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The Power of Mindset, Manifesting, and Epigenetics in Shaping Health and Well-Being

  "Empower your health journey with a positive mindset, conscious choices, and belief in your potential. Manifesting desires aligns thoughts, actions, and epigenetics, shaping a path to well-being." - Michael Corthell The connection between the mind and the body has long been a subject of interest for scientists, philosophers, and health practitioners alike. In recent years, three intriguing concepts have gained attention: mindset, manifesting, and epigenetics. These concepts suggest that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions can influence our health outcomes, that we have the power to manifest our desires into reality, and that our lifestyle choices can affect our genetic expression. This essay explores the interplay of these three elements and their potential impact on our health and well-being. Mindset and Health: Mindset refers to our beliefs and attitudes towards ourselves, others, and the world around us. It can be broadly categorized into two types: a fixed mindset an

What is Optimal Human Health?

What is Optimal Health? Health is by definition the state of being free from physical and mental illness or injury. Hence, optimal health is a peak or supreme level of freedom from illness. by Michael Corthell Exercise your body and give it the fuel that it needs to function properly. Pretty simple, and basic. There are many reasons why we human beings don't do it—some refusing to even consider eating right, never mind getting some exercise.  In this article, I present some scientific evidence that may help you break through those excuses and get motivated to take action and get healthy. Eating right and exercising are at the top of the shortlist of things we all must do to gain and maintain optimal health. Common sense has told us to do this for centuries, but today we know much more about how food and exercise affect our total mind/body makeup through scientific research and evidence. ''Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.''    —Hip

Epigenetics: Scientific Proof That DNA Gene Expression is Yours to Change

Your genes can be activated or deactivated. by Michael Corthell Previously we saw  how eating the right foods changes our genetics —for the better, showing that good food equals a good, healthy body. It turns out that a good exercise program changes our genetics as well. Good food, healthy exercise and a positive mindset all equal good health. Who knew?   The DNA of any life form is amazingly complex and dynamic, with genes constantly being turning on or off, depending on what biochemical signals they receive from the body's reaction to stimuli. When genes are turned on, they 'express' proteins that trigger physiological responses in the body. Scientists know that certain genes become active or quieter as a result of food, exercise or thoughts. Going for a jog, a swim or even a walk affects not only our body weight and sense of well being exercise changes our genetics as well. DNA is modified chemically when we're physically active. '&#

How Can I Alter My Genetic Blueprint for Better Health?

by Michael Corthell   It is now being realized that our genetic blueprint, or DNA map, the molecular protein structure that carries traits from one generation to another can be changed during a our lifetime. New research in genetics and epigenetics  (literally: "control above the genes'') is showing that everything we do and experience can affect this structure, which, in turn, impacts our present health and the health of our posterity. ''Our own genomes carry the story of evolution, written in DNA, the language of molecular genetics, and the narrative is unmistakable.'' — Kenneth R. Miller What is this all about? It's called gene 'expression'. Concerning people, to 'express', is to talk, to communicate. At the cellular level, a similar kind of communication, 'expression' happens. There is a very important argument to be made that anything and maybe everything we do or any at large environmental event has the pote

[You] and only one You

  “We are survival machines – robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes. This is a truth which still fills me with astonishment.” ― Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene Yes, the foods we eat can trigger which genetic programming gets switched on and off -- it's cause and effect. The same for exercising our bodies. But the most powerful way might just be the way we think, how we think and the quality of those thoughts which will cause a change in our brains and will therefore change what we are.