95% of the day, our choices come from subconscious programming. This programming was put in place in the first seven years of life. And it affects everything in our lives, including our health.
Dr. Bruce Lipton, stem cell biologist and author of “The Biology of Belief” and “The Honeymoon Effect”, explains how we’ve been programmed and how we can change that programming—especially if it’s detrimental to our sense of self-esteem and self-worth. Without self-love, he reminds us, we look for someone else to “complete” us and this can lead to codependent relationships. On the flip side, when we are happy with ourselves, we attract happy, fulfilled people, which leads to a balanced healthy life. Bruce offers tips that help us focus on internal work for emotional and physical health.
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We can waste a lot of time blaming genetics or circumstances for our current state of mental or physical health, or we can invest that same energy and time in doing a deep dive into understanding ourselves and the choices we make. This is episode 330 and our guest is Dr. Bruce Lipton. He is a stem cell biologist, a well-regarded speaker, and the bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and The Honeymoon Effect: The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth.
Bruce discusses with us subconscious childhood programming, our paradigm for seeing the world that was shaped during the first seven years of our lives. He suggests that this programming affects everything in our lives, including our health. He talks about how to turn that programming around, how to reprogram ourselves in part by learning to stop criticizing ourselves, learning to love and accept ourselves just as we are. I had this conversation with Bruce at The Advanced Medicine Conference in South Dakota. I found it to be a thought-provoking and encouraging conversation. I hope you do too.
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Bruce, welcome to the show.
I am so happy to be here with you because I know this message is going to go far and wide. We’re going to help some people with some good ideas.
If you don’t love yourself, then you’re not going to even honor yourself anymore. If you don’t love yourself, nobody else can love you.
The challenge is how we can believe in the resilience of the body and the human spirit when there’s so much negativity and information out there that’s saying the opposite?
The question is, who do you want to listen to? That’s the big issue. We pick our sources. Unfortunately, because of the crowd response, we pick one kind of source. I’ve been in this world enough to know that following one source could be a lot of problems for a lot of people. There are other opportunities and insights, which get lost if you say, “Follow, this is my way.” That keeps people from expanding even their consciousness to get outside of that one walk.
Coming from a scientific career, I’m programmed to check everything to see all the connections and all that kinds of stuff. That’s how we interpret what we see in the laboratory and all that. The simple reality is this. If I listened to a lot of people when I first did my discovery of epigenetics, all the words I got from them are sham, pseudo-scientist, fake, quack, all these things. There was a choice. Hide and say, “I’m not going to say that anymore. I’ll stick to my guns.” It took 23 years before science then verified everything I was talking about. After 23 years, it was worth it.
How did you stick to your guns in those early days? It must have been hard with all of these people calling you names, considering you a fraud and such.
This is a real big problem for almost everybody out there. I had this problem and overcame it because I’m involved in a lot of belief change modalities and people asked me to speak. One of the programs I got involved with is we do a belief assessment by doing kinesiology. This is the most important thing. The first is a statement you make and then we do a muscle test. The statement is, “I love myself.” Over 80% up to 90% of all attendees at all these programs will not test positive for “I love myself,” including me. They go, “What’s the significance of this?” I go, “The significance is if you don’t love yourself, you’re not going to even honor yourself anymore and nobody else can love you.”
“I know I’m not lovable.” You come up and say, “I love you.” I go, “You don’t have any quality control. I’m pretty clear I’m not lovable.” I’ll push you away. At some point, I’ll look around and nobody’s there, “See, I’m not lovable.” I push everyone away. That’s a behavior. The first test was, “I don’t have enough respect for myself. I was always looking for somebody to complete me.”
I even heard that phrase in the movies. It was Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise and the person was like, “You complete me.” The question is, why is that important to know that other people can’t complete us?
