Dr. Alan Watkins and on how controlling breathing creates heart coherence required for proper brain function

I watched these 2 TED talks by Dr. Alan Watkins.  The particular clip I'm sharing here is particularly interesting.  He illustrates that the way we consciously modulate our breathing creates a coherent heart beat, which then send the right "fuel" in terms of electricity up to the brain.  He says that when the heart is beating in a coherent manner, whether fast or slow, whether alert or relaxed, we...
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R.D. Laing and psychophobia – are we afraid of our own minds?

R.D. Laing talks about how we are afraid of our own minds and psyche's in this short video.  He calls it "psychophobia".  I love this guy. Interesting. https://youtu.be/2jrdCTnB6Do     //
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Mind and Brain and Bipolar Disorder… Dr. Daniel Seigel is mind blowing!

Dr. Daniel Seigel says "the mind uses the brain to create itself" and has a very interesting way of explaining this.   After that, he answers a question about serious mental illness, bipolar disorder, and how it has chaos and rigidity, which are impairments of integration.   https://youtu.be/Gr4Od7kqDT8?t=55m
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Dr. Daniel Fisher talks about community dialogues and psychosis

I just discovered Dr. Daniel Fisher and dude knows what he is talking about.  His article on "A New Understanding of Psychosis" is a must read.  This guy is a doc and he was diagnosed with schizophrenia in his mid 20's. http://www.madinamerica.com/2012/08/a-new-understanding-of-psychosis/ http://www.madinamerica.com/2012/07/community-dialogues-for-recovery-and-wellness/ https://youtu.be/g...
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More biophilia to feed my nature deficit disorder

To me, nature is eye candy.  I look, observe, and capture as the light hits my retina in divine rapture.  Nothing is better than this ever moving dance, always there to be seen, if it means to be what its meant to mean.  It seems that everything is made of color and the more I pay attention to the colors of nature, the deeper I can see.  She whispers her secrets if I have the ears to hear what is ...
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Psychosis notebooks audio…psychosis from the inside out

Excerpts from my psychosis notebooks, what I've written in and about my experience of psychosis.  None of this factual and is only for entertaining ideas, thoughts, musings, confusings, contextualizing, wondering, pondering, etc.   https://youtu.be/klv14_d78Nw   https://youtu.be/C57GEVMBm8A
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When hypomania tips to psychosis..bipolar lifestyle design

Living with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder 1 has got me wondering.  I am always wondering and in a state of wonder.  I wonder that I can be "doing so well", working, being social, getting involved, and be in a state of psychosis and admitted to psych ward as wellness spills over into illness.  It feels like my mania has changed to actually mean I am just doing too much in actual reality.  Too muc...
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Dr. Stan Grof talks about the Consciousness Revolution

I watched this video and there are a few good nuggets in there for people like me who have experienced bipolar psychosis or non-ordinary states of consciousness.  I hope one day for a more inclusive and understanding paradigm for inner travel.  I love the term "morphogenetic field".  Oh ya!   https://youtu.be/S9McQru3rdY
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Laughing at myself…what I thought in mania and psychosis

I still have me original stack of 500 plus sheets of paper that I "created" when I was in my first episode of mania and psychosis.  I was looking through it quickly and I found a few comedic gems.  It's interesting how my brain was making associations in that state.  The first page is a list where I go from Patch Adams to The Jumanji to St. Johns Wort to "How do I save the butterflies".  Haha rand...
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