top of page
  • Writer's pictureScarlett Demy


Just as you are not your thoughts but the conscious soul observing them, so are you not your emotions.

Your emotions are literally just neuropeptides in your brain that attach to various cells throughout the brain and body.

They are chains of amino acids influenced by your genetics and epigenetics.

These go out as electromagnetic impulses that attach to the receptor sites of your cells. Adrenaline, vasopressin, etc.

Endorphins are an example of brain opioid peptide systems that are known to play an important role in motivation, emotion, attachment behaviour, the response to stress and pain, and the control of food intake.

The majority of people in modern society carry subtle addictions to the feelings of stimulation and excitement from many of these peptides; once your body is used to releasing them your cells remain in expectation of them with the corresponding cell receptor sites ready to receive the same amount of the peptides they become accustomed to.

When you subconsciously find pleasure in watching the news, gossiping about some dramatic thing that happened with someone you know, instigating drama with your love partner etc, you are unconsciously desiring the feeling of these opioid peptides.

In Tantra and most yogic philosophies the soul is most at ease in neutrality. When you engage in stimulation you create polarity and magnetism that creates action and reaction, karmic cycles.

In neutrality and non-duality you find peace and clarity. Your intuition is more clear when it is not clouded by the riff raff of emotion and you can tap more easily into your divine Self.

6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Sexuality as the South Node

“Why does toxic sex feel so good?” someone once asked me. … The person who you know isn’t good for you (they’re taken, abusive, manipulative, emotionally unavailable, etc). The sex that comes after a

Unlearning Learned Helplessness

In a deplorable experiment in 1967, researchers by the name of Martin Seligman and Steven Maier et al. decided to test some theories on classical conditioning. After incidentally discovering that cert

When to Resist Resistance

Sometimes what you might think is an intuitive nudge to avoid a situation or person could be the ego trying to keep you in fear and attachment. The intuition is a powerful and reliable compass with wh


bottom of page