It’s because any relationship you create, by definition is called codependency, “I’m missing a piece. You have that piece. If we get together, your piece will fulfill me and I will be fulfilling you.” It’s a codependent relationship where you come together because both of you have needs. The problem with codependency is if you are needier than I am, I could push you. I can go do stuff and you’re going to hang on to me, “I need you. What am I going to do without you?” It’s that kind of talk. That’s a very bad relationship because it’s not built on love. It’s built on need. I was one of those people.
I remember my wake-up call. I was living in the Caribbean. I had a great job. I was teaching one and a half days a week. I had a house on the coast with a pool and a beach out in the back. I could even go snorkeling in the backyard. It was beautiful. I had money because I wasn’t spending it on a Caribbean island. I had a beautiful Caribbean place. I needed somebody. Every now and then, if I could see somebody like a candidate, I sit down and try to talk to them.
I remember I was at this yacht club. This woman came in on a yacht. She wasn’t sure where she was going to go next or something. I thought I got a great line. Boys are looking for a good line and I got one. I said, “Would you like to come and spend some time in my villa and hang out here?” She paused, looked me straight in the eye and says, “I can’t be with you. You’re too needy.” I was smart enough to go and say, “Thank you very much. I needed that.” That was a slap in the face. It woke me up. I walked away from that lunch and started going home. I go, “You live in the most beautiful place. You’ve got money in your pocket and got a great job. The world is yours.” I’m talking to myself, “Bruce, you can’t be happy with all this stuff you got? I’m not going to go seek a partner until I learned to be happy myself.”
Why is this important for our general health, for us to love ourselves and to not need others to complete us?
If you need somebody else to complete yourself, you’re not independent. That’s codependent, “I need them.” You could stretch need and it’s like the person could be abusive, “I need them even if they’re abusive.” That’s why people will stick to all this stuff. What I realized is I need to learn how to be happy with all the things that I already have. If I can be happy myself, then I will not need someone. My mission was to look around and say, “Stop looking and start enjoying your life. Start to see all the wonderful things.” That’s exactly what happened. At some point, I was so happy not looking for anybody. I had everything I wanted. I enjoyed myself. The moment I was enjoying myself was when people were coming to look for a relationship because I wasn’t needy anymore. It was like, “He’s a good catch. He’s not needy.”
It’s so ironic. When you’re happy in and of yourself, then you attract happy people who are also fulfilled by themselves.
I’m a science guy. One of the things that are interesting is there’s a periodic table of all the elements. It’s a big chart with all the elements where they got columns. There’s one interesting column in that chart. That column is called the noble gases, argon, krypton, helium and things like that. I go, “What’s unique about this column of these elements?” “They don’t make chemistry.” I go, “What do you mean?” “You don’t find argon sulfate or helium carbonate.” “Why?”
The answer is this. We all know the nucleus with the electron spinning around. They’re called shells. How many electrons could be in a shell? All atoms spin like tops. If the shell is filled, it’s balanced and the top spins in perfect balance. If the shell is missing some electrons like it needs to get or give away an electron, it’s not in balance. When you see it spin, it wobbles. It’s a top that’s not in balance. It’s wobbling.
Wobbling is very inefficient for energy. It’s a waste of energy. What was the point? If you’re wobbling, you don’t want a wobble, so what are you going to do? If you’re an atom that wobbles, you’re going to find another atom that wobbles, but they are going to be complimentary wobbles. When they come together, the couple of atoms spin in balance. If they separate, then they go back into wobble again. The noble gases are the only elements in the table that have balance. When they are balanced, they spin in perfect balance. They’re not influenced by out-of-balance things around them. If I’m spinning in perfect balance and there’s a crazy person there, it’s like, “You could be crazy but it’s not going to affect me.” You become independent and spin on your own.
At one point, when I was putting all this together, I said, “They don’t couple.” Here’s the true story. Noble gases can make what are called dimers. Dimer means two atoms are coming together, but when noble gases formed dimers with other noble gases or with the same kind, they don’t call it a dimer. They call it an excimer. That sounds much better because when two noble gases and one of them get hit by an electron and lightened, the two come together as a couple. As a couple, they give off laser light.
