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The essence of the soul

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Where is the soul? In the heart? In the head? In the fingers? Where?

The soul has 5 levels of consciousness:

1. NEFESH: Connected to the body engine system.
2. RUACH: Connected to our emotions.
3. NESHAMA: Connected to our intellectual attributes: wisdom, understanding, knowledge.
4. JAYA: Connected to our willpower and faith.
5. YECHIDA: The innermost level where the essence of the soul is revealed.

Man is created with four elements: fire, air, water, earth… but this creation is corporeal: bones, flesh, organs… Still missing something that activates the whole nervous and psychological system…

This is the vital force… The spirit… Is the force called NEFESH … that is put into our blood (over 87 grams) to awaken a living being who can speak, move…

In fact, genetics found that combination of fire, air and water in the sperm… This is how everything is set to flow… but … these elements are combined with one more: earth… and this is how a human being is formed. This element is found in the woman’s ovum.

When the male sperm and the female ovum join, the NEFESH wakes up to form the fetus. Then the embryo is taken care of, 87 grams of blood are reached and NEFESH binds more and more to form the creature.

This NEFESH, like the body, has organs and spiritual veins that bind to its corresponding physical part. This transmits energy throughout the body.

That’s how the soul flows, but like everything else, it requires a specific base. For example, the base of NEFESH is the liver, for the RUACH, and for the brain, the NESHAMA. (The other two levels: JAYA and YECHIDA are out of this world. They are very high).

The soul is very special… A disconnection from the body allows us to experience feelings… from distant events to future events… The soul understands the spiritual world… the essence… but restrictions appear when it meets the body… It’s limited…

For example, the NESHAMA is the spiritual soul, that activates the body. If the level of the NESHAMA reaches the body to join the RUACH and NEFESH, it causes a person to rise and appreciate the secrets of the Universe. “And He breathed into his nostrils one NESHAMA of life and man became a living NEFESH” (Genesis 2: 7).

But there are still two higher levels: the one with ADAM after the fall. This level is JAYA. A level of understanding of the Creator and Creation. It is a very spiritual covering. Kabbalists call it “enveloping light”… And the last one is YECHIDA… who reaches this merit, may have a similar light of Adam before the fall. It is the purest. People arriving there, never die.

Source: Tora.org
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Body and soul

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This is the Torah, man…
Numbers 19:14

What is the soul? How does it work? To understand these questions we must first understand how the human body works in man.

No! Soul and body are not the same. Man’s soul is covered with the HUMAN BODY (bones, skin, arteries…) that is the dress of the soul.

The soul has also its parts. It consists of 365 arteries and 248 SPIRITUAL organs. Each of these spiritual parts are linked to their physical parts in the human body, i.e. to its 365 arteries and 248 PHYSICAL organs.

Soul and body aren´t the same but they work together. They aren´t separated at all. The parts of the soul are united with the physical parts to give LIFE and allow the operation. The spiritual connection is what helps the body to have VITALITY.

The first soul that G-d created had an impressive level of purity. It’s the soul of the first man (ADAM, אדם) in its original state… but … after the fall, a poison was expanded in the soul… and the souls… causing disease and death…

That’s why to fulfill positive MITZVOT (מצוות, positive actions; what many know as commandments) restores life to the soul, because every MITZVAH (מצוה) is related to a specific member in the human body. Likewise, to avoid negative MITZVOT (מצוות, negative actions, what many know as commandments) can save us from polluting or sick soul and body.

It’s not strange that Judaism talks about 613 MITZVOT: 248 positive mitzvot and 365 negative mitzvot, each one associated with each of the 248 organs and 365 spiritual (soul) and physical (body) arteries.

MITZVAH (מצוה) comes from the verb LeTZAVot (לצוות, order) which finally units. When we fulfill a miTZVah we are uniting with G-d. MiTZVot are related to the Creator and with all existence. The man was planned based on the TORAH MODEL (תורה, teachings received by Moses at Sinai).

Could we avoid disease, achieve a pure soul and have eternal life? Yes! and welcome G-d to live in us and connect with him more and more deeply. Even though this is a complex issue and keeps raising questions, its meaning is deep… There is always more…

We must raise this world to the state of purity, connect more to allow G-d to speak more directly to our hearts, that the sky may come down to earth and that light may expand everywhere… There is a ladder and the ladder is called: TORAH. 

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Chaos and Order (Bereshit)

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I know, we all feel like this… with our heads made a mess…

How good that this doesn’t happen to you!!!

It’s just to stop a moment, understand and sort out some things on our mind. If we don’t sort them, we can write them on a paper. If that doesn’t work well, we can do squares of paper and write each concern and complexity.

