When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress- Disease Connection, Addictions – Amazing talk by Gabor Maté.

gabor-mate-new-site I’ve been interested in Gabor Maté’s work for a few years now. First came across him during watching one of The Zeitgeist Movement movies and his points of view resonated with me deeply. Since then I decided to explore his work more and never did regret it. Gabor is  is a Hungarian-born, Canadian physician who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction and is also widely recognized for his perspective on Attention Deficit Disorders and his firmly held belief in the connection between mind and body health. He has authored four books exploring topics including attention deficit disorder, stress, developmental psychology and addiction.

“Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them.

For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience and extensive knowledge of the latest findings of leading-edge research, Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher, regularly addressing health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America.” Watch some of his talks (starting with the video of the title of this post) to see why that is.

An excerpt from the video to encourage you to listen to this amazing interview from this year’s Science and Non-Duality Conference :

You can’t separate the mind from the body. And we now know scientifically that there’s no basis for those separations. So, it’s not that there’s a nervous system and the immune system, and hormonal apparatus, and cardiovascular system, and the emotional system; It’s all a part of One and the same system. There’s a science called psychoneuroimmunology, that studies the connections and the Unity of the emotional system, immune system, hormone system and nervous system. It turns out they are all connected.

Gabor-Mate_010914 There are differentiated functions of the same super system. It turns out that the nervous system wires them all together like a giant electrical grid, connects the bone marrow to the brain, sends messages from the bone marrow to the brain, from the brain to the bone marrow, where our immune cells and brain cells are manufactured, from the thymus gland in the neck, where the white cells are stored – to the brain and vice versa, from the gut to the brain, from the heart to the brain; brain to the heart. The Heart itself is a nervous system. It’s like a second brain in a sense, it has certain predictive capacities. (…)

Then they all secrete the messenger substances into the circulation and they talk to one another. Biochemically. So that the immune cells, the white cells in the circulation have the capacity to manufacture every hormone at the brain manufacture. And so the immune system is talking to the brain. And the brain is talking to the immune system. The immune system has been called the floating brain. It has got learning capacity, reactive capacity and memory. Just like the brain does. And then there’s the brain gut connection . (…) The gut sends much more messages to the brain than come the other way. It seems to be much more intelligent than your thoughts. The gut receives the messages from the whole brain. It magnifies them and sends back up. So when you are listening to the gut feeling, you are getting the whole picture. Your intellect and your thoughts are only a small part of your evaluative apparatus. Emotions come much before the real thoughts. (…)

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Trust Yourself and Reject Authority – The ultimate truth on regaining dignity of human race.

#whatsonmymind series – briefly – what’s important.

mckenna I’ve been a fan of talks by Terrence McKenna for years. He was an American philosopher, psychonaut, ethnobotanist, lecturer, and author. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, plant-based entheogens,, shamanism, metaphysics, alchemy, language, culture, technology, and the theoretical origins of human consciousness. I’ve listened to literally hundreds of McKenna’s talks in the past and can never have enough to randomly tune into his minds’ well full of words of wisdom. I read pretty much everything by McKenna with “Foods of the Gods” as the leading title. Today I tuned into several hours of listening to his speeches from amazing youtube channel featuring and gathering best talks – McKenna Countr Culture, that I highly recommend. One of the talks I stumbled upon, not for the first time, was an amazing talk on the importance of TRUSTING YOURSELF AND YOUR INTUITION, RECLAIMING YOUR MIND and WALKING AWAY FROM INSTITUTIONALIZATION that is making SLAVES out of all of us. SLAVES to IDEOLOGIES, to the OBSOLETE SYSTEM, which does not serve HUMANITY at all. I decided to write it down wile listening. Thought it’s important. It’s funny how a talk delivered about 20 years ago fits perfectly into today’s reality and if taken seriously this time, it could actually bring some significant changeand help a bit in awakening to our true powers and assisting already shifting Global Consciousness…

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TROM -The Reality of Me – the biggest documentary ever created.

It’s not a big secret that I am an addict.  Over the last decade I’ve become a huge documentary films fanatic. Addicted to knowledge and wanting to know more about reality, I went through hundreds of films over the years and learnt and understood more from them than any formal schooling education system could ever offer me. My absolute favourite websites with free documentaries divided into sections that I’ve followed for years are:

defaultcover One of the Project that I found absolutely captivating and which became an incredible source of the education I was looking for was TROM – The Reality of Me Project, that I highly recommend to every Soul out there that prefers to be taught HOW to think and NOT WHAT to think. It would also make an amazing initiative brought into schooling walls and offered to students and children from early education stages. What is TROM?

“The TROM documentary is trying to present, in a simplistic way, the world in which we, human beings, live. The world discovered so far, not some idea or personal choice. Moreover we tried to present alternative solutions to current problems and took into account the future, which promises to be more than interesting. An informative documentary, perhaps shocking and disturbing to many, depending on how you digest the information.

The documentary is divided into chapters and sub-chapters due to documentary’s excessive length (13 hours). Also all the parts are connected.

The documentary and website are concentrated, so it is essential to read additional information which can be found in descriptions beside each section and the video player.”  Continue reading “TROM -The Reality of Me – the biggest documentary ever created.”