For me, if I find another person who is in perfect balance, then we could become together excimers and give off light which other people see. That’s why people who are so in love like that, other people look at them and can feel the energy and the harmony. The vibration is smooth and in balance. They want something like that, but if they’re not in balance themselves, then they’re going to seek somebody who is also out of balance because the two out of balance that are coming together create a balance. You’re stuck in a relationship where you’re dependent on the other person being there and contributing. If they fail to do so, then your relationship is in a garbage can and all kinds of stuff.
The first thing is learning to love yourself. It means you’re like, “I can be independent. I’m happy in my life just as it is. I don’t need anybody.” That was the good part but it doesn’t mean it wouldn’t be fun to have somebody around. I’m in a relationship not based on need. If my partner doesn’t want to be there, that’s fine, leave. If my partner wants to go crazy, she can go crazy but I’m not going crazy. I’m in perfect balance. The whole focus is to become a noble gas which is, can you be happy by yourself? If you can be happy and enjoy life by yourself, then you’re very ripe material for a relationship.
Not only that. You’re in a ripe spot for thriving. This mindset you’re talking about reminds me of the chaos that’s spinning around us that’s being turned up by the media and all the rest. We can be impervious to that if we have this spirit that you’re talking about.
Otherwise, if you’re out of balance, you want to conform. Conforming means, “I’m going to fit in. I’ve got to be balanced.” I go, “You’re out of balance and you’re conforming with a lot of people out of balance. That doesn’t necessarily help you in any sense at all.” If you can’t be happy in your own life, under your own skin, you cannot truly be happy with other people because, by definition, you’ve already made an agreement, “I give you something and you give me something.” It’s an exchange but it’s not mine to keep. It’s yours to give when you’re giving it. If you stop giving it, then I’m back at zero again.
Don’t seek happiness from a partner until you learn to be happy yourself.
The whole idea is being a noble gas, you could be totally happy alone and could be even happier with another noble gas because then two noble gases are making an excimer. It’s what gives off that laser. That’s where a laser light comes from. All of a sudden, they do form relationships but much better than the other relationship because it’s not, “I need this relationship,” which means if we’re working in harmony, fine. If you act like an idiot, I’m not going to respond to that. I don’t need to. I’m pretty much balanced myself. That is the destination.
Can a community create that excimer as well, that laser light you’re talking about?
A hundred percent, but then that means that all the people in our community must first love themselves. Love themselves is the spin. If you love yourself and you’re spinning a balance, you can join or not join a community. If you’re joining a community and all the others are spinning in balance, a tremendous amount of energy is there. That’s what the destination would be. The way we make the world, we make people so codependent on people that they don’t get a chance to experience what I’m talking about. I was a codependent personality until that slap in the face in the Caribbean because that said, “Bruce, stop looking and start taking care of yourself first.”
I didn’t even put looking in there. I said, “First, take care of myself.” I didn’t say what was second. The first was so wonderful because of the change that occurred. My whole life changed a lot because I was so satisfied. I didn’t care what other people said. That takes us back to the original question. When people say, “You’re a quack and a sham,” I go, “I’m a happy guy. I sleep like a baby. I love my friends and everything. You can call me how you want. I don’t care. You could listen or not listen to my stuff. I don’t care.”
The question I have for you is this. How did you go from the, “I don’t love myself Bruce. I’m a needy person Bruce,” to this guy who doesn’t care what anyone else thinks and is spinning in a better balance?
The first thing I had to look at is to stop being self-critical. This is why people have problems. They said, “Where does self-critical come from?” I say, “You’re only self-critical when you were criticized as a child by your parents or teachers.” That’s what they do. They want to criticize you and stick a pin in you to make you jump to make a response. They feel the best way to make a response is to criticize you and then you’re going to make a response. I go, “That is a lousy way.” If a child gets criticized, that becomes part of their subconscious programming.
