An Unusual Way to Boost Your Immunity

October 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Feeling Positive, Life Mastery

Would you imagine that just looking at a sick person could protect YOU against illness by boosting your immunity?

How Is Your Immunity?

We humans seem to have a natural aversion to those who are ill.  When we see someone who looks sick, we experience a powerful emotional response to avoid them. A new Canadian study shows that even *seeing* a sick person can boost your immunity to sickness. 

A Natural Immunity Boost

To for possible changes  in ones’s immunity, University of British Columbia researchers showed subjects one of two different slide shows—either a slides of people brandishing a gun, or slides of individuals who were obviously sick. To measure any changes in the research subjects immunity,  immediately after they drew a blood sample, exposed each sample to bacteria,  then measured the levels of a natural substance {interleukin-6 (IL-6)} secreted by white blood cells in response to stress or trauma. Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a proven indicator of immunity levels.

Although the subjects rated the gun photographs as stressful than the illness images, their subjects blood tests told a different story — the gun images caused a 7 percent increase in IL-6, levels , but the images of sick people caused a 24 percent increase. Their immunity had obviously been boosted by seeing the images of sick people.

“It makes evolutionary sense that the immune system would respond aggressively only when it’s really needed,” said Mark Schaller, a psychologist and co-author of the study. “If I see a bunch of sick people, maybe a big infection is around, and I better kick my immunity into high gear. Many neurochemicals connect the brain to the immune system.”

Learn how to use your brain to=>> boost your immunity!

Posted by Jill Ammon-Wexler
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How to Develop Super Human Mind Power

September 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Build Mind Power

mind powerSuper Human Mind Power?

What is super human mind power, and is it really possible to develop? Recently I saw a replay of a remarkable Science/Discovery Channel program about four real people with truly extraordinary super human mind  powers.

One was a man from the Netherlands they called *the Ice Man.* This remarkable fellow has an amazing ability to withstand extreme cold using mind power alone.

The program showed him running a half marathon in the Arctic wearing nothing but shorts. Although the temperature was -30 degrees Centigrade, he ran topless and barefoot.

Super Human Mind Power in Action

After, his doctor said they would have to amputate his toes because they were frozen dead. No problem for the Ice Man. He simply *willed* his toes back to life with his super mind powers. Of course the doctor was deeply shocked.

Then there was a man from Germany who solves complex formulas in his head faster than anyone using a calculator. Again, this fellow also had unusual super mind power — he can also speak entire sentences backwards. Try this, and get amazed.

Another example of unusual super mind power —  the blind painter really shocked me. Although born without eyes, this man paints beautiful scenic paintings with his fingers. Then there was the woman from Switzerland they called *The Synaesthete.* Synaesthesia is a rare neurological condition characterized by an odd fusion of one’s senses.

She was able to both see and taste music. According to her, each musical note has a specific color and pattern. And certain musical notes actually produce specific flavors on her tongue.

Is Super Human Mind Power Really Possible?

This brings to my mind the absolute fact that we have no idea of the limits of our powerful super human minds.

The brilliant American psychologist William James said: *Compared to what we should be, we are only half alive. We are making use of only a small part of our mind power. Deep down inside of us are vast powers we know nothing of and never use.*

We are all blessed with awesome potential super mind power. Your mind has the power to answer and solve any of your problems, dilemmas and personal challenges.

You have the power to create a perfect life.  If you learn how to unleash the vast unlimited potential of your mind power, infinite resources are at your command. You are not limited in any way by your environment, your background, your intelligence or even by lack of money.

Here are 3 ways to develop your mind power:

3 Steps to Superhuman Mind Power

1. Believe. The first key to unleashing your mind power is to simply claim it. Belief in yourself and your potential is the most important factor in harnessing your incredible mental gifts.

Try this for a week: Before you begin the day, spend a few minutes first creating your day in your mind. Think of it exactly the way you want it to unfold. Carry these thoughts and pictures with you as you go about your day. Try not to negate them with negative or fearful thinking. You will begin to see a pattern emerge. By the end of the week you will begin to see the results of how powerful you are creating your own reality.

2. Focus. People who exhibit strong mental powers have a refined ability to concentrate. If they have a goal, it is sharp, clear-cut and definite. For example, if they want a certain amount of money, they focused on the actual amount.

Concentration is crucial to harnessing your mental powers and getting the results you seek.  So… how can you develop the ability to concentrate? By simply waking up more of your idle brain cells.

One excellent way to develop concentration is by writing. Writing forces us to concentrate and think accurately. The act of writing harnesses a large collection of brain cells and forces them to produce thoughts. So if you are dealing with a challenging problem, try writing about it.  

