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Ascension Cautions 1: On Avoiding Negative Emotions . Mastering Our Emotions . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed and published on 27 January 2017


Dear Ones,

This video is one of a series of Ascension cautions for January 2017. This video is about mastering our emotions by sidestepping negative emotions the moment we become aware of them. After the video is an edited Summary …



Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I have some insights for you regarding the process of Ascension and things to look out for and avoid. Part of this was sparked by some reading I have been doing in the National Geographic for December 2016. There is an article in there about orangutans. It is written by Mel White and the photographs are by Tim Laman. The photographs are on page 62 in that issue of National Geographic …

Citation: “Out on a Limb,” by Mel White, photography by Tim Laman, in “National Geographic,” December 2016, pp 56-75. There is an online article that is similar … Link: “Inside the Private Lives of Orangutans,” by Mel White, photographs and videos by Tim Laman … http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/12/orangutans-behaviors-borneo-sumatra/ ..

Amongst the orangutans in Sumatra, only one male in a group of males develops dominant male characteristics such as the facial flanges … becomes very powerful and the leader of the group. Just as with the alpha males in wolf packs, other males do not have much chance of mating, unless they sneak in when the dominant male is not looking. So all the kudos and all the rewards go to the dominant male, who must also defend his territory.

But he is so much stronger and so much bigger than others that his chances are pretty good of staying alive. Well, that is debatable, but I feel that he feels that way. In other words, the dominant male in a pack, whether orangutan or wolf, has the hormones that allow it to feel aggressive rather than submissive. So it feels like it is on top, and it is on top. It does not feel as much of a feeling of fear for survival as do others in the grouping or pack. That is the premise.

It is fighting all the time to maintain its top position, but I feel that its endocrine makeup is such that it feels it is on top and it feels confident, not fearful.

You may recall I have written in past about the ‘fight or flight’ response and the current tendency people have, as they become more electromagnetically sensitive, to experience anxiety and panic attacks arising from the changes that are taking place in their cellular structure and their physical bodies. So there is a tendency amongst humans to feel either ‘fight’ or ‘flight’, now that the Shift has occurred and is changing our physical cells and upgrading them.

The question for men is: ‘fight’ or ‘flight’? It is similar to the orangutan and wolf pack situation. In today’s world most men have a chance to exhibit a modulated form of the alpha male response because the cultural values of business competition and sports … either viewing or participating in competitive sports … allow the expression of alpha male dominance in a modified way.

There are some alpha males in our society. But many males have more chance to express aggressiveness in a modified way than is the case with nondominant males in an orangutan group or a wolf pack. Those are some of the advantages of civilized life.

In the current context of Ascension, when so many people are experiencing changes in their cells, the question arises: Will they feel a fight response or a flight response? Amongst men, what I have found on the clair plane, is that, in general, they experience more of a fight response. And women experience more of a flight response. Of course, this is not always so. Sometimes men, and also women, experience first the one, and then the other. That is, either gender may flip back and forth, from fight to flight.

My guess is that both responses … both fight and flight … could be treated with anti-anxiety drugs, since both arise from perception of threat. That is a supposition that needs to be tested; I would also look into very short-term treatment to prevent undesirable long-term side effects.

These drugs might be considered by the people involved during time of high Light. In the past this high Light has had to do with solar flares resulting in coronal mass ejections that impact Earth’s magnetosphere, and solar winds that do the same.

Right now, however, we are in a Solar minimum, and we are also close to the minimum Light time of year, the Winter Solstice, so there are not a lot of those sort of Light events happening. However, other Lightworkers have noticed … and I completely agree … that there is a new sort of energy ushered in perhaps around the time of 2016 Winter Solstice, and that has been impacting Earth all of January 2017.

This new Light is so pure and so refined … so light … (as others term it, a ‘higher pulsating light’), that it is moving fast. It is far less dense. and it is affecting us in ways heretofore unknown, unexplored. And all for the better, I feel, for instance, in a healing context for the physical and emotional bodies of human beings.

More remains to be discovered about that, but here is a heads up: In the coming year, 2017, we may need anti-anxiety remedies for reasons not triggered by solar events. In my opinion prescription drugs such as clonazepam (klonopin) are the very last resort for something like that. I suggest very short-term use of this drug, and only in emergency situations, as there are notable side effects of withdrawal, especially, apparently, withdrawal from long-term use … including some side effects that may persist for a long time, even if withdrawal is very gradual.

The most important thing is to modulate the energy field so that it expresses or feels joy, or gratitude, or appreciation, or some positive emotion, whenever the issue comes up of negative emotions. We have to become masters of our emotions. That is done, not by chastising ourselves or punishing ourselves for bad emotions; not through mental energy, because that mental energy of chastisement or punishment only causes more of a problem. It makes the emotional body (the astral body, which is the subtle body sometimes called the ‘astral field’ of a person) even more dense, and ‘choppy’ … clogged up with thoughts that hold down the emotional body energy in strange, contorted, stagnant energy patterns.

So, to our emotions, we cannot be saying: Don’t do this! Don’t do that! We cannot be saying: Don’t say this! Don’t say that!