Let’s say my parents would say, “You don’t deserve this.” I learned that I don’t deserve it. That critical assessment doesn’t affect other people. It affects me because I’m going to operate from a program that says I do not deserve it. That’s what I downloaded. It’s my behavior because the function of the mind is to take the program and manifest it. If “I do not deserve this” was the program, then my mind is going to take that program and manifest a life based on “I do not deserve this,” which means I’m going to fail at everything and then walk away going, “I guess I don’t deserve that.” The program and the life both became the same. There was an opportunity to say, “You don’t have to have that program. You can change your program.”
You make it sound easy.
In the beginning, it wasn’t easy because I didn’t know any other way. It was just trying to say, “Can I stay conscious enough?” Let’s back up a bit. The subconscious is the part of the mind that is programmed. The conscious is the mind that is creative. Unfortunately, we only use our creative mind, which is the one that can satisfy wishes and desires. We use less than 5%, 95% comes from the program.
Let’s say I have a personal consciousness. I love myself but I have a program that I do not deserve. The program is going to run 95% of the time. That’s going to be the character of my life. You have to look at your life and say, “What is it that you don’t want in here? Change it.” At first, it was hard because I had to be aware of, “What am I saying? What am I doing?” The first time I noticed this was all of these ideas were percolating.
I remember leaving where I was going to go meet somebody. I’m at a red light. I’m sitting there alone in the car. For a moment, I’m observing my own thoughts that are going in my head. My head’s going like, “I’m not going to get there on time. This isn’t going to work out.” That’s when I started listening and go, “You are ready for this talk. Don’t sabotage this. You haven’t even left the red light.” I realized, “If I’m projecting these thoughts, what will I manifest?” It’s a projection of these thoughts. It was that moment that I said, “Stop this talk.”
The one that worked the most was, “I’m going to be late. I know I’m going to be late because of the clock.” I took cassette tapes at that time. I leaned it against the radio with the clock, so I couldn’t see the time. That was the most important thing I learned. I’ll get there when I get there but if I look at the clock, then I’m going to stress myself by saying, “I got to hurry.” That stress is going to manifest. I put the cover in front of the clock. I’m going to get there whenever the car gets there. What am I looking at this thing for?
I block the time. That was one of the first learning. Don’t look at that because that’s the limitation that you can start to see. “I’ll get there when this car stops at that place. I’ll be there.” I stopped looking at the time. Guess what the surprise is? I’m always on time but if I’m late, it turns out the other people are late too. In hindsight, I look at it and go, “That’s so magical.” I realized this is not magic. This is the nature of creation and that we are creators.
This is the hardest thing for people to own because they all see themselves as victims. I say, “That’s a creation that you are manifesting. You are opening yourself up to being a victim. Where did you get that? You didn’t personally do that, but if you got programmed by parents, family and community that put those negative things in, it’s now your program. Even though you didn’t put it in there, it’s yours 95% of the day.”
The idea was to look and say, “What are my programs? How do you get through?” I say, “Here’s where the problem is. You were programmed in the last trimester before you were born. You were programmed at 0 to 1, from 1 to 2, from 2 to 3.” “Tell me what your program was at zero.” “I can’t tell you. I wasn’t conscious. I had no idea. I was downloading with no consciousness.” My programs went in without even me filtering because consciousness will say good programs or bad programs. With no consciousness, good programs and bad programs all came in the same. You run your life 95% from these programs.
It is autopilot and people don’t see it. That’s why I tell the same story for years because it’s a fabulous story. You have a friend. You know your friend’s behavior very well and you know your friend’s parents. One day you see your friend who has the exact same behavior that their parent has, “Bill, you’re just like your dad.” Back away from Bill. Inevitably, the first thing out of Bill’s mouth is going to be, “How can you compare me to my dad? I’m nothing like my dad.” Everyone laughs. They had that personal experience.
