584. Helané Wahbeh

Helané Wahbeh is the Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Wahbeh is clinically trained as a naturopathic physician and research trained with a Master of Clinical Research and two post-doctoral research fellowships. She has published on and spoken internationally about her studies on complementary and alternative medicine, mind-body medicine, stress, and posttraumatic stress disorder and their relationships to physiology, health, and healing. Her current research interests include healing stress and trauma, examining mechanisms of mind-body medicine, and rigorously studying extended human capacities. Dr. Wahbeh’s extensive meditation training includes the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training by Jon Kabat-Zinn, a four-year Meditation Teacher Training with CoreLight, and a 19-year regular meditation practice.

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Interview recorded January 24, 2021

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YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction to Buddha at the Gas Pump
  • 00:04:29 – The Genetic Predisposition to Phenomenal Experiences
  • 00:08:22 – DNA and Channeling
  • 00:12:12 – The Influence of Family on Spiritual Aptitudes
  • 00:16:12 – Participate in our Research Studies
  • 00:20:11 – Overcoming the Materialistic Worldview
  • 00:24:32 – The Limitations of the Materialist Paradigm
  • 00:28:47 – The Influence of Collective Consciousness
  • 00:33:05 – The Mechanics of Collective Consciousness
  • 00:37:18 – The Benefits of Channeling
  • 00:41:32 – Navigating the Nuances of Channeling
  • 00:46:23 – The Importance of Discernment in Spirituality
  • 00:50:17 – The Replication Crisis in Science
  • 00:54:40 – Exploring Alternative Methods for Study Analysis
  • 00:58:54 – Telepathy and Out-of-Body Experiences
  • 01:02:34 – Testing the Ability to See Subtle Beings
  • 01:06:10 – Channeled Inspiration and Artistic Expression
  • 01:10:02 – Ancient Texts and Higher Intelligence
  • 01:14:22 – Contagion in Human Psychology and the Battle of Forces
  • 01:19:06 – The Distraction of Conspiracy Theories
  • 01:23:13 – The Shadow Within and Holding it with Equanimity
  • 01:27:24 – Transmuting Dark Energy into Light
  • 01:31:10 – Addressing Points about Spiritual Leaders and Conspiracy Theories
  • 01:35:21 – The Spectrum of Conspiracy Theories
  • 01:39:35 – Nuance and Open-mindedness
  • 01:44:13 – Varying Levels of Channeling Entities
  • 01:48:24 – The Characteristics of Channelers
  • 01:52:11 – The Weakening Influence of Channeling on Mind-Body Coordination
  • 01:56:16 – Authenticity of Channelers and Discernment
  • 02:00:26 – The Entangled App and Influencing Random Numbers
  • 02:04:05 – Signing up for IONS email list