5 Ways Happiness Affects Your Cellular Structure | Wake Up World

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August 31st, 2018

By Marianna Pochelli, N.D.

Guest writer for Wake Up World

Science is increasingly suggesting a link between happiness and health.

There is an irrefutable argument in favor of happiness: Happiness and good health go hand-in-hand. In fact scientific studies have been finding that happiness can make our hearts healthier, our immune systems stronger, and our lives longer through enhancements of our cellular structure.  Please continue reading

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The Beginning is Near: The Marriage of Science and Spirituality

Courtesy of fractal enlightenment“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.” ~ Nikola Tesla

Amidst all the doom and gloom of Armageddon, post-apocalyptic scenarios, and talk of the “end times,” there is emerging a glass-is-half-full, positive and encouraging way of looking at the future. “The beginning is near” is the antithesis to “the end is near.” The beginning is near is both humbling and hopeful. It’s humbling in the sense that it admits that we don’t have things figured out yet and that the greatest human  Please continue reading

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Shamanism and the Transformative Power of Drum Meditation

Courtesy of fractal enlightenment“Shamanism is not a religion. It’s a method. And when this method is practiced with humility, reverence and self-discipline, the shaman’s path can become a way of life.” ~ Hank Wesselman

Drumming may also be used as a form of therapy for releasing and moving through strong emotions such as grief and pain. The wise make one lifetime into many; the many make one lifetime into less.

Shamans are intent upon making their one life into many by cultivating a relationship and a dialogue with the multiple sub-selves within their own psyche as well as with the multiple sub-selves within the  Please continue reading

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Never Not Broken: The Power of Falling Apart and Coming Back Together Again

Courtesy of fractal enlightenment“We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” ~ Pema Chodron

Pause for a moment and feel the world changing, feel the absolute impermanence of all things, feel the deep ache of vicissitude moving through you, around you, maybe even despite  Please continue reading

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Self-overcoming: Investigating Nietzsche’s Übermensch (Superman)

Courtesy of fractal enlightenment“We stumble on; the Übermensch plants a foot where there is no certain hold; and in the struggle that follows, the whole of us get dragged up.” ~ William James

Friedrich Nietzsche wrote some powerful and gripping philosophy in his day, from which he derived many prolific ideas. And there is probably no concept more perplexing, to both philosophers and laymen alike, than the concept of the Übermensch (which translates loosely to superman, and directly to overman).

In this article we will attempt to dissect this curious concept and try to bring some clarity to it so that we can use  Please continue reading

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