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Biophotons, light and much more are we!

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I just read "Emission of Biophotons and Neural Activity of the Brain", and it got me marveling yet again about how "light" is really the language we all speak, at the level of the body AND the soul. So I can't help but wonder how the very small (light at the level of atoms and cells) and the immensely large (cosmic, like within the field of astronomy) link up. What we do think we know is that there is, at least, a connection from the body to the quantum through the tubulins within the microtubules of the neurons of our brain. And biophotons, at every frequency domain, seem to be our little light messengers between our human consciousness and the field of consciousness as a whole. This particular article was about the role of biophotons in the activity of our brain.

For those of you who may be new to this, a quantum of light is a unit or chunk of light, and we call it a photon. In the body, it is called a biophoton. The array of light that is the field of our biophotons is still a great mystery scientifically, our understanding still in its infancy. But we do know that it is at once local, and involved in electro-chemical communication and resonant energy transfer processes, as well as nonlocal, and entangled with the quantum vacuum, the field of potentiality. And it seems that subatomically, within the proton of the nucleus of each atom, lie the quantum worm-holes through which this light travels multidimensionally!

Biophotons are produced by our cells, largely from the oxidative metabolism of the mitochondria, the power plants of the cell responsible for generating enough energy to fuel all the activities of the cell. For instance, in a single neuron associated with sight, over 100 biophotons per second can be produced during the process of visual perception.

Our biophotons are usually considered "ultra-weak" electromagnetic light, but as the authors point out, this name is misleading since really most of their intensity cannot actually be measured, primarily because it is absorbed and scattered during cellular activity. This is relevant when we want to understand where this kind of light is along the entire holographic spectrum of light. Think of octaves on a piano and how they are harmonics of one another. Now imagine the piano is multidimensional and not just a single array of keys and octaves.

The neurons of our brain and nervous system conduct, and actually communicate through, these biophoton signals (as well as electrical and other energy signals), and the more coherent (laser-like, well organized as a synchronous system) our biophoton field, the more coherent our brain and EEG. The more coherent our energy field as a whole, the healthier we tend to be, while a scattered field is correlated with dis-ease.

Within our neurons, are microtubules vibrating in different frequency modes. In their excited states, there is coherence and energy pumping, and biophotons are absorbed via biomolecules. In their ground state, coherence and energy pumping are lacking, and biophotons are absorbed by the vacuum. These states are entangled when there is superposition of both states, ground and coherence. Here we see that we have a quantum system, with microtubules giving us long coherence and large synchrony. Therefore, we can begin to sense how our information processing can extend from local to nonlocal domains.

How does this relate to our EEG readings? Some scientists suspect that the quantum vibrations are the source of our brain wave electrical activity measured by an EEG as voltage fluctuations across time and frequency (the rhythm or speed bandwidths of brain waves), on average, for a synchronized group of neurons numbering in the thousands. You may recognize the names of these frequency domains or rhythms as beta, alpha, theta, and delta brain waves, moving slower and slower from wakefulness to deeper relaxation and meditation to sleep. Gamma waves are even faster than beta (usually about 30-100 hertz) and have been observed in very experienced healers and advanced meditators. Gamma frequencies are thought to be involved in the synchronizing of neurons, which would make sense given that healers' energy is known to be highly coherent. It also then make sense why gamma rhythms would be observed when we are consolidating information and engaging in higher mental activity. 

So, what is the take-away point of all this? To realize that we are indeed light within light, just as our spiritual texts describe. At the level of our body and cells is electrical energy at the slowest bandwidths of communication signaling. But at even increasingly multidimensional levels are biophotons to be found, at all levels of higher and lower energy, bridging us from slower realms of human consciousness to the faster and more synchronized realms of Wholeness consciousness. And all of that IS the very light of who we really are as souls!

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Do You See Subtle Energy?

For those of you who see subtle energy, you may be wondering what exactly you are seeing. Here is a recent question I received and my response, shared with you who may have similar questions. I would love for you to message me on my Valerie Varan LPC Facebook page with your descriptions of how you see or experience subtle energy.