Let me explain why this is the most profound of all stories. The answer is this. Everybody else can see that Bill has behavior that represents his dad. Where did he get it? He was programmed by his dad in the first seven years but Bill can’t see it. The reason is this. When Bill is thinking, that’s when he runs the program but he’s not looking out his eyes because his intention is focused inside his head. The thinking is inside. All of a sudden, he’s playing his dad’s program because that’s what he got programmed. That’s the autopilot that stepped in when he was thinking, but because he was thinking, which is 95% of the day, he’s not observing his own behavior. Therefore, he’s like, “I am not like my dad.”
Why is this profound? We are all Bill. We’re all doing this all of the time. We’re playing behaviors that we don’t see because they only play when we’re not paying attention. That’s why they play. The question is, are these behaviors good or bad? Here’s the point and this is simple. Ninety-five percent of your life is directly coming from the program. Your life is a printout of your program. You look at your life. All you have to do is tell, “The things I like come into my life. They come in because I have a program to acknowledge them.”
This is the big one. Those things that you desire, you want them, but you have to work hard, sweat over and put a lot of effort into it. “I’m working really hard.” “Why you’re working so hard to get there?” The answer inevitably is that the program that you got does not support that destination. You’re trying to override the program. That’s where the struggle comes from.
Let me see if I’m tracking with you. There are good programs too. I have one that’s telling me, “You’re never going to be able to travel or get the job of your dreams,” and I am working hard to make it happen. Maybe instead of trying to override the program, I should try to circumvent it and go in the back door, so I’m not putting too much energy. Did I get that all wrong? Explain.
If you need somebody else to complete yourself, you’re not independent.
The thing is you can’t get around it. It operates without you paying any attention anyway. You’re not going to be very conscious of getting around. The moment you’re not, it’s gone. Weight is a subconscious program. Why is it relevant? People try and lose weight. They have a lot of difficulties, but then some people work hard. They got stressed to work that hard. They lose weight. They let go of that effort. The weight will come right back onto where it was preset. It’s a subconscious preset.
If you want to change the weight, first you change your subconscious, then the weight will change automatically, but you’re not going to change the subconscious by overriding it or circumventing it. The only way you can change it is to rewrite it. Some people say, “I won’t pay attention to it.” I go, “That’s not your choice. That program is there, whether you want it or not.” The only way you can neutralize a program is you can’t ignore or circumvent it because it’s always there. The only thing you can do is rewrite the program to make it one that you want versus the one you were experiencing.
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It sounds like that will also be easier than trying to do the other ways.
The biggest problem is that for most people the misinformation is, “If my conscious mind becomes educated, then I will be okay. I’ll read the self-help book.” I say, “You read the book. I’ll give you a quiz. You got 100. Did the book change your life?” “No.” I go, “What does this mean?” Your conscious mind is the one that’s learned by reading a book. Subconscious doesn’t learn that way. You could get very smart in the conscious mind. “I know exactly what I should be doing but my life doesn’t do that. Why?” It’s because your subconscious did not get changed by reading a book. That’s not how it learns. It still has the same program you had before you became so smart after reading the book. Smart is in the conscious mind. Program is in the subconscious.
We have collectively very smart conscious minds but the limitations didn’t come from the conscious mind because it only works 5%. The limitation in our subconscious mind is 95%, and the subconscious doesn’t learn from reading a book or going to a lecture. It’s a different way. Therefore, people have made the mistake that if my conscious mind becomes aware, then my biology should conform to that. No. Your conscious mind becomes aware and 5% of the time, that awareness will be useful to you. Ninety-five percent of the time, you’re not using the conscious mind using the subconscious. It did not learn from whatever process you did to learn.
It’s easier in some ways, but it sounds like there has to be some deep work to rewrite this program.
“Deep work” or “That’s hard to change,” you’re already setting yourself up. You’re saying, “This isn’t going to be easy.” If your program is, “It’s not going to be easy,” as you try and change, it’s not going to be because that’s your program. The whole idea about this is, “Can I change my mind without all that stuff?” I said, “Yeah. If you understand how it learns.” Bypass this, “Educating my conscious mind is so great. That’s not going to affect me.” Start to learn, “How can I put the program in the subconscious?” You start to find that there are three ways to put in a program in a subconscious, which is not reading a book or going to a lecture.
