How much control do we really have over our own lives? And is there anything we can change to do a better job at managing our lives? These questions have puzzled mankind since the beginning of time. And now, the emerging science of epigenetics is offering some answers that put true control within your reach—by simply changing your beliefs.
“Contrary to what many people are being led to believe, a lot of emphasis placed on genes determining human behavior is nothing but theory and doctrine,” says Konstantin Eriksen, guest writer for Wake Up World, an online news medium that offers alternative voices to mass media.
“We are free to make decisions that impact our lives and those of others. … Our beliefs can change our biology. We have the power to heal ourselves, increase our feelings of self-worth and improve our emotional state.”