Q: Hi Valerie, I am rereading your book and am reading about imbalances of the third eye and one is detecting paranormal phenomena.  Is it an imbalance because of the vibration of the energy detected or where you are when you are able to detect it? I often detect things  and also see things all of the time floating around me.  The floating things are like sparkles, small circles and twisting strands of DNA.  It feels a bit other dimensional. Love to know your thoughts.-Miriam

A: I'm realizing by your question that some might think that I'm saying that if we see the paranormal, that it is imbalance in the third eye. What I was referring to by paranormal imbalances, was when people start freaking out about such psychic experiences, that kind of anxiety...

Thanks too for sharing what you see about the floating things. I too would like to get this conversation going about how people see what they see in other dimensions, because it differs across folks yet there are similarities. For example, my nephew describes it, then I text him a pic of the cover of Claude's Life Force book and he exclaims that it is exactly how he sees all the time. I told him he might be seeing at the subatomic particle level. Who knows?! You too. Your description sounds like his and Claude's pic. For me, I have the gestalt thing going on, where I can focus on seeing the materially hard things, or I can shift my eye focus and see what appears as the wave level of all things, where I see things as waves, shimmering and sparkling. Unfortunately in my case, when I see floaters, it is the gel of my eye deteriorating with age:(

Wouldn't it be great to hear all the different ways people see??

Here is the link below to Claude's cover pic:

http://www.amazon.com/Life-Force-Scienti…/…/ref=pd_sim_14_1…

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When Quantum Physics Intersects The Field Of Psychology

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The field of quantum physics has received a lot of attention lately. Perhaps you have heard the buzz, and are wondering what it is all about. And you may be pondering, “What does it have to do with psychology?”

Well, let me catch you up! In a nutshell, it all has to do with the nature of consciousness, and the way human predictions and measurements about the outcomes of experiments on subatomic particles, like electrons and photons, seemed to be influencing the actual outcome of the experiments. Not only that, it seemed to work both forward and backward in time! And, no matter how “blind” they tried to make the experimenters who were involved.

This started happening in the early days when scientists were experimenting to determine whether light was a thing or a no-thing, a particle (i.e. photon) or a wave of energy. What they found was that when they predicted it to be a wave, it turned out to be a wave. When they predicted it to be a particle, it turned out to be a particle. In essence, whether light showed the very qualities we associate with an “immaterial” wave, or those we associate with a material particle, depended upon us! The state of our human consciousness was influencing how light expressed itself!

In a worldview, where there is one absolute reality, and it is a material one, and only human beings think, that would be impossible. But evidently, it was not. It happened again, and again, and again.

Then, they tried to fool the light. They conjured up all kinds of ways to do so. They would have different people do different parts of the experiment so that whoever shot out the electron, let’s say, and got the experiment underway, wouldn’t know which outcome was predicted by a different experimenter. This is what is called making the experimenter “blind” to the experiment or to the outcome predicted.

They even tried to have a separate person predict the outcome, after other people had already run the experiment, and even those people were blind to the results. But still, it was generally hugely statistically significant, that if the “prediction” was for it to show up as a wave, it did. And if it was for it to show up as a particle, it did. It worked both backward and forward in time.

Then it got even weirder. What Einstein called that “spooky-action-at-a-distance.”

They were playing around with these subatomic particles again. And, I’ll continue to describe it casually like this, they took a couple of electrons from the same family, and separated them. They shipped one off to one part of the world, and another off to the opposite part of the world. But these tiny little particles were so connected with one another (scientists call it being “entangled”), that when the experimenters would do something to “move” one of the particles, its brother or sister particle would react at the exact same time.

Again, this was considered “impossible” because scientists only knew about electromagnetic energies at that time. The thing about electromagnetic energy is that, at its slower frequency or speed, it takes time and space to travel. So, if these spooky-action-at-a-distance or “nonlocal” effects were electromagnetic effects, it should have taken time at least for the communication waves to travel through space to its sibling. But it didn’t. The sibling always knew immediately whatever communication was being transmitted to it across the globe. And it danced in concert with its sibling, as if they were one entity, together in the same space!