The first way the subconscious mind learns is from 0 to age 7. It’s because the brain is in a state called theta, which is below consciousness. You’ll say, “It’s a hypnotherapy energy, so I need to see a hypnotherapist.” No, because every night, your brain has vibrations. We put wires on your head called EEG. When you’re awake and working, you’re at a high vibe called beta vibration. When you calm down, you get calm consciousness that’s called alpha vibration. When you go to sleep, the moment your consciousness is disconnected or on sleep, the next vibration that’s going down is theta. Theta is the hypnosis ones. To follow through, after theta, you going to delta, but you’re in a deep sleep. What’s the point?”
Put your phones on when you go to bed with a program you want to be true in your life. You put earphones on every night. While you’re conscious or awake, you’ll hear what the program is. Most of them are good because they have a relaxation exercise. What’s the point? By the time they were getting ready to give the message, you’ve relaxed and were asleep, but the message is playing through your ears. Who’s hearing it? It’s theta, the subconscious. It’s not going to the conscious mind. You’re sleeping. The subconscious mind is still working.
By repeating every night, putting these earphones on and playing that program, you will automatically download without you even being awake. How hard is that? I went to sleep while I was learning. That’s how you learn the first seven years. After seven, you still learn things like driving a car, play music, instrument, doing a job or do all these complex things. They become habits. How did they do that? It’s by repetition. Do you want to drive the car? If you don’t practice driving, I’m not getting in the car with you. You practice, then I’ll get in the car with you. Practice is repetition.
The second way of changing the subconscious is repetition, habituation, make a habit, repeat something over and over. If you want to change a behavior, then generate a new behavior, and then like an actor in a movie, play that new behavior. Even it doesn’t fit your world, play it. As you play and repeat this behavior, that’s the repetition that the subconscious will learn. One day you wake up and you won’t have to practice because you’ve practiced it so much. The subconscious has already got it. One of the ones that made me laugh was, “Fake it until you make it.”
Someone says, “I’m a miserable person. My life is not happy and all that.” Do you want to be happy? All day long, anytime, as many times as you can remember, say to yourself, “I am happy.” In the middle of the worst, I don’t care, “I am happy.” The point is repetition will lead the subconscious to adopt that I am happy. The result is one day you wake up and before you can say, “I am happy,” the program is in there, so you’re happy when you woke up.
I have a little story to tell. I have some affirmations that I say every day. I’ve memorized it because I’ve said them so much. Sometimes after I shut the book, I’m like, “It’s all happening. It’s all true. It’s amazing.”
Affirmations are repetitions. That’s the game. After I started with the very beginning part, this is a struggle. I came across something called energy psychology. There’s a whole variety of them on my website. I got 25 different modalities of energy psychology. They engage in something called super learning. Maybe you can see someone using super-learning by reading a book where they move their finger down the page or stroke down the page, which is speed reading. As they move their finger down, they read every word on the page. In one second, one page. They could read all the words. It’s super learning.
If you engage that process using super learning, you can download a new program in 10, 15 minutes. The harder part of belief changes is, what is it I want to program versus how do I program it? Once I have the exact statement I want to make as my program, installing that program and using energy psychology is only minutes.
This has been so fascinating. I feel like we have to do part two. Why does this happen every time I talk to you? I want to ask you as we close, all of this mindset and subconscious work, how does it help our physical health?
Practice a good thing until it becomes your habit.
You’ve heard of the placebo effect. The placebo effect is you’re sick and someone says, “Here’s the greatest new drug.” You take that drug. You get well and then you find out that the drug was a sugar pill. I’m left saying, “What healed me?” It wasn’t the drug. It was my belief in the sugar pill. How can that affect my health? It’s your belief. The problems we have with health, less than 1% has genetics involved. The biggest problem is not living in harmony.
