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New Life #82 – How Can We Ease The Pressure Of Daily Life?

New Life #82 – How Can We Ease the Pressure of Daily Life?
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

A healthy group is one that is connected to nature’s capacity to radiate healing energy. Anxiety and the sensation of pressure in life can be transformed into positive emotions when we know how to manage ourselves socially, what to talk about together, and which activities to engage in.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #82 – How Can We Ease The Pressure Of Daily Life?” 10/14/12

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New Life #81 – Health: Infectious Diseases, Viruses, And Bacteria

New Life #81 – Health: Infectious Diseases, Viruses, And Bacteria
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

We create diseases, viruses, and bacteria through our egoistic insistence not to connect to one another. We can also be infected by spiritual viruses and evil thoughts. If we don’t advance and evolve correctly toward one, unified system of mutual bestowal, we invoke the forces of nature that balance us through destruction and cleansing. Nature is leading us along the levels of mental and emotional evolution, on the way to conscious balance with nature. A good environment brings along good viruses that will win since they are on the same frequency as nature’s program, like the upper force of bestowal.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #81 – Health: Infectious Diseases, Viruses, And Bacteria,” 10/10/12

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New Life #78 – Pain And Health

New Life #78 – Pain And Health
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

Pain passes when we open our hearts up to others. Pain comes from feeling the limits of our senses and from the separation between us. We feel the world through pain, which comes as a warning. Today, we absorb the pain and bad moods of others because we are linked. Nature is requiring us to arrange the relationships between us properly based on mutual love; otherwise, we will all suffer from pain. It is time to tear down the walls and borders between us.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #78 – Pain And Health,“10/9/12

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Video Game Addiction

laitman_959Question: The World Health Organization included video game addiction in its list of diseases and disorders. A person is considered addicted to video games if he dedicates more and more time to them “to the point that games take precedence over other life interests.”

What is the reason that a person sticks to the game so much that it becomes his life?

Answer: And what is our world? It is also a game.

So, there is nothing else, a person changes one to another. The game he enters obeys him, he exists in it, receiving feedback from and influencing it. For him, this is a closer spectrum of connections, events, and reciprocities.

He actively participates in it. People spend a lot of money and are ready to just live in this.

Question: Do you consider this a disease?

Answer: I believe that any hobby, if it does not distract from the purpose of creation, can take place as a leisure, but beyond that, it is already a disease.

Question: Is it possible to beat this disease?

Answer: I do not think that a person will willingly give it up. It is because replacing a fairy-tale world with a real one is simply stealing one’s life from oneself.

Question: For him life is a game?

Answer: In fact, it is not a game, but his life! And our life is a silly game.

Remark: You always talk just about one thing: Only when a person gets to the real meaning of life, then all this will become child’s play to him.

My Comment: All this will wither away by itself, because the prospect of revealing the true world, eternity and perfection will obscure all games, everything that he has today.

Question: Perhaps, that’s why there are games. Is it in order to move him closer to that?

Answer: Not to move him closer, but simply to brighten up time until humanity realizes what a hopeless, final state it is in.

Question: And when will this time come?

Answer: It depends on two factors: when humanity will have enough suffering and when Kabbalists will be able to approach it and explain what the matter is.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 6/20/18

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Everything Is Corrected By The Upper Light

laitman_239Question: Is it possible to feel the upper Light to such an extent that I will begin to be healed in this world?

Answer: It is possible, but no one can promise. It is not easy.

The upper Light corrects absolutely everything at all levels: physical, moral, psychological, etc. But we still cannot purposefully influence this. The time will come when you will gain a little experience and see that Kabbalah can really do everything.

Question: On the other hand, you claim that one cannot ask for himself. Or are there cases when you can ask for yourself?

Answer: If a person is unable to engage in the higher spiritual work because something hinders him, he can ask to rise above these disturbances.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/18/18

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Happy Pills

laitman_552.03In the News (New York Magazine): “Do modern realities merit an increased dependence on Xanax? Steven Hayes, a clinical psychologist at the University of Nevada, believes that benzos stop a gap that evolution has yet to fill. As humans try to control an exponentially growing number of inputs with which they are confronted, ‘our attention becomes less flexible, our minds become more chattering, and the next thing we know, we’re frantic.’

Humans are ill-equipped to process or accommodate all these new signals. ‘Our task now is to create modern minds for the modern world, and that modern mind has to be psychologically flexible.’ In the absence of that flexibility, Hayes says, people need a bridge—a pill—between what life doles out and what people can realistically handle.”