It would seem, again and again, that these subatomic particles were conscious in their own way, would be aware of human thought or consciousness, and would dance according to the music of our intent! Nonlocally, across great distances, and in synchrony with their remote dance partners!

As you can imagine, this greatly divided the physicists. Some refused to believe these results were real. Some decided to play it safely and stick to conventional particle physics. But others, greatly daring pioneers we now call quantum physicists, chose to pursue this controversial and belief-shattering line of evidence and research.

They are my quantum superheroes. And I have been a groupie for over thirty-five years now. I have been trying to read what they find, as soon as I hear about it. And I have been synthesizing their research with what I know from other disciplinary consciousness studies and the field of psychology, and from what I have learned from ancient wisdom or direct experience.

Where are they now with all of this? There is too much to tell here. And I try to summarize it a bit more technically in my book Living in a Quantum Reality. But I will say that they are now researching these nonlocal and “magical” effects, and have begun to describe “torsion fields” as being correlated with those effects. I’ll simply let you know that, according to MIT physicist Dr. Claude Swanson, torsion fields are related to the left- and right-handed spin motion of subatomic particles and waves; they don’t seem to take any time at all to travel, and seem to be responsible for “impossible” but routinely documented experiences like intuition, telepathy, extrasensory perception (ESP), remote viewing, entanglement, clairvoyance, precognitive dreams, distant healing, and the like.

And, from Stanford materials scientist Dr. William A. Tiller’s work, we have evidence of a second layer of physical reality, one that is unique, and is of a different physics (i.e. of a different electromagnetic symmetry state) and can be influenced by human consciousness. The acupuncture system of energetic meridians and chakras seems to be associated with this different symmetry state, even when the overall body is not. He has also found that human consciousness and intention can condition a room or space, meaning it can change the physics or symmetry of the space in a room, and these effects last after the meditators have left the room and completed their experiment. This helps me explain to my clients...who comment that they feel an electrical current buzz through them when they walk into my therapy space, or that they feel they are using my energy to shift to other states of consciousness...and provide a technical basis for their experience. 

Dr. Tiller has shown as well that human consciousness and intent can influence even random event generator mechanical devices that are programmed to move randomly (like little robots). But scientists have also found that baby chick consciousness can do the same! For those of us who have wondered if we are influencing the lights, or the mechanical operation of the copy machines at work or our cars, perhaps we really are!

Many quantum pioneers are at work helping us connect the dots of our data. Dr. Edgar Mitchell founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and Dr. Dean Radin has done much research in the psi area of human consciousness. Dr. James Oschman has synthesized our understanding of the bioenergetic field of the body, and the underpinnings of energy medicine. HeartMath has provided extensive research on the biomagnetic field effects of the heart, compared to the brain, and its interrelationship with our bodily functions. Dr. Gary Schwartz has contributed to our understanding of how human consciousness seems to survive death of the physical body. Dr. Fred Gallo and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology is helping us bridge this information to the field of psychology, while Dr. David Feinstein is working with APA to keep them abreast of these quantum developments and their applications to psychotherapy. Dr. Stanislav Grof and Dr. Charles Tart are two pioneers in the field of psychology who dared to study and document the various experiences in consciousness that are supposedly “impossible”, but for which we have much evidence. And there are so many more that I wish I could name.

You would be right if you speculated that there is still much debate going on among these multidisciplinary professionals. They still don’t have a consensus definition for concepts like energy, thought, mind or consciousness. Though I more recently heard Dan Siegel, MD define the mind in terms of energy and information, which I too had done.

In Living with a Quantum Reality, I do dare to define energy as power, traveling as waves at simultaneous yet distinct bandwidths of speed or frequency (including electricity, magnetism, and torsion). And consciousness, as spheres within spheres within spheres, like nested Russian dolls, of "energy-carrying-information". I further explain how it is the information, that which we detect through our experience and senses as qualities or characteristics, that distinguishes one sphere of consciousness from another; but how the unifying field of consciousness as a whole is the source of our sense of wholeness, may be the same as the quantum field of potentiality, and the very essence of the energy we call the God of love.

