S.S. Podcast #3: Examining Biological Immortality In Nature

https://anchor.fm/sarah-ikerd/embed/episodes/S-S–Podcast-3-Examining-Biological-Immortality-In-Nature-e1ndou0 Read here about a recently discovered 5,400 year old tree: https://nicenews.com/environment/world-oldest-living-tree-gran-abuelo/

AMAZING magazine Fall 2022 Issue 𑁍

AMAZING is a modern publication by Studio Shangri-La that combines art gallery, science journal, philosophy periodical, and literary magazine all into one fanciful exhibit. The Fall 2022 edition includes memes from Utopian Messages, science articles, science fiction, quotations, much art, poetry and even food. Print copies of AMAZING magazine Fall 2022 are available now. Here’sContinue reading “AMAZING magazine Fall 2022 Issue 𑁍”

The Magenta Cube: My Experience With VR

Around the time I started back in on reading GEB: an eternal golden braid by Douglas Hofstadter I experienced a very vivid sculptural dream image. And it’s not unusual for me to have unusual dreams because I actively engage my creativity in waking hours. The sculptural scenario that I saw in the dream was ofContinue reading “The Magenta Cube: My Experience With VR”

Health, Tech + Philosophy: Upgrading Medical Care In The USA

How can medical or healthcare in the USA be upgraded? By incorporating the latest non-invasive technologies, with some of the oldest concepts and philosophies. Western [colonized] medicine has been held back and stunted by nonsensical institutionalized barbarism against biology and nature. What strikes me and many others I’ve talked to, is the small mindedness ofContinue reading “Health, Tech + Philosophy: Upgrading Medical Care In The USA”

Bio + Evolution: Human Stem Cells Are Infinitely Regenerative

Human stem cells contain the potential of infinite regeneration and pluripotency means they can become any type of cell. They do so by mitotic cell division, and mitosis is asexual. So, asexual reproduction occurs within the human body. Mitosis is run by a cell cycle system; the phases are activated by advanced interactions of enzymesContinue reading “Bio + Evolution: Human Stem Cells Are Infinitely Regenerative”

Environment + Space: The Importance Of Bacteria & How Cyanobacteria Create Habitable Atmospheres

We are here thanks in large part to microbes and bacteria. And Cyanobacteria, of blue green algae, are among the oldest organisms around, known fossil records dating back billions of years. Cyanobacteria created oxidation, or photosynthesis, which in turn formed Earth’s atmosphere. Accumulations of cyanobacteria even helped shape the terrain. We are here because ofContinue reading “Environment + Space: The Importance Of Bacteria & How Cyanobacteria Create Habitable Atmospheres”

Bio + Health: Noninvasive & Sonic Stem Cell Therapy

Non-invasive longevity medicine is the new frontier. And life wants to LIVE. We’re populated and supported by *trillions of microorganisms. And if they couldn’t learn and adapt, we wouldn’t be here. Breaking down the word “Mesenchymal” as in Mesenchymal stem cells, reveals the Ancient Greek words for middle, tissue and infusion. Stem cells, often referredContinue reading “Bio + Health: Noninvasive & Sonic Stem Cell Therapy”

Olympic Lifting & Beyond: High Performance and “The Hard Deck”

The title here is an unabashed Top Gun Maverick reference. The hard deck is the zone below 10,000-5,000 feet at which a pilot is flying close if not fatally close to the ground. I’m using the hard deck here for some humorous hyperbole, comparing this with pushing oneself in athletic performance past previous limits orContinue reading “Olympic Lifting & Beyond: High Performance and “The Hard Deck””

Quantum Evolution: Human Intelligence & Relativity

The main point of this article is this: Regardless of IQ test or other fixed models, intelligence — including human intelligence — is always developing. And development is not fixed. Generally and Experientially, it doesn’t take a scientific study to figure this out. It takes reason. Consider “non-linear” quantum physics and related and other newContinue reading “Quantum Evolution: Human Intelligence & Relativity”

Olympic Lifting & Beyond: How I Boost Muscle Recovery In Training

1. Sleep Generous amounts of it and even the occasional unabashed hibernation! This is a vital means of regeneration and recovery. I do best with a more traditional rhythm, when I’m more or less following the sun. And remember, the mental rest is just as important. By now you may have heard that nervous systemContinue reading “Olympic Lifting & Beyond: How I Boost Muscle Recovery In Training”