My Comment: The world is developing too quickly and people are simply unable to adapt, unable to cope with all of its challenges. Therefore, advances in modern pharmacology come to help.

When taking a course of typical antidepressants, one must wait two to three weeks before starting to feel any effect. With Xanax, it’s much simpler: get nervous, take a pill, calm down. The drug is similar to a cup of coffee and doesn’t even cost that much.

Xanax disconnects a person from the problem. If life has him by the throat, then of course, this is a blessing for him. This will work until he realizes that he needs to attain the truth. Only then will he reject these “sleep-inducing” methods. He will throw Xanax away and pick up a book on Kabbalah.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman,” 2/8/18

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Can The Wisdom Of Kabbalah Save A Person From Depression?

Laitman_092Question: Can the power of the Light that is inherent in the wisdom of Kabbalah save me from depression?

Answer: If your depression exists physiologically, as a result of a shortage of certain chemical substances, then you need the addition of these chemicals. Today, this is a widespread phenomenon.

But if the depression comes from an inner imbalance, then I am sure that it will be filled by the wisdom of Kabbalah. A person moves to a new system of balance. He begins to balance the positive and negative systems.

He requires a proper environment that supports him and a teacher who explains how it is possible to attain the proper mixture of positive and negative characteristics. It is up to him to listen to the teacher and try to implement his recommendations.

The method of Kabbalah elevates a person above all the problems. But the wisdom of Kabbalah emphasizes that the problems will exist anyway, and new problems will begin to appear so that the person will balance them through the right line.

Question: Does it follow that this problem is basically psychological?

Answer: All problems are psychological. If a person constantly receives for himself, then, in principle, he is limited and cannot enjoy.

Question: The wisdom of Kabbalah offers a new formula for pleasure, which is bestowal. If I constantly think about others and bestow, will I be happy then?

Answer: The state of pleasure from bestowal still has to be achieved. But if you have such an opportunity, then your happiness will truly be limitless, you can bestow as much as you want and at the same time enjoy it. In this case, the perception of happiness itself is correct; it is like a mother who wants to give everything to her child.

If a person is in the right group, then through mutual bestowal to each other they not only begin to feel happiness and spiritual ascent, but they also discover that the Creator is among them.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/17/17

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Why Does Cancer Affect Younger People?

627.2Question: Why does cancer affect younger people?

Answer: It is because our egoism constantly expands. Cancer is the direct consequence of our ego, which devours everything around itself, and then it dies with the body. Everything depends only on egoism.

Try to deal with its eradication in cancer patients, and you will see results. I do not guarantee that there will be complete success, but there will be relative success.

Question: You do not guarantee absolute success because we are all connected in one way or another?

Answer: Firstly, we are all connected. Secondly, if we would be properly engaged in group spiritual work, then it will cause the group’s rejuvenation, recovery, and even relative healing of the body.

We have to constantly think about the group, be inside it. Even a small group is already the center of physical, spiritual, and moral health.

Try to do this, and you will see that you will not have any questions, you will start to answer them. You will feel the entire system from the connection among yourselves. It is natural. We have nothing to think about, only to act in a mutual connection among each other.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 8/20/17

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Answers To Your Questions, Part 194

Laitman_632.4Question: Schizophrenia is not an illness in the usual sense; rather, it is a conceptual model that is incompatible with our world. It involves feeling the vibrations of different forces that are not synchronized in any way with the perception of society.

There is an idea that such people can exist and interact normally if they integrate their consciousness into social processes. The question is, what will the main support for this be? What do schizophrenics and those who communicate with them need to take into account in order to come into synchrony and a correct interrelationship? How should we design a society to communicate with someone with schizophrenia through the right connection?

Answer: Everything is solved only by building a society according to the model that Moses built, a society that is composed of groups of ten people, hundreds, thousands, etc.
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Become Healthier

laitman_565.01Question: Can diseases indicate incorrect steps in spiritual advancement?

Answer: All diseases indicate this. We must understand that above our corporeal (material) system is a spiritual system from where everything descends.

Therefore, there is not a single physical disease that is not a consequence of spiritual disorder. And treatment, too, we can cure our body as much as we like, but until we cure our souls, the bodies will not get rid of any problems. There are such diseases that cannot be cured at all on the animalistic level.

If we start forming one mutually supportive system together, then we can really become healthier. Even educators say that if we bring up children in a good collective, they become healthier. This is clear to everyone.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 8/20/17

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