I love that consciousness has been found to be encoded with holographically-patterned, and unique energetic signatures of information. And no matter how small, each part of the whole has access to the information of the whole, nonlocally connected even beyond space and time!

So, there you are. Consciousness, it seems, is fundamental to our reality. Not bricks of matter, like is assumed by most scientists, including psychologists, today.

The way I like to summarize this more quantum pantheistic worldview and its relevance to the field of psychology is that the quantum field of potentiality (beyond the confining rules of time and space and electromagnetism) is brimming nonlocally and holographically with all possibilities of Divine creation. We can and do engage this field, whether we do so consciously and with intent. Or subconsciously and randomly.

When we engage with this cosmic field with intent, we (e.g. through the power of our laser-focused and loving consciousness) cohere or bundle energy into its particle form. Energy appears as matter. Wave appears as particle. This is the source of the mind-body-spirit connection, and our human capacity to co-create in our world. 

Conventional physicists act as if reality is a duality, having a wave nature distinct from a particle nature. Theologians too traditionally preach to us as if our spiritual nature is distinct from our physical nature, seeing God as separate from creation (though Jesus himself taught that the Kingdom of God is within each of us). Psychologists generally deny the existence of Spirit, and simply recognize body with its instinctual consciousness, distinct from the higher reasoning and abstract mind. It's time for at least those within the field of psychology to realize scientifically that it is all One Consciousness, appearing in many forms, visible and invisible to our perception, depending on our perceptual bandwidth. 

Psychotherapy as a profession will best serve each of us when it leaves the confines of the medical model, which for decades it has so exclusively embraced out of its psychological need to be recognized as a "hard science". And when it extends its own mind around the higher mental and spiritual realities, traveled by many,. Awakening-related experiences must be included in its scope as a helping profession. Yes, there will always be those who need medical care since they are struggling to maintain even normal human psychological well-being. But if even 5% of Americans are awakening to higher consciousness realities then that's 16 million of us who need a more quantum psychology.

Bottom line: It is time for the field of psychology to adopt the worldview of quantum physicists who tell us that we are actually consciousness as a field of energy and information at our core essence. For if the primary expertise of psychology is about states of mind and consciousness, then it certainly better know that these are essential in defining who we are, and what we experience as our fundamental reality.

 

Quantum Meta-physics by Paul Levy

Paul Levy vents his frustration with the field of conventional physics in this article titled Quantum Meta-Physics. A rather long read, but if you are up for it, you will get a sense of the evolving drama within the field of physics, and an explanation of many of the paradigm shattering concepts that ignited the quantum debate. If you scroll down toward the end, the key points are summarized.

Gravity, Time, Space, Consciousness and Love

After seeing the movie Interstellar last night, I awoke this morning contemplating the interrelationship among gravity, time and space, and eventually...of consciousness and love. Though some physicists are currently debating whether gravity pulls or space pushes, and therefore whether gravity is a real force at all, I have my own speculations about the topic based on what I have read and intuited over the years. And how it relates to what we experience around us. Let me start out first by putting it out there that, it seems to me, as we beings emerge from the vacuum of pure nothingness, from the realm of the formless, and into form, we do transmute into the lower and denser bands of frequencies of this place, this space. Time seems to be a point in space, and therefore relative to space. Physicists now call it spacetime because of the way time and space are intertwined.

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How Consciousness Is Holographic

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A hologram is a blueprint, a multidimensional image.

This image is formed from light, or from the blend of many waves of energy, carrying information from many different levels of frequency. The information from the whole, is contained within each part.

In other articles I defined consciousness very simply as energy carrying information. Now we can say that consciousness is a holographic field of energy carrying multidimensional information. And it is consciousness that serves as the template or blueprint, to which matter organizes, whether in the form of a human, a rock or any other material object.

Feel Nothing Inside? Look to Quantum Physics for Relief

You feel nothing inside.

