What you can learn from the cells in your body

“Plant both feet firmly in the ether.”
Bruce Lipton, The Biology of Belief

I just finished Bruce Lipton’s book, The Biology of Belief. Here’s the premise. We’re made up of over 37 trillion cells that work together in amazing ways. If we can do that as cells, can we also do that as individuals and as a society?

What’s cool about cells is that they each have a built-in road map (DNA), but DNA is triggered by the environment the cell lives in; DNA by itself can’t take action. In a healthy environment, a cell thrives. In a toxic environment, a cell dies. In between, proteins that coat the DNA open up to expose some DNA traits and hide others.

If you want to avoid catastrophic illness, you give yourself the best shot at health by eating well, watching your weight, exercising, meditating, and being happy. Healthy living isn’t a guarantee you won’t have to deal with illness, but it gives you the best shot at keeping those cellular proteins wrapped tightly around potential DNA triggers.

I have two big take-aways on this.

  • If you’re living in a toxic environment, get out! It may not be easy but look at the choices you have. Is it time to declutter your life?
  • If 37 trillion cells can get along, why can’t we get along with one family member, one co-worker, or one neighbor? At the atomic level, we are one large mass of energy. Is there something you can change in your environment to help make someone else’s day a little better?

Here’s to healthy living in a non-toxic environment. Happy Spring!

I’ve been making some driftwood Light Catchers to bring the Spring inside. The sun is just starting to hit the crystals on one I have hanging in the kitchen window – a good reminder that there is magic all around us. 🙂

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