Joe Dispenza’s REWIRED; Using Neuroplasticity to Heal the Body

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What does it mean to be “supernatural?” How many people have actually thought about this question, and thought about it deeply? For those who really want to delve into the awe and wonder of life, and appreciate the relationship between mind and body, Dr. Joe Dispenza’s newest series teaches “how we can be greater than our bodies” through a neural rewiring process backed by scientific evidence.

As a researcher, Dispenza utilizes the latest findings from the fields of neuroscience, epigenetics, and quantum physics to explore the science behind spontaneous remissions. He shows how people can use their minds to heal themselves of illnesses, chronic conditions, and even terminal diseases to enjoy a more fulfilled life while also evolving their consciousness. His formula for change can even be applied to genetic predispositions.

He notes that being supernatural means it is possible to change some future event and “be greater than time.”

Introduction to Your Brain

Healing with the Mind

Dispenza, who has gained notoriety by leading thousands in group meditative experiences, brings the essence of the supernatural to his audience; something that was maybe once thought possible only to yogis or ascetic masters who devoted entire lifetimes to spiritual study. But through his teachings, Dispenza has proven that each person has the ability to heal with the mind and shift one’s destiny from deleterious to supernatural. 

Dispenza discusses his own experiences that changed his life and worldview, enabling him to lead others to their own sense of empowerment — to awaken the supernatural within them. He experienced a serious injury, out of which he melded his scientific knowledge, his healing abilities, and his insight into the mind’s role in creating and changing reality.

Making New Brain Connections

Dispenza’s original series just premiered on Gaia, and it gives people the tools to use their minds actively instead of passively to manifest their full potential. The series is called “Rewired,” and in it, Dispenza explores how the brain, via the frontal lobe, works as an inventor, thinker, speculator, learner, and decision-maker. And every time we learn something new, new synaptic connections are made.

According to neuroscience, says Dispenza, an hour of focus a day can double the number of connections in the brain. This can be taken as evidence that our interaction with our environments changes and grows our brains. The new information that we learn is stored in the neocortex, which grows in a process called neurplasticity.

University of Washington’s Eric Chudler, Ph.D., explained, “Plasticity, or neuroplasticity, describes how experiences reorganize neural pathways in the brain. Long lasting functional changes in the brain occur when we learn new things or memorize new information… To illustrate plasticity,…imagine making an impression of a coin in a lump of clay. In order for the impression of the coin to appear in the clay, changes must occur in the clay — the shape of the clay changes as the coin is pressed into the clay. Similarly, the neural circuitry in the brain must reorganize in response to experience or sensory stimulation.”

Dispenza proposes that if we think the same thoughts every day, “everything stays the same in the body.” But new thoughts that lead to new behaviors and experiences begin to change the human biology, including the brain itself. Thus, says Dispenza, when you change, everything changes around you.”

One of the greatest factors that currently adversely affects the brain in 70 percent of all people, Dispenza says, is stress. The toll on the body comes from not only the hormonal effects of stress, but also the lack of focus that it causes — and focus is what’s needed for brain plasticity. Stress makes the brain fire out of order, incoherently. “And when the brain is incoherent, you’re incoherent; when the brain isn’t working right, you’re not working right.”

The solution is in your thinking

So what’s the solution to fixing the brain-body imbalance? Dispenza offers a formula that anyone can apply to “rewire” the brain so that it builds health actively rather than breaks down health passively. The feat seems rather supernatural, but it is within everyone’s grasp. It is a matter of “reinstalling the hardware in your brain.” 

“Rewired” offers an entry into the fascinating world that merges science with ancient wisdom. The mind is an innate tool that is seldom used as our greatest health-promoting asset. After watching Dispenza’s videos, viewers come away with an idea of how to “get past the memory of themselves,” and this is the first step in becoming “supernatural.” 

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82 Ways To Achieve a Higher State of Consciousness

George Gurdjieff was an influential early 20th-century mystic, philosopher, and spiritual teacher. He observed that most humans live their lives in a state of hypnotic “waking sleep. To combat this, Gurdjieff developed a method to transcend to a higher state of consciousness and achieve full human potential. These are his “commandments,” simple ways you can progress on your journey towards waking up:

 

1. Ground your attention on yourself. Be conscious at every moment of what you are thinking, sensing, feeling, desiring, and doing.