The question is, “How can I be healthy?” I say, “How can I be in harmony?” That is something you create. It’s not drugs or chemistry. The point about it is a placebo effect is an example of consciousness, believing that it could heal itself with this product and it does. Everyone goes, “I heard of the placebo effect. That’s mind over matter.” That’s the definition of it. What I always add on is what you don’t generally hear of which is the nocebo effect.
The placebo effect is based on positive thoughts I will heal myself with this drug, even though it’s a fake drug and I didn’t know it. Nocebo is, “This isn’t going to happen. I’m going to get sick. She’ll leave me. This car will break.” That’s not a positive thought. You’re sending a negative thought. They are equally powerful as a positive thought. When we see a positive thought being powerful, we say it’s a placebo effect, but people don’t recognize that your negative thoughts are equally powerful to any of them. You have more negative thoughts than you have positive thoughts.
You are thinking yourself into a problem physiologically, biologically and behaviorally. If a negative thought is what you keep repeating in your head, then the mind’s job is to take that program and manifest it. That’s what the job of the mind is. You have good programs. The mind takes that and manifests a good life. You got bad programs, the mind will manifest and now you got a crap life at that point. It all started with the consciousness of it.
I have to ask you the question I often pose at the end. If people could do one thing to improve their health, what would you recommend that they do?
Be happy. Happy is the best healing agent that I know in the whole world because if you’re happy, the chemistry of happiness is the chemistry of vitality that comes out of your body. Happiness promotes growth hormone, which enhances your vitality. Happiness produces other hormones that go into the blood that control my biology. First, be happy. Love can come later if you’re not there. If you want to find love, first, you have to be happy. If you’re happy, then somebody will seek you out.
Nobody seeks out, “I want to be with that person. They’re very miserable.” I don’t think I want to be that person. Happiness inside your body is creating a chemistry that supports your vitality. Happiness in your mind broadcast from your body will create an environment that generates happiness. The idea is it’s not a lot of drugs and all that, but it’s a part where you have to say, “I am happy.” That’s what we said. Fake it until you make it. Are you not happy? Keep repeating it. At some point, the subconscious learns by repetition and habituation. You’ll wake up being happy after a period of saying, “I’m happy.”
That’s simple advice and yet profound. Thank you so much, Bruce.
There are no pills or pharmaceuticals. That’s not necessary at all. You do this with the power of the mind.
Thank you again for your time.
I appreciate it. I appreciate our audience because these are people looking for answers that are not in a box. The box is collapsing at this time. To get safe, get out of the box. That’s where we are.
We’ll do that. Thank you, Bruce.
Thank you, audience.
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About Bruce H. Lipton, PhD
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences.
In 1982, Dr. Lipton began examining the principles of quantum physics and how they might be integrated into his understanding of the cell’s information processing systems. He produced breakthrough studies on the cell membrane, which revealed that this outer layer of the cell was an organic homologue of a computer chip, the cell’s equivalent of a brain. His research at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, between 1987 and 1992, revealed that the environment, operating though the membrane, controlled the behavior and physiology of the cell, turning genes on and off. His discoveries, which ran counter to the established scientific view that life is controlled by the genes, presaged one of today’s most important fields of study, the science of epigenetics. Two major scientific publications derived from these studies defined the molecular pathways connecting the mind and body. Many subsequent papers by other researchers have since validated his concepts and ideas.
Dr. Lipton’s novel scientific approach transformed his personal life as well. His deepened understanding of cell biology highlighted the mechanisms by which the mind controls bodily functions, and implied the existence of an immortal spirit. He applied this science to his personal biology, and discovered that his physical well-being improved, and the quality and character of his daily life was greatly enhanced.
Dr Lipton’s work summarizing his findings, entitled, The new updated 10th Anniversary Edition of The Biology of Belief, (Hay House Publishing, softcover, ISBN 978-1-4019-4891-7). His second book, Spontaneous Evolution, Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From Here. (Hay House Publishing, ISBN 978-1-4019-2580-2) and his third book, The Honeymoon Effect, The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth. (Hay House Publishing, ISBN 978-1-4019-2386-0).🖨️ Print post