We order them and settle in various forms, as with chess or with a jigsaw. If not, we work again on this process. Things have their sequences, remember this always.

There is nothing bad or good. The situations we face and live are also arranged in sequential systems, but not necessarily in the correct sequence, as inconsistencies in the cartesian coordinates.

Do you remember the domino game where all the pieces fall? What if we take three or four pieces of the center or of the extremes? Maybe five or six? Exactly, the sequence is not met, nor reaches the end.

Chaos Theory tells of complex and dynamic systems, very sensitive to variations in the initial conditions. Small variations in these initial conditions can lead to large differences in future behavior, making long-term prediction impossible… Why?

The actual chaos is not disorder, in contrast, it is simply a neat sequential system (level) but with a different sequence which we deal with. And the hand that removes and relocates the dominoes is just ours.

We as human beings are capable and have the obligation to gradually build our destiny and everyday look for those bits of ivory to polish our own game pieces… giving to our sequences the desired end.

Author: Alberto Saenz
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Curing cancer

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As simple as changing your diet… That’s all.

People have always told us about a unique alternative: chemotherapy. But this is now in the past.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital tells about an alternative that many do not know, just because others do not want to inform about it.

All people have cancer cells. Nobody escapes. These cells appear between 5 and 10 times more.

When the system is stronger, those cells are destroyed, preventing the formation and multiplication of tumor, but if there is a nutritional deficiency, the cancer appears.

Chemotherapy seeks to poison cancer cells that grow fast, but it also poisons the healthy cells in the bone marrow or the intestinal tract, which is affecting the liver, heart, lungs, kidneys.

This only causes cells to move, evolve, resist, making complex the destruction.

Why does it happens? Because of genetic, environmental, dietary and lifestyle factors. The only way to strengthen the immune system is by changing the diet.

To remove and replace sugar in small quantities by honey, can help to remove them, as well as replacing salt with sea or vegetable salt.

Milk is also another product to remove, because it creates mucosa in the gastrointestinal tract and cancer feeds with mucosa. It must be replaced with unsweetened soy milk.

Cancer cells love acidic areas. Meat is high in acid, so if the diet is just based on meat, there is a problem.

Coffee or chocolate should also be avoided because they have a lot of caffeine… it’s better to drink green tea. Furthermore it´s better to purify or filter water.

Exercise and meditation also help to oxygenate… and finally… the Johns Hopkins Hospital recommends:

– Do not use plastic containers in the microwave.

– Do not put water bottles in freezer.

– Do not use plastic wraps on containers in the microwave.

Cancer is an integral disease: mind, body, spirit… A positive person can survive, while a negative person, just creates a tense atmosphere.

To have a heart full of love and gratitude, learn to relax and enjoy, this could end with all this…

Source: Barcelona Alternativa
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Understanding the human mind

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Experts from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Research in Lausanne, Switzerland, have made great discoveries about the performance of the human mind.

Computerized systems allow to create very clear representations of the brain tissue in order to understand its behavior.

Scientists from the Blue Brain Project have already shown this progress and hope that in the future they can develop a simulation of the brain, with its chemical and nervous reactions.

For example, experiments with rats revealed that “electrical patterns of approximately 30,000 neurons in the restorated tissue, and about 40 million synapses (connections between neurons) that they create,” according to the source, Estado de Israel.

Professor Idan Segev, from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, explained that these experiments will help to detail the health of the brain to develop new digital models and treat brain diseases.

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Do you know the headaches?

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Pum! Pum! Pum! You wake up and it resonates. You’re working and it resonates. You do something and it resonates. You are quiet and it resonates. Oh, what pain! Something that happens to many people… but they don’t know the reasons.

Experts say that often these aren’t dangerous and are caused by stress, sinus or tension… although it would be good to know the types that exist.

Nutri Lovers tells what pains are those that insist on a visit to the doctor:

Thunder type headache

Strong and frequent. It appears instantly. It can be caused by a brain hemorrhage.

Headache after injury

If this happens, you should visit a doctor immediately. This may be a warning sign of a concussion. Only a small wound can cause bleeding.

Headache gets worse while walking

If you go to sleep with this discomfort, and it persists the next day when you wake up (even you feel like throwing up), it can be dangerous. Worse, if no drug works and only increases when you exercise or walk, it can be very serious. It may a tumor.

The worst headache of your life

It’s a pain you feel in the head and upper neck because there is still a lie, can’t tolerate light, there is confusion and want to vomit. It may indicate a hemorrhage because there was a break in your brain.