2. Always finish what you have begun.

3. Whatever you are doing, do it as well as possible.

4. Do not become attached to anything that can destroy you in the course of time.

5. Develop your generosity – but secretly.

6. Treat everyone as if he or she was a close relative.

7. Organize what you have disorganized.

8. Learn to receive and give thanks for every gift.

9. Stop defining yourself.

10. Do not lie or steal, for you lie to yourself and steal from yourself.

11. Help your neighbor, but do not make him dependent.

12. Do not encourage others to imitate you.

13. Make work plans and accomplish them.

14. Do not take up too much space.

15. Make no useless movements or sounds.

16. If you lack faith, pretend to have it.

17. Do not allow yourself to be impressed by strong personalities.

18. Do not regard anyone or anything as your possession.

19. Share fairly.

20. Do not seduce.

21. Sleep and eat only as much as necessary.

22. Do not speak of your personal problems.

23. Do not express judgement or criticism when you are ignorant of most of the factors involved.

24. Do not establish useless friendships.

25. Do not follow fashions.

26. Do not sell yourself.

27. Respect contracts you have signed.

28. Be on time.

29. Never envy the luck or success of anyone.

30. Say no more than necessary.

31. Do not think of the profits your work will engender.

32. Never threaten anyone.

33. Keep your promises.

34. In any discussion, put yourself in the other person’s place.

35. Admit that someone else may be superior to you.

36. Do not eliminate, but transmute.

37. Conquer your fears, for each of them represents a camouflaged desire.

38. Help others to help themselves.

39. Conquer your aversions and come closer to those who inspire rejection in you.

40. Do not react to what others say about you, whether praise or blame.

41. Transform your pride into dignity.

42. Transform your anger into creativity.

43. Transform your greed into respect for beauty.

44. Transform your envy into admiration for the values of the other.

45. Transform your hate into charity.

46. Neither praise nor insult yourself.

47. Regard what does not belong to you as if it did belong to you.

48. Do not complain.

49. Develop your imagination.

50. Never give orders to gain the satisfaction of being obeyed.

51. Pay for services performed for you.

52. Do not proselytize your work or ideas.

53. Do not try to make others feel for you emotions such as pity, admiration, sympathy, or complicity.

54. Do not try to distinguish yourself by your appearance.

55. Never contradict; instead, be silent.

56. Do not contract debts; acquire and pay immediately.

57. If you offend someone, ask his or her pardon; if you have offended a person publicly, apologize publicly.

58. When you realize you have said something that is mistaken, do not persist in error through pride; instead, immediately retract it.

59. Never defend your old ideas simply because you are the one who expressed them.

60. Do not keep useless objects.

61. Do not adorn yourself with exotic ideas.

62. Do not have your photograph taken with famous people.

63. Justify yourself to no one, and keep your own counsel.

64. Never define yourself by what you possess.

65. Never speak of yourself without considering that you might change.

66. Accept that nothing belongs to you.

67. When someone asks your opinion about something or someone, speak only of his or her qualities.

68. When you become ill, regard your illness as your teacher, not as something to be hated.

69. Look directly, and do not hide yourself.

70. Do not forget your dead, but accord them a limited place and do not allow them to invade your life.

71. Wherever you live, always find a space that you devote to the sacred.

72. When you perform a service, make your effort inconspicuous.

73. If you decide to work to help others, do it with pleasure.

74. If you are hesitating between doing and not doing, take the risk of doing.

75. Do not try to be everything to your spouse; accept that there are things that you cannot give him or her but which others can.

76. When someone is speaking to an interested audience, do not contradict that person and steal his or her audience.

77. Live on money you have earned.

78. Never brag about amorous adventures.

79. Never glorify your weaknesses.

80. Never visit someone only to pass the time.

81. Obtain things in order to share them.

82. If you are meditating and a devil appears, make the devil meditate too.

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