Some panic. Others distract themselves with external stimulation, like engaging in gossip about the neighbors, being glued to the smartphone, being plugged into music, or downloading the next app. Most cover up the feeling by getting drunk or using drugs.

But quantum physics tells us that the nothing is more powerful than any something. Just because you feel nothing inside, doesn't mean you are a nothing inside.

The nothing is really space. Your core essence of self as energy and consciousness.

Esoteric sources tells us that space is an entity. A being.

Quantum physics teaches us that every thing is mostly no-thing. The analogy often used is that if you are standing in a cathedral, the space is the size of the cathedral. The thing, the particle, the substance is only the size of a speck of dust floating in a light beam. This proportion holds whether we are talking about an atom, a water molecule, you, or the entire planet.

What they have found is that space is literally the womb for all existence as we know it in physical reality. Space is the field of potentiality out of which all manifests. And that conscious observation is what creates the something out of the apparent nothing.

You are a conscious creator. So be creative with your consciousness. Choose wisely that which you create with your thoughts, your mind, your attention, your imagination. Make something out of your nothing. It is your birthright.

Quantum Psychology: 7 Faces of the Quantum Self

Here is a very brief look at 7 faces of the quantum self. Of course the quantum self is limitless, but these are the facets through which most of us can categorize our experience. 1. Physical-Instinctual Consciousness This is the center of consciousness most related to the physical body, its instinctual default programming, and its motivating force that leads us to seek out safety, security and self preservation. 2. Emotional-Relational Consciousness This sphere brings us our awareness of being in relationship with another person, a color, an idea...anything at all. Emotion is the vibrational response of that focused awareness; it is a biofeedback measure of what is like us or not like us. From here arise fears and desires, attractions and repulsions, and empathy/lower psychic senses. The desire to be in relationship, and to procreate are motivated from this layer of consciousness. 3. Mental Consciousness From here comes our linear/analytical thought, all that mental chatter, and the desire to achieve and develop our personal power. 4. Loving-Intuitive Consciousness Within this state of consciousness, we think like a "we", are motivated by unconditional unselfish love, and find ourselves to be more intuitive. 5. Higher Creative Consciousness Our power coming from higher love, we find that we are motivated to create for the larger good. 6. Visionary Consciousness Having tapped into a loving desire to help others, we find ourselves intuiting ideas for things that have never been done before. 7. Transcendent-Oneness Consciousness Through this portal, our higher sense of self connects with our lower bodies.In this state we sense our oneness and interconnection with all that is visible and invisible.  

Quantum Psychology: Quantum Principles Useful for Psychotherapy

1. Underlying all matter are waves of vibration. 2. These waves carry information. (In doubt, consider the internet!) Because they do, the energy seems to be intelligent, aware, interacting, adapting, varying.... and causing effects. We experience these waves or fields of awareness as consciousness. 3. Fields of consciousness are primary. Matter is energy organized into denser structures called form, and is secondary to consciousness.The body is organized according to the fields of consciousness upon which it is constructed. 4. Every thought carries a vibration, which causes an immediate effect throughout the body. This is the basis for the mindbody toolkit, which includes constructive self-talk, intention-setting, imagery, music, any kind of verbal mantra or silent prayer. 5. Vibrations intersect with one another. Some are produced from within. Some come from outside ourselves. Some cancel each other out. Others amplify. No wonder it is hard to say for sure the source of most of our diseases. 6. It is not constructive to dwell on uncomfortable thoughts, for it simply amplifies them. It is extremely fruitful when we learn how to think constructively more often than not! 7. Nonlocal effects are evident. They clearly are not due to electromagnetic energy, which takes time and space to travel. It seems that torsion fields help explain these mysterious happenings, observed in distant healing, quantum entanglement, remote viewing, and telepathy. When we suspend disbelief, it is amazing the effects we can have with our thoughts...on our body, our family, our world. 8. Resonance. Waves resonate with one another when their peaks and valleys match up. We can feel when we resonate with a thought, an idea, even another person who seems "on our same wavelength". 9. Entrainment. When waves resonate together, they share or exchange information. This effect is called entrainment. When we entrain with another person, we are like one mind because we have become one mind. Our mental waves group with the other's mental waves. (And it doesn't stop with mental waves...) What is in our mind is accessible to the other and vice versa. 10. Scattered vs coherent energy. Scattered energy is like a scatter plot diagram or a bunch of random dots on a page of paper. It lacks in power. Coherent energy is whirled into an organized form, chiefly the swirl or spiral seen in a tornado or hurricane. Scattered thoughts are like random energy; random out, random in. But coherent thoughts are produced when we learn to be mindful, to meditate, to focus with clear multisensory intent. Imagine when our thoughts are aligned with the intent of our soul, the power we have to attract synchronous experience!

