卸妆家庭情感杂波与遗传足迹

卸妆家庭情感杂波与遗传足迹

启动......是你从它关系到你的是习惯性,甚至有害的方式释放自己的内部朝圣之旅。
         
- 朱莉Tallard地区约翰逊, 启动之轮

我们有密切的联系与家人被嵌入在我们非常做多之前,我们可以说出一个字。 多此初始布线发生在我们的大脑中的前十个二十四个月的寿命右半球。 这时候,我们的大脑开始开发一种情感和社交活动,或模板,因为它同步,或者attunes,我们的母亲,父亲和其他看护人。

为限制,有害,有刺激性,和彻头彻​​尾的混杂家庭混乱就可以了,还是有一些奇怪的舒服了。 这是,毕竟我们最早的家和依恋他人经验的表示。

出于这个原因,你的旅程进入清算家庭混乱,可以理解为一个强有力的起爆方式。 通过获得更加深刻的认识,同情和洞察你的家人,你可以转移到你将如何体现你的未来。

探索我们的初始编程

让我们通过探索青少年大脑如何接收其如何管理情绪和感情初始编程开始旅程。

Essentially, if our caregivers are responsive, caring, available, and attentive and provide a secure environment, then our brain mirrors that. The program that gets downloaded into our brain’s hard drive says,

“我有信心,并相信我可以让我的需求得到满足。 我感到安全,因为其他人回应可靠,可以预见,合作和慷慨。 世界是一个安全的地方,我可以信任别人,我能感觉到受保护的,相信我可以在别人的存在茁壮成长“。

But suppose our caregivers are confused, frustrated, anxious, neglectful, or emotionally unavailable. In this scenario, our right hemisphere sets up its initial download very differently. The re­sulting social and emotional program says,

“让我的需要的满足是令人沮丧的,可怕的,和混乱。 我觉得不安全,因为别人不可预料的反应,hurtfully,不稳定和自私。 这个世界是一个危险而陌生的地方,我不能信任别人,我更高度警惕为了生存。“

Our caregiver’s ability or inability to relate is mirrored in our own mind. As a result, we may grow up feeling either mostly secure or insecure in relationships. But this brain program may have sources that go far beyond our immediate parents or care­givers. And this holds the key to letting go of family emotional clutter.

表观遗传学:新的上下文变革

It can be disheartening to witness the repetition of cruelty and brutality that erupts and reenacts in society during our lifetime. We often attribute this to bad dictators, lack of democracy, sur­vival of the fittest, or socioeconomic reasons. Some propose that humans are just violent by nature and it’s in our genes.

表观遗传学的新的科学描绘了一幅完全不同的画面。 这表明,我们非常 行为 环境 can alter our genes. This means that impulses like violence, for example, are not nec­essarily hardwired into human nature — but they may actually be predispositions that can be changed.

表观遗传学 翻译为“过度”或“上面”的基因。 基本上,我们的基因组是像计算机的硬件 - 该DNA。 表观基因作为,指示我们的基因做什么,比如他们是否应该打开或关闭的软件程序。

Research illustrates how our daily experiences — the foods we eat, how we breathe, how we respond to stress, and how we interact with the environment — deliver the instructions that tell our genes how to express themselves. In some cases, these new instructions will be passed along to the next generation — with­out requiring any genetic mutation. Epigenetics may hold the key to making the sage advice from Einstein a reality: “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

Food Acts As An Epigenetic Software Program

研究杜克大学,由科学家兰迪Jirtle进行的,研究了如何食品作为一个后生软件程序。 Jirtle测试饮食如何影响特定的健康相关的基因 - 刺豚鼠基因 - 的影响。 由于老鼠的毛色也被同样的基因控制,Jirtle可以视觉上区别,如果刺鼠基因,积极开启(和老鼠有一个黄色的外套)或关断(和他们有一个棕色外套)。 当刺鼠基因被接通时,大鼠设有明显的黄色涂层,以及从肥胖和一个大幅度缩短寿命受到影响。

To shut off the obesity-producing gene, yellow-coated rats were fed a diet rich in methyl groups (a molecule of one carbon and three hydrogen atoms). The methyl groups attached to the agouti gene and deac­tivated it. Here’s the amazing thing: this methyl-rich diet also al­tered future generations by producing thinner and healthier rats. This next generation also had brown coats — a tracer telling the scientists that the agouti gene remained turned off and had been deactivated by diet.

然而,如果现在健康的,包衣棕大鼠饲喂不良饮食习惯,刺豚鼠基因得到再次接通 - 这也被沿给后代,谁留着黄色外套,肥胖,和较短的寿命通过。 Jirtle的工作表明,营养和环境因素可以改变我们的基因得到表达方式。 它证明​​,这些因素是遗传的。 甚至有关闭,导致某些类型的癌症基因的表观遗传医学干预。

培育,或者缺乏培育的,可以改变的关键脑发育

Other research using animal models shows how being nur­tured (or not being nurtured) can alter the development of critical areas in the brain — and that these epigenetic changes are then passed along to the next generation. In The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy, child development researcher Allan Schore writes,

“我们知道,在应激激素大量增加对大脑的发育产生不利影响。 这代表了倾向暴力和抑郁症的psychobiological代际传递“。

Keep in mind that a person’s DNA is not mutating or changing. It’s the expression of the gene that is changing due to interaction with the environment.

这是一个强大和充满希望的消息。 但更大的希望来就我们的人生选择更大的个人责任。 轻率的选择或有毒的行为可能不仅会影响我们自己的健康,但我们的孩子和孙子们的健康。

We Are Not Fated To Follow The Genetic Footsteps Of Our Family

尽管如此,问题依然存在:我们如何与生活存在于我们的家庭的痛苦和苦难 - 甚至那些谁可能在确认或改变他们的行为伤害没有兴趣?

If we keep blaming others, healing will be difficult. But the epigenetic context paints a different picture. It asks: How is blame really helpful? How far back in our family history should we point an angry finger? A hundred years? A thousand? A better approach may be to compassionately recognize that when we look at faded photos of our relatives, we are really looking at ourselves. Our personal struggles are connected to the larger, universal web of our parents, grandparents, and all of humanity.

If we learn anything from epigenetics, it is that we are not fated to follow the genetic footsteps of ghosts past. With the power of aware choice, intention, and attuned attachment, we can alter our behavior, if not provide a more enlightened genetic expression — and enriched life — to those who follow.

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Clearing Emotional Clutter: Mindfulness Practices for Letting Go of What's Blocking Your Fulfillment and Transformation by Donald Altman.清除情绪杂波:正念实践放生什么阻止你实现和转化围棋
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唐纳德·奥特曼Donald Altman, MA,LPC,是心理治疗师,曾任和尚,和屡获殊荣的作家 几本书,包括 一分钟正念, 正念工具箱,并 正念代码。 他指挥正念生活和用心饮食研讨会和务虚会和培训心理健康治疗师和商务人士使用正念作为优化健康和实现的工具。 访问他的网站 http://www.mindfulpractices.com.