance that this sacred herb that reportedly heightens consciousness is sprouting up all around us?”

Matrix Deprogramming & The Prohibition of Nature’s Red Pill

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/06/20/matrix-deprogramming-and-prohibition-of-natures-red-pill/

“The Matrix has as it’s primary objective the task of disconnecting us from the soul… so that we may be used as batteries and as automatons to fuel the lavish existences of our controllers. It achieves this through desensitization by overexposure to violence, hatred, fear, pollution and scarcity, while limiting deep connection to each other, to nature, and to the most humane experiences…

We are prevented from realizing the depths of our enslavement by the limits placed on our spiritual discovery… and we find little, if any, solace, in the corrupt and tired religious traditions of the modern world.

Pharmaceuticals, by design, dull the emotional being and narrow the range of human feeling. Alcohol is recommended and pimped in our culture to further numb the senses and amplify negativity.  Food is denatured, devoid of nutrition, and poisoned to weaken the body and darkly color the mind…

There is a genuine ‘Red Pill’ that reveals, confronts and combats the tyranny of the matrix and each of its attempts to debilitate the mind, body and spirit. It is called iboga, and it is prohibited by law in most western nations…

Renowned for its ability to cleanse and decalcify the pineal, opening wide the third eye, iboga reaches out to us in crystal clear inner vision, allowing us to see with intense clarity the events, memories and repressed suggestions, that subjugate our goodness and harden the heart…

Revered for its ability to interrupt addiction to drugs, self-destructive behaviors and toxic thought processes, the medicine offers desperate liberation for those stuck in perpetual conflict with themselves. The highly alkaline shamanic medicine also performs a complete physical and mental detox, leaving in its wake lightness and ease in the body, along with intense mental clarity and focus…

It is precisely due to this genuinely holistic capacity to heal and enlighten that our rat-race, driven-from-the-top culture has shunned, persecuted and even outlawed the usage of iboga: for the matrix cannot and will not permit freedom of this depth and significance.

The matrix simply cannot have a world full of free-spirited, happy souls, for it is impossible to enslave someone who lives with certainty of their own power and purpose, liberated from fear and loving of the self.”