The Paradigm Shift to Quantum Psychology

It is time for a sweeping revision, repair and restoration of the field of psychology. Stanislav Grof MD said it this way,

"We are not talking here about a minor patchwork.....but a major fundamental overhaul. The resulting conceptual cataclysm would be comparable in its nature and scope to the revolution that physicists had to face in the first three decades of the twentieth century when they had to move from Newtonian to quantum-relativistic physics. And, in a sense, it would represent a logical complement to the radical changes in understanding of the material world that have already happened in physics."

In his article Revision and Re-Enchantment of Psychology: Legacy of Half a Century of Consciousness Research, The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 2012, Vol. 44, No. 2. Grof asserted that a materialistic view of the human psyche simply does not fit all of the data. He suggested that it was time for psychology to recognize that the brain does not produce consciousness because consciousness is already everywhere. Consciousness is primary and fundamental.

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Becoming A More Conscious World

How do we become a more conscious world, when it all can seem so beyond our individual capacities to change it? In short, we do what we can, from where we are, from the inside out. According to a 2009 telephone survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, 65% of American adults express a belief or have had at least one transpersonal experience, and 72% attend religious service at least yearly. About half of us have had a religious or mystical experience or moment of spiritual awakening, more than double the 22% reported in 1962. The point being, that a solid majority of us in the US seem to identify as spiritual people.

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Navigating the Spheres of Consciousness...Consciously

Are you are the driver of your experience in consciousness? Most of us are not. Through our lack of awareness, we carelessly allow ourselves to be tossed around by anything and everything. What we experience then is randomness. It is possible, however, to take the driver's seat and direct our consciousness anywhere within spacetime, or beyond its limits and boundaries. For example, we can direct our attention to the consciousness of our cells. And in so doing, we can enter the mind of our cells. We can stay in this plane of consciousness when we desire, which we certainly will until we choose to transcend it. We can navigate our consciousness into the sphere of our soul body. And from that Self, dialogue with self. We can reach out to the Cosmic Self by driving there with specific intention, and allowing self to stretch until it breaks into Self. the blackberry  

What the Shift in Consciousness Means to Us as Individuals and as a Whole

purplefabricRecently I met a young man in his thirties. As our conversation deepened, he began to talk about how everything is energy, about recent findings from quantum physics, and about having felt the shift of 2012. "It wasn't a shift like they thought it would be; it was a shift in consciousness. I felt it. Many people I know have felt it."

The "shift" is a shift in the very fabric of our identity, our values, our motivations, our sense of self. We begin to feel different from most of society and long for change in the world. We question the very foundation upon which our culture has been constructed, and seek to re-invent our systems and way of life.

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The Course of Our Development - In Consciousness, Motivation and Love

This is intended to serve as a very brief, simplified sketch of a consciousness-based model or map, which highlights our human development and psychology of values.  It offers us a milestone by which we can pace our personal evolutionary growth, as well as that of others, that of nations, even that of humanity as a whole. Many of my clients have found the verbal version so insightful for understanding their inner sense of conflicting values and differences from others, that I am attempting here to put it into the written word. This model incorporates eastern psychology and the discussion of the chakras (i.e. spinning vortices/intersections of energy), which carry information into our human body. It also integrates western psychology's contribution about the nature of our intelligence, and the science of happiness, as well as the experience of human desire, aspiration, motivation and love.  

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