Bio + Philosophy: Human Physiology Is Technology & Voluntary Evolution

The new modern idea of voluntary evolution is available by making deliberate choices. Yet for all my enthusiasm about this new frontier, one area I’m at odds with is the literal fusion of electronics with the human body. I mean, we’re already fusing with our daily interaction and tech habits — Think on the molecularContinue reading “Bio + Philosophy: Human Physiology Is Technology & Voluntary Evolution”

Adulting 202: The Most Important Quality In A Mentor

The most important quality in a mentor, leader or coach is supportive belief. That person is able to tell you that whatever it is you seek to do, you can do it. An even better coach guides as to how. They won’t waste time telling you why you can’t do something. The former is maturityContinue reading “Adulting 202: The Most Important Quality In A Mentor”

Self Care 202: Lifestyle Optimization For Performance

Removing or altering non-productive stressors can improve quality of life and propel one towards goals. So can adding optimizers or optimization factors. The larger situation could even be visualized as above like a strategy cloud of contributing factors. Here’s an artificial stressor that could be removed: Too much social media scrolling or other passive media.Continue reading “Self Care 202: Lifestyle Optimization For Performance”

Bio + Philosophy: Debugging The Death Program By Increasing Intracellular Intelligence & Mitochondrial Performance

“Death is optional.” — Yuval Noah Harari The key to immortality is evolving beyond death. That means first treating it as a possible and optional outcome, instead of an inevitability. This could be a powerful step that causes physiological, intellectual and emotional change, like meditation alters brain chemistry. The mere fact that this concept isContinue reading “Bio + Philosophy: Debugging The Death Program By Increasing Intracellular Intelligence & Mitochondrial Performance”

Sound + Genetics: Activating & Limiting Genetic Expression Using The Harmonic Series

Bodies are affected on multiple levels by the forces of nature, and one of those forces is sound. Sound waves are considered mechanical because they require a medium like air or water through which to travel. Sounds results from vibration in matter. When you speak, that’s moving air through the vocal cords. The decision toContinue reading “Sound + Genetics: Activating & Limiting Genetic Expression Using The Harmonic Series”

Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes — Full Article, Parts 1-4

Part 1. Sun Up, Sun Down The earliest known forms of timekeeping, which is an expression of long term thinking, were found in the Semliki Valley of the modern day Congo, as a “hash-marked” bone dated 18000 BC,¹ and from later in 8000 BC, moon-shaped pits dug in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.²  More elaborate forms of timekeepingContinue reading “Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes — Full Article, Parts 1-4”

The Longevity List — What’s Working For Me

1. Experiencing Timelessness. Be on a timeless scale. Live as if life is all. Clocks, schedules and dates are merely tools. Have an open-ended mindset. 2. Meditation, Affirmation & Prayer. Believe and re-program, say what you want, atone, give thanks, purify, connect to outer and inner cosmos. 3. Stellar Self-Care & Self-Talk. Enjoy the maintenanceContinue reading “The Longevity List — What’s Working For Me”

Re-post: Biologists unravel pathway for cancer cells to become immortal | Iowa Now

Biologists at the University of Iowa have unraveled a second pathway by which cancer cells multiply without end. Using baker’s yeast as a model, the biologists explored Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres, a second pathway that cancer cells use to become immortal. — Read on now.uiowa.edu/2021/03/biologists-unravel-pathway-cancer-cells-become-immortal ME: Let’s get this straight — renegade Cancer cells becomeContinue reading “Re-post: Biologists unravel pathway for cancer cells to become immortal | Iowa Now”

Longevity⁺ Corner: What Is An NRF2 & What Foods Does It Like?

NRF2 stands for Nuclear factor-erythroid factor 2-related factor 2 —say that 10 times fast — and is a “DNA transcription factor” protein that regulates and enhances how genes are expressed by binding to it. It’s a complex other world inside the human body, yet perhaps we can understand better by comparing with the outer worldContinue reading “Longevity⁺ Corner: What Is An NRF2 & What Foods Does It Like?”