3. Meditate. One of the best ways to develop clear focus is by meditating. If you have never meditated before, try this simple method: Find a quiet place, and silently focus on a flower or some other appealing object for as long as you can. You may find you are struggling with “monkey mind.” Just relax, release your thoughts, and simply gaze at the flower. With practice you will be able to still your mind for longer and longer periods.

The *Ice Man* was a dedicated meditator. Because of this he could simply focus his mind and  heal his dead frozen toes. Imagine what that means in terms of our ability to heal our bodies.

We each have the choice to accept life as it just *happens* to us, or we can develop our mind and create our reality to better provide what we want.

To unlock your full human potential, you must harness your brain’s incredible powers.  If YOU want to explore the power of instant deep meditation … enter into higher states of consciousness … further develop your native intelligence … explore *Zone level* creativity, mind power and intuition … or simply make your life a more exciting place to be, come experience => Your Own Super |Human Mind Power

Posted by Jill Ammon-Wexler
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Is Time Travel Real?

September 21, 2010 by  
Filed under BEST POSTS, Mind Stretch

time travelIs Time Travel Real? 

What are you doing when you aren’t doing anything at all?  If you said “nothing,” then you  just passed a test in logic, but  flunked a test in neuroscience about time travel.

So what about time travel? When people perform mental tasks–adding numbers, comparing shapes, identifying faces–different areas of their brains become active, and brain scans show these active areas as brightly colored squares on an otherwise dull gray background.

But researchers have recently discovered that when these areas of our brains light up, other areas go dark. This dark network (which comprises regions in the frontal, parietal and medial temporal lobes) is off when we seem to be on, and on when we seem to be off. And this seems to be the time travel connection.

If you climbed into an MRI machine and lay there quietly, waiting for instructions from a technician, the dark network would be as active as a beehive. But the moment your instructions arrived and your task began, the bees would freeze and the network would fall silent. When we appear to be doing nothing, we are clearly doing something. But what? Time travel.

The answer, it seems, is time travel occurs naturally in our brains.

The human body moves forward in time at the rate of one second per second whether we like it or not. But the human mind can move through time in any direction and at any speed it chooses. It seems to be able to trvel forward and backward through time.

Our ability to close our eyes and imagine the pleasures of Super Bowl Sunday or remember the excesses of New Year’s Eve is a fairly recent evolutionary development, and we think our talent for doing this is unparalleled in the animal kingdom.

We are a time travel race, unfettered by chronology and capable of visiting the future or revisiting the past whenever we wish. But if our neural time travel mental machines are damaged by illness, age or accident, we may become trapped in the present. Alzheimer’s disease, for instance, specifically attacks the dark network, stranding many of its victims in an endless now, unable to remember their yesterdays or envision their tomorrows.

Why did evolution design our brains for time travel?

Perhaps it’s because an experience is a terrible thing to waste. Moving around in the world exposes organisms to danger, so as a rule they should have as few experiences as possible and learn as much from each as they can.

Although some of life’s lessons are learned in the moment (“Don’t touch a hot stove”), others become apparent only after the fact (“Now I see why she was upset. I should have said something about her new dress”). Time travel allows us to pay for an experience once, and then have it again and again —  learning new lessons with each repetition. When we are busy having experiences–herding children, signing checks, battling traffic–the dark network is silent, but as soon as those experiences are over, the network is awakened, and we begin moving across the landscape of our history to see what we can learn via time travel.

Animals learn by trial and error, and the smarter they are, the fewer trials they need. Traveling backward buys us many trials for the price of one, but traveling forward allows us to dispense with trials entirely. Just as pilots practice flying in flight simulators, the rest of us practice living in life simulators, and our ability to simulate future courses of action and preview their consequences enables us to learn from mistakes without making them.

We don’t need to bake a liver cupcake to find out that it is a stunningly bad idea; simply imagining it is punishment enough. The same is true for insulting the boss and misplacing the children. We may not heed the warnings that prospection provides, but at least we aren’t surprised when we wake up with a hangover or when our waists and our inseams swap sizes.

The dark network allows us to time travel into the future, but not just any future. When we contemplate futures that don’t include us–Will the NASDAQ be up next week? Will Hillary run again?–the dark network is quiet. Only when we move time travel does it come alive.

Perhaps the most startling fact about the dark network isn’t what it does but how often it does it. Neuroscientists refer to it as the brain’s default mode, which is to say that we spend more of our time away from the present than in it.

People typically overestimate how often they are in the moment because they rarely take notice when they take leave. It is only when the environment demands our attention–a dog barks, a child cries, a telephone rings–that our mental time machines switch themselves off and deposit us with a bump in the here and now. We stay just long enough to take a message and then we slip off again to time travel to the land of Elsewhen, our dark networks awash in light.

Learn more about time travel here.

Posted by Jill Ammon-Wexler
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