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commented on Nov. 10, 2013
How has a transformational experience changed your life?
On his return trip from the moon, astronaut Edgar Mitchell looked at planet earth and experienced a profound shift in consciousness. He understood the nature of the universe and his place in it in a new way, and that experience led him to change direction in his life and to found the Institute of Noetic Sciences.
Numerous research studies are finding that contemplative practices such as meditation affect the actual structures of our brains and can trigger changes in behavior and perspective. Have you experienced this?
Our big question for the month of November: "How has a transformational experience changed your life?"
Please join this discussion by sharing your response to this question in the comment space below.
This video features Marilyn Schlitz, IONS President/CEO, Dean Radin, IONS Senior Scientist and Cassandra Vieten, IONS Director of Research as they explore the role of Transformation in our lives and the influence it has on our culture.
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Resources for exploring this question on our website:
Video / guided personal transformation process:
Articles from Shift Magazine:
Transformational Stories from IONS research:
"Learning from the Universe" by Robert Radford
(many other stories of transformation are available in this section of the website)