Repost: “A Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Red and Near-Infrared Light Treatment in Patient Satisfaction, Reduction of Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Skin Roughness, and Intradermal Collagen Density Increase”

A Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Red and Near-Infrared Light Treatment in Patient Satisfaction, Reduction of Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Skin Roughness, and Intradermal Collagen Density Increase — Read on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3926176/ In short, non-invasive light therapy works – check out the article for further detail. I think the concept holds tremendous promise as partContinue reading “Repost: “A Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Red and Near-Infrared Light Treatment in Patient Satisfaction, Reduction of Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Skin Roughness, and Intradermal Collagen Density Increase””

On The Supplement Shelf: Trehalose + D-Ribose for Longevity & Exercise Recovery

http://www.instagram.com/reel/CZijus1JBVC/ Recovery “RNA” Lemonade: • Sparkling Water • Lemon • Trehalose • D-Ribose • Modified Citrus Pectin I’ve been on a trehalose complex kick for a little while now, long enough to experience that it helps with exercise recovery. Trehalose aka mycose, is a type of energetic and protective sugar produced by the organisms listedContinue reading “On The Supplement Shelf: Trehalose + D-Ribose for Longevity & Exercise Recovery”

Maximizing Regenerative Processes Part 3: The Human Circuit, The Infinite Self

Transformation from archetypical self to infinite self is both philosophical and physiological. The infinite self is multifaceted and maleable. To be experienced, one must allow it. An archetype is a model or example that can be copied or emulated. In mythology and literature, a common archetype is the Hero, and a classic Hero’s Journey isContinue reading “Maximizing Regenerative Processes Part 3: The Human Circuit, The Infinite Self”

Essay: What Makes A Champion?

One can examine an athlete’s technical specifications such as path of travel or velocity, and those are important for analysis, yet when considering what makes the champion athletes, their qualities often defy convention. Highly decorated Olympic track star and 36 year old mother Allyson Felix is a perfect example. Lü Xiaojun, 37, just claimed weightliftingContinue reading “Essay: What Makes A Champion?”

Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life (Full Article)

** This article also appears on Immortalists Magazine — click here for that version ** Within this grand cosmic environment, we participate in a spiraling ladder of evolution not unlike the DNA helix. And when world shaking events occur, or big ideas come along, they effect our developmental tree of decisions, the choices we makeContinue reading “Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life (Full Article)”

What Is Liquid Crystal Display, A Journey

Let’s explore an everyday technology that is truly amazing, if not a bit mind bending. And that is LCD, or liquid crystal display, commonly used in phones, computers and televisions. The life of an LCD screen sometimes begins in the earth, as many industrial products do. Quartz, of which Silicon is a part, is oneContinue reading “What Is Liquid Crystal Display, A Journey”

Examining Biological Immortality In Nature

We don’t have to look far for examples of biological immortality. Upon closer examination, it’s clear we’re inspired and influenced by nature, in which we take part and are not separate from. The first spectacular specimen comes from the world of flora, The Rose Of Jericho, also known as the “resurrection plant.” This desert mossContinue reading “Examining Biological Immortality In Nature”

Natural Home Tooth & Body Spa

Order of events: • Meditation music switch on — https://youtu.be/j-Rofn5wFjs • Bentonite Clay with Water Body & Face Masque — Skin Food! 15 min. ** Rich in minerals such as calcium, magnesium and iron, known for purification among many other properties • Rinse / shower • Apply [Flax] Oil on body — doesn’t have toContinue reading “Natural Home Tooth & Body Spa”

Power Plants: BURDOCK — Superfood, All-Purpose Medicinal & Inspiration For Velcro

Somewhat common to Asian cuisine, the root of a burdock plant, or Arctium (meaning “bear”?), provides numerous preventative and remedial benefits as well as being tasty. The many benefits include digestive health and skin condition. You may have encountered one before — they propagate themselves by hooking onto things with the burs the surround theirContinue reading “Power Plants: BURDOCK — Superfood, All-Purpose Medicinal & Inspiration For Velcro”

Minerals Feature: APATITE

View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝕊𝕒𝕣𝕒𝕙 𝕀𝕜𝕖𝕣𝕕 (@sarah.ikerd) “Apatite is not actually a specific mineral, but rather, is a name for a group of similar isomorphous hexagonal phosphate minerals.” — University of Waterloo, Earth Sciences Museum https://uwaterloo.ca/earth-sciences-museum/resources/detailed-rocks-and-minerals-articles/apatite

