For over 30 years Howard Martin has been passionate about advancing human potential and performance. In the first half, he discussed compelling research linking heart function with health, emotional well-being, and intelligence, functions previously thought to be exclusive to the brain. Going back 4,500 years, ancient Chinese medicine described the heart as intelligent, "pumping its vital rhythmic messages through the veins and arteries," he cited. But starting in the late 1600s, prevailing science reduced the idea of the heart to merely a four-chambered organ pumping blood. They were missing how the heart influences brain functions and our perceptions, he said.
The heart, Martin added, is actually part of the nervous system and sends important information to the brain. "When we learn to harness that information... and send a more coherent signal," he continued, "it begins to open up higher perceptual centers in our brain," which can positively affect or raise the level of our thoughts and actions. We connect to intuition, a non-linear field of direct knowing, through the heart, he explained, and when we access emotions such as kindness, love, and compassion, we open ourselves up to this field more. Martin detailed HeartMath studies which show that changes in Earth's geomagnetic field and ionosphere can alter the heart's rhythms on a global scale.
Naturopathic physician and founder of the Institute Of Applied Energetics, Rita Louise, researches ancient mysteries, ufology, mythology, health and healing, ghosts, intuition, and the paranormal. In the latter half, she addressed her latest work examining the ancient mythic record. Her intriguing conclusion is that humans were genetically engineered by a group of extraterrestrials (referred to as the Gods in the mythic narratives). In the oral traditions of indigenous people, some of their accounts, passed down for thousands of years, have been shown to be archaeologically accurate, she noted.
There is evidence to suggest these ETs came from star systems such as Orion, the Pleiades, and Sirius, she cited, and the varying descriptions of the beings (Caucasian, half man/half reptile, giants/monsters) indicate that more than one group was interacting on the planet. She considers the story of Adam and Eve as representing the first genetically altered humans, separating us from the other mammals. In reference to Zecharia Sitchin's assertion that the aliens known as the Anunnaki came to Earth and made humans as a slave species to mine for gold, Louise reported that she found little reference to this in the ancient records. However, the Anunnaki may have used the gold as a kind of UV protection to wear on their skin, she conjectured. Louise also touched on the topics of alien abduction and trauma, and how some ghosts could be thought of as aliens.