Tag: Consciousness

Studies on Plants Suggest Consciousness Exists As A Separate Entity From The Brain

In Brief The Facts:Monica Gagliano, a thirty-seven-year-old animal ecologist at the University of Western Australia has conducted multiple experiments with plants that suggest they are a living, thinking, feeling and emotional beings. Reflect On:Does consciousness reside in all things? Is a brain necessary to posses consciousness? Is consciousness dependant on a brain? When it comes…
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Connecting Life to Consciousness With Your Breath

“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts.” These are the words of Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh. I contemplated on these words and realized their profound nature. Breath really does connect us with our point of origin, as well as the Source of all that…
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Quantum Physics — How Consciousness Is the Foundation for What We Perceive as Reality

Description: We all know that we have consciousness and that it is somehow connected to the brain but isn’t the same as the mind. Some even think that it is the only thing that differentiates us from animals. But have you ever given some thought about what is it and how it correlates to reality?…
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Taking Back Our Power

Give me a child for the first seven years, and I’ll give you the man. – Francis Xavier (1506-1552), co-founder Jesuits For over 400 years, the Jesuits have offered this popular adage to their community. While many people are aware of this saying, I believe that few are aware of its meaning. Basically, the Jesuits…
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4 Ways to Live in a More Conscious Way

The word “conscious” has nearly become a buzzword these days, meaning it has started being used in ways which drift from what it actually means. What does it actually mean to be conscious and live in a more conscious way? Here are just a few examples of what this means. Be Deliberate in Your Thoughts,…
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4 Techniques to Expand Your Consciousness

Evolution is a process of ebbs and flows. Contraction and expansion are a normal part of the process and both have their place. However, when we expand our perspective to have an ultra-wide field of awareness, we see that everything evolve and expands. Even the universe, the most macro-scale construct we know of, is in…
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Ready To Unleash Your Full Potential? Deepak Chopra’s New Book Is About To Show You How

This month, Deepak Chopra M.D., FACP, is releasing what might be—in a way—his most practical book yet: A 31-day guide to unleashing your full potential, or in other words, “becoming metahuman.” “Nothing is more transformative, which is why this book feels so urgent to me,” he says of Metahuman. Chopra, a preeminent voice and thought…
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The Mystery of Reality Is the Mystery of You

Solving the mystery of reality is left to experts, which is nothing new. The explanations of the cosmos is assigned to physicists today as it was assigned to theologians in an age of faith. In some ways modern people are even less interested in the topic. Your soul isn’t likely to be in jeopardy if…
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How Art Changes Consciousness

Art can heal us, inspire us, and alter our brain chemistry With so much talk about the evidence of the positive effects of yoga and meditation, you might be surprised at what scientific research also says about how art effects the brain. Long before modern neuroscience, artists were creating works to inspire people and today…
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The ‘Secret of Life’ is Not Encoded in the Genes

Becoming the Masters of Our Genes It was once thought that genes could turn themselves on and off, and in the process, they could control the character of our lives. This belief led to the conclusion that our fate was controlled by the genome we acquired from our mother and father at the moment of…
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Some Simple Rules to Maintain a Conscious Lifestyle

A conscious lifestyle entails living carefully with awareness and care for your surroundings. This lifestyle is all about being in control of your life, having a life that you want rather than the one nature gives you, and making well-calculated decisions based on your truths and principles. Maintaining a conscious lifestyle makes one enjoy a peaceful…
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The Long Lost Art Of Practicing Tolerance

Tolerance is usually defined as the capacity to accept the existing of some behaviors and beliefs which do not often agree with the ones we have. The second definition of tolerance is to have the capacity to tolerate concepts and ideas with having our heart and mind open. When practicing tolerance consciously, we actually evolve…
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Facts You Discover When You Wake Up Outside the Matrix

Most people who are following a spiritual path know that reality has two forms: physical (which can be touched and tangible) and metaphysical (which lies beyond our regular sensory perception). We can imagine the world as a boundless dual mirror. On one side of this mirror, you can see the material universe. On the other…
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The Levels of Consciousness

Your consciousness is your ability to be aware of yourself and the world around you and to feel connected to it. Raising one’s consciousness while often used with specific spiritual connotation is becoming more aware and in tune with your life, having less misconceptions, false beliefs, and traumas running your life from behind the scenes. But how…
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Self-Awareness For Spiritual Seekers

To many of us, self-awareness is like a mythical unicorn: Sometimes we catch fleeting glimpses of it. But as soon as we’ve spotted it, it vanishes into thin air. What is this mysterious quality that we think we possess, but actually rarely do? Most importantly, WHY is self-awareness so important? Being self-aware is an essential part of…
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The Symptoms of Higher Consciousness: 18 Unmistakable Signs of Spiritual Awakening

What does it mean to be awake? What are the characteristics of the state of ‘spiritual wakefulness’ or ‘enlightenment’? I’ll summarise these characteristics or signs of spiritual awakening as they have emerged from my research. Then we’ll look at where these characteristics come from — that is, try to identify how the state of wakefulness gives rise…
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3 Transformational Processes Within the Spiritual Growth

There are three transformational processes within the evolution of the Consciousness. These are, in fact, three levels of development. At these different levels of development the state and functions of the Consciousness show entirely different signs. If we are aware of these characteristic signs, we may easily recognize what state of development of the Consciousness…
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