Message to our International Leadership by Sacha Stone. Amazing speech.

flower This is a truly amazing speech delivered by Sacha Stone, the founder of Humanitad (Humanitad is an international non-governmental, non-profit, self-funding organisation committed to the promotion of interfaith and intercultural tolerance and fellowship between all nations and faiths. We do this through global arts and cultural exposition, education and the facilitation of coherent and progressive exchange amongst international leadership) and The New Earth Nation Project during 2014 Breakthrough Energy Movement conference featuring a panel of renowned scientists and researchers from all over the world. I loved this open letter so much that decided to write it down as well to feel the vibration of every written word that came from the pure intentions of a pure heart. I think this speech should be shared on all global summits and I sincerely hope for its ripple effect being echoed and taken seriously in different parts of he world

It’s a message to those elites that drive the hologram, our reality Matrix. And I (Sacha Stone) want to do so in the state of mind and the state of Heart.

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Creating a better World and saving Humanity? Easy. Few Projects and Movements that can bring this Change now.

Mahatma-Gandhi-Quotes-Be-ChangeFed up with  how things are and have been for thousands of years?

Do you also have this deep feeling that something is terribly wrong with the world? What’s wrong with the world? There’s a great quotation by Michael Ellner that pretty much sums it up:

“Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom.”

Since I’ve never been a fan of the existing reality in the way it is structured and the way it enslaves us in its rigid rules, I’ve set on a journey to find better solutions out there. For years I’ve been searching thoroughly for already existing Movements, Projects, Organisations that have already come up with greater sustainable solutions for shifting from monetary, profit focused and greed  blinded system to a resource based economy based on all members of society contributing for the good of all. Sounds like Utopia? Nothing further from the truth. Those solutions already exists, technology, mindset and resources are already here. It is possible to move to a better world without social injustice and create favourable conditions we all  live in. Consciousness of people is already awakening. I thought it is important to assist this shift and deliver as many solutions to support this shift as possible. As we are each a participant in the co-creation of a new world, every person who awakens will cause a ripple effect across the consciousness of the planet that will unavoidably awaken and inspire others. That’s all I really want, to deliver a sparkle, a missing piece of puzzle. And if I succeed in finding one person out there who will get on board with what those Projects’ missions are about… I’ll consider myself a winner 🙂  One Soul at a time…from local interventions to global Change. I strongly believe the ripple effect will cause a domino effect one day.. It’s all up to us now, really..  that’s all to it.

There  are some of my absolute favourite Global Projects (random order), based on high technological solutions to creating entire new structures of cities and delivering scientifically originated whole world REbuild up :

1. THE VENUS PROJECT

2. UBUNTU MOVEMENT 

3. NEW EARTH NATION PROJECT

4. THE ZEITGEIST MOVEMENT 

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5. THE VALHALLA MOVEMENT and EARTHSHIPS

6. BREAKTHROUGH ENERGY MOVEMENT

7. RESONANCE PROJECT 

8. THRIVE MOVEMENT

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The Venus Project – beyond politics, poverty and war. Non utopia vision of possible future by amazing Jacque Fresco.

venusFew years ago I came across The Venus Project and fell deep in love with life long work of the founder, social engineer, futurist, architectural designer Jacque Fresco. Personally I think he proposes the best model by far to create a better world free from hunger, crisis, wars and poverty based on scientific solutions and resource based economy. I can assure everybody, it is not wishful thinking based on utopia dreamlike state. The solutions are offered to us on a clean  plate here with all ways given on how to implement them into reality and make the old system simply obsolete. It’s up to Humanity what we gonna do with it.

What exactly is The Venus Project?

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3 movies that strongly impacted the way I see the world. The Zeitgeist Movement.

 

tzmI’ve been in love with documentary films for a long time now. They hugely helped me to shape my reality and understand the world better from different, not commercial media spoon fed point of view. Without a doubt 3 documentary movies that fired and wired my awe inspired neurons together were released by renowned The Zeitgeist Movement.

What is The Zeitgeist Movement and what it stands for? It’s definitely important to get familiar with this movement as it delivers solutions our Earth, society and entire Humanity longs for. From their mission statement :

“Founded in 2008 (by Peter Joseph), The Zeitgeist Movement is a sustainability advocacy organization, which conducts community based activism and awareness actions through a network of global/regional chapters, project teams, annual events, media and charity work.

The movement’s principle focus includes the recognition that the majority of the social problems that plague the human species at this time are not the sole result of some institutional corruption, absolute scarcity, a political policy, a flaw of “human nature” or other commonly held assumptions of causality. Rather, the movement recognizes that issues such as poverty, corruption, pollution, homelessness, war, starvation and the like appear to be “symptoms” born out of an outdated social structure. 

While intermediate reform steps and temporal community support are of interest to the movement, the defining goal is the installation of a new socioeconomic model based upon technically responsible resource management, allocation and design through what would be considered the scientific method of reasoning problems and finding optimized solutions.

This “Natural Law/Resource-Based Economy” (NLRBE) is about taking a direct technical approach to social management as opposed to a monetary or even political one. It is about updating the workings of society to the most advanced and proven methods known, leaving behind the damaging consequences and limiting inhibitions. which are generated by our current system of monetary exchange, profit, business and other structural and motivational issues.

The movement is loyal to a train of thought, not figures or institutions. The view held is that through the use of socially targeted research and tested understandings in science and technology, we are now able to logically arrive at societal applications that could be profoundly more effective in meeting the needs of the human population, increasing public health. There is little reason to assume war, poverty, most crime and many other monetarily-based scarcity effects common in our current model cannot be resolved over time. The range of the movement’s activism and awareness campaigns extend from short to long term, with methods based explicitly on non-violent methods of communication.

The Zeitgeist Movement has no allegiance to country or traditional political platforms. It views the world as a single system and the human species as a single family and recognizes that all countries must disarm and learn to share resources and ideas if we expect to survive in the long run. Hence, the solutions arrived at and promoted are in the interest to help everyone on Earth, not a select group”

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