“Khepri” — Exploring The Electrostatic Field with Art & The Egyptian Scarab

I took this group of images of trees and canopy at the Mystic River Reservation, then mirrored and rotated them, and there appeared Khepri, the scarab, and also the shape of electrostatic field flow — see below for diagram. Conveniently for this mini article, the letter K (for Khepri) is also in physics representative ofContinue reading ““Khepri” — Exploring The Electrostatic Field with Art & The Egyptian Scarab”

Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life — Part II

Now that we’ve reflected on the crystal web of Indra’s Net — pun intended — that compliments the holographic and fractal universe conversations, let’s explore through that gateway some of the fascinating concepts in Quantum Biology and the quantum behaviors that affect and assist physiological processes. And in learning about another level of existence, weContinue reading “Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life — Part II”

Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life — Part I

Within this grand cosmic environment, we participate in a spiraling ladder of evolution not unlike the DNA helix. And when world shaking events occur, or big ideas come along, they effect our developmental tree of decisions, the choices we make as a species and as individuals. Then, we must grow and adapt within this magnificentContinue reading “Quantum Biology Concepts & Multidimensional Life — Part I”

4 Majorly Impactful Solutions For Waste Reduction In The USA

Here are 4 major solutions for waste reduction and environmental clean-up in the United States: 1 • Switching to all compostable packaging — Companies include World Centric, GoodStart and Lean Orb 2 • Converting to Green energy systems — There are already numerous options for doing so 3 • Collecting / cleaning up and convertingContinue reading “4 Majorly Impactful Solutions For Waste Reduction In The USA”

Beyond Time: Headlines in Quantum Biology

I’ve been a quantum biology enthusiast for a bit now and it’s wonderful to see the field expanding because that means that consciousness is also expanding. Our levels of understanding and forward insights affect our biology. We are also acted upon by outside and inside forces beyond our apparent control at the quantum level —Continue reading “Beyond Time: Headlines in Quantum Biology”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm (full article)

“…discover first hand the eternity of Life, Light, and Truth, as well as the illusion of Death, Darkness, and Sin… Though the modern world may know a million secrets, the ancient world knew one–and that one was greater than the million; for the million secrets breed death, disaster, sorrow, selfishness, lust, and avarice, but theContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm (full article)”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 5

Part 5. Environment & Technology Our lives are inextricably linked with our home spaceship Earth, a paradise because the rest of the solar system is somewhat inhospitable — at least to us. Of course, plans and efforts are directed towards terraforming, and deep space travel towards planets such as Proxima B. The beautiful earth isContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 5”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm, Part 4

04. Growth When beliefs and habits change so do biology and outer reality. The universe is a body in motion and so are we by default, yet with increasing choice, and integration of infinite and multidimensional concepts. There are other concurrent levels of reality that we cannot directly see, like the life of our cellsContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm, Part 4”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm Part 3

03. Food The next instruction of the Ageless Algorithm is to eat and supplement intentionally. Supplements should be regarded as augmentations and not dependencies. There is a plant for every ailment and attribute. I have a growing collection of botanical extracts on my shelf. For maximum benefit, shelve any illogical skepticism about the fruits ofContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm Part 3”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 2

02. Habits Way of life, the Tao, flow — this next instruction of the Ageless Algorithm encompasses daily habits and manner. As mentioned in the previous instruction, having an open-ended life span de-stresses one’s manner and culture significantly. To live like an immortal would mean free enjoyment of all life has to offer without theContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 2”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 1

“…discover first hand the eternity of Life, Light, and Truth, as well as the illusion of Death, Darkness, and Sin… Though the modern world may know a million secrets, the ancient world knew one–and that one was greater than the million; for the million secrets breed death, disaster, sorrow, selfishness, lust, and avarice, but theContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm Pt. 1”

The Last Generations: An Essay On Immortality & Evolution by Sarah Ikerd # 012 || IM PODCAST

Thank you Immortalists Magazine for featuring my essay. This magazine is building momentum and has some fascinating content. On Instagram: @immortalistsmagazine