Sudden headache

It is accompanied by severe pain, some part of the body is numbed, there is weakness, loss of balance, difficulty to talk or walk. It may indicate a heart attack. You must go to the emergency.

Unusual headache

If pain is rare, better ask an expert. Some of its features are:

– Pain after 50.
– The frequency, location and severity change.
– The pain gets worse.
– Difficulty in speech and vision.
– Pain after having sex, running or lifting weights.
– The worst pain you’ve ever experienced.
– Confusion, memory loss and balance.
– Nausea, fever or vomiting that lasts.
– Shortness of breath.
– Seizures.
– Inability to do normal activities.

Source: Nutri Lovers
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Obsolete beliefs

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If you want to have a life full of permanent welfare, it is important to learn how to throw out, shake, sweep or clean certain settings such as:

– Complaints
– Speaking bad of someone
– To be irritated or angry
– Envy someone
– To hate something or someone
– Create enmity with someone
– Be afraid (the basis of all the misfortunes)
– Wanting to be more than the other
– Not helping people
– Think that only bad things happen
– Think that you just live in a world of chaos
– Think that spirituality doesn’t solve your problems

If you start every day to work with this list, you will be sure to improve your inner world and that of others… And if this happens, you’d be contributing greatly to the restoration of this world… of our world…

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Thank you for…

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It’s not always easy to say “THANK YOU”… much less… to turn it into a “daily friend”. If you learn to do it forever, we would accelerate the restoration of the world.

It’s not a secret formula but neither a useless expression. It’s simply a word so ALIVE and REAL, that by pronouncing it our brain reacts with joy and love.

The “THANK YOU” rescues us and reminds us, all the good about life, bringing light and away everything we have learned: complaint, pain, darkness, negativity…

According to research, HAPPINESS can be summarized as: THANKS.

The practice of gratitude has helped awaken and increase positive emotions, reducing depression, fears, resentments, anxieties…

The problem is that IT doesn´t always come naturally, negative thoughts want to be very strong… but… we can make it a habit. We will see how our life is opening space for joy and connection with others.

There are a number of exercises, simple in theory, but a challenge for everyone. Exercise ourselves will bring recovery, empathy and kindness:

1. Count your gifts: Write three things (regardless of size) that were well at the end of the day and write why you think this happened.

2. Mental Subtraction: Appreciate what you have at the moment, you don’t know if it will leave and when. A good practice is to think: what if I get nothing more? It’s to think on how lucky we are.

3. Refrain: There is a tendency to enjoy and desire pleasures. We adapt to them and they to us. Over time, it’s customary. If we take a break, we temporarily refrain (a week, for example), to take them up again later. So the excitement and satisfaction will increase. We learn to appreciate everything more. Moderation is best for our happiness.

4. Delight: We can practice the saving hike. Take about 20 minutes per week, with a different route, emphasizing the delight that can appreciate our senses: smells of food, conversations, children practicing acts of kindness, landscapes that soothe and refresh and other sensations. This is to tune with your environment and connect with people.

5. Say thanks from your heart: This expression can be electric. This helps us and others to feel valued and appreciated. It also deepens into social relations. It’s to put it in our DNA to circulate throughout the body. You feel and others feel!

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This is integral health

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Connecting the cord of communication between patients and doctors is to increase empathy, decrease pain, increase the cure, reduce symptoms, increase performance, reduce costs, increase holistic health… decrease to eradicate the disease.

But sympathy is not the same as empathy:

Sympathy is just SHARING emotions, but don´t allow the jump to personalized tactics.

Empathy seeks to UNDERSTAND the emotions to find the best way and provide a healthy lifestyle, i.e., a PROJECT OF LIFE.

The big problem persists. Many doctors don’t perceive empathy as an essential ingredient in which “win-win” could lead to a conscious process… An awakening.

The shortage glitters… The road is to TEACH, but not only to teach techniques, but to teach about LOVE. The big lock between doctors and patients is COMMUNICATION. When we exceed it, the CONNECTION will reign.

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Rise fully

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Have you ever noticed how you react when human kindness moves smoothly?

Researchers call it “moral elevation” with infinite advantages that inspires, loves, motivates, gives hope.

All you are, reacts. Your body and soul come together to create a better person and a person who also desires the good of the other.

Moral elevation activates your brain, body and heart with light, filling them with colorful interactions. That’s empathy and an integral human being.

The world is surrounded by experiences, but those are fun, sweet, bold. Opt for more hugs, smiles, gratitude, love, tenderness. Only good.

Elevation has an altruistic effect, a desire to protect ourselves and each person. It’s the oxytocin hormone, that cares and relates us with others. It’s accessible to everyone.

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