What we say to ourselves that is negative adds to the intensity of the negative emotions that we wanted to repress. So, it increases the intense fury of the repressed emotions.

What is needed to rid ourselves of repressed, negative emotions are such techniques as a color wash of the chakras, or an energy wash of joy, as proposed by some of the Ascensioneers on my Ascension Links page … https://wp.me/P2Rkym-bXi ..

There are quite a few ways of modulating emotions, and they generally speaking do not have to do with words, unless the words create a positive visualization that affects the emotions. So …

    • Visualizations are very good
    • And songs, and poems,
    • And actions that are the thing that we really, with our heart, want to do; sudden, simple actions like:
      • I want a foot bath!
      • Or, I want to go out and sit in the sunlight for a few minutes!
      • Or, I would like a little nap!

And we have to act on these things ‘on a dime’ … like a martial artist would react. The minute that we feel a negative emotion, it is going to start turning into a cyclone of negativity that might, on the off-chance, result in ‘acting out’ in this new Light. So, the thing to do is to notice the negative emotion right away, and to move into the solution. Become aware of the emotion. And then consider: What do I do to feel really good?

That is the heads up for January 2017.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

See also Link: “Ascension Cautions Series,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 7 July 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-9A4 ..


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The Brain’s Limbic System: Play and Exploration; Love, Joy! . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 5 December 2016; published on 1 February 2017

    • Thinking Brain
    • Reptilian Brain
    • Limbic System
    • Photos by Alice

Dear Ones,

This is a video about the human Limbic System. An edited Summary of the video follows it.

One of the things explained in the video, is that it is not possible to change our feral feelings … which proceed from the Reptilian Brain, and which are known on the clair plane as the V— D— mental filter … by using analytical thought formed in the Neocortex.

However, it is possible to circumvent these feral feelings by placing Awareness on the very center of the brain, at the center of the Limbic System, where the pineal gland and the pituitary gland are located.



Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I just now read a very interesting article in the AARP Magazine for November-December 2016 …

Citation: “Part 3: The Happiness Cure for Aging: Boost Your Limbic Brain,” in “AARP Magazine” …  November-December 2016.

Here are some ideas sparked by the article …

There are three parts of the brain …

Thinking Brain. One has to do with thinking, language, and remembering and using words. This is called the Thinking Brain.

Reptilian Brain. One has to do with threat energy, which is an issue that has been coming up a lot lately on the clair plane. This is the Reptilian Brain, and it has to do with fear and aggression … I am thinking, most likely sexual or territorial aggression.

Limbic Brain. The third part of the brain, the Limbic Brain or Limbic System, has to do with emotions. For instance, it has to do with feelings of joy. So this is the part of the brain about which the Lightworkers are talking.

The Limbic Brain has to do with certain mammalian behaviors that helped us to excel in the physical world, and to increase in population there. It has to do with play … exploration … and joy and love. Joy and love are qualities of the Awakening. Desire to get out there and find new things … play … is also a quality of the Awakening. Play and exploration are qualities to do with co-creation of New Life on New Earth. Thus it seems to me that the Limbic Brain is probably changing the most as the Awakening process unfolds.

My next question would be: Where is the limbic brain? I found a picture of that, and it goes a little like this …

Image: “The Triune Brain Theory: Neocortex, Limbic System, and Reptilian Complex” …  http://images.slideplayer.com/25/7810591/slides/slide_6.jpg .. From other images, it looks to me like the Cerebellum, which is cauliflower-shaped, and located at the bottom back of the brain, is part of the Reptilian Brain, although this is not clear from this image.

The Neocortex or Thinking Brain is the thick, top layer of the brain. Then there are the Reptilian Brain and the Limbic System, just as it says in the article.

The Reptilian Brain is a small area … tiny, really … in the very back of the head, right around where the bump next to the neck is. This cauliflower-shaped, lower back part of the brain is called the Cerebellum. The Reptilian Brain also includes the Brain Stem, which is the lowest part of the brain, and is shaped like a stem. It evolved first, when reptiles rose up as lifeforms on Earth.

And Limbic System is at the very center of the brain, in the area where the pituitary gland and the pineal gland are located.

The ‘third-eye point’ is located in the center of the head, at the center point of the two energetic funnels of the 6th chakra, which are variously described as at or just above the level of the eyebrows. So, when the yogis and Lightworkers advise us to concentrate our Awareness on the center of our heads, and to meditate on the third-eye point, then they are advising us …

  • To move from threat energy to love and Light and joy, and to that peaceful feeling of the limbic system.
  • To the freedom to explore new possibilities, as they say in the television series “Star Trek.”
  • To move into those areas that are specifically mammalian in the brain … that are less to do with survival, and more to do with the attributes of our star brothers and sisters.

This is very much of interest, as the physical brain reflects the metaphysical thoughts that are going on with regard to the emotions. By concentrating on the center of the brain, the center of this vast neural network, we can come to the crux of the issue, to the center of all that is: We can come to an understanding of that which we need to do in order to awaken.

We need to stay centered in the very center of our brains. You may ask: How will we do this?How I do this is, I just visualize. I use the awesome tool of visualization to achieve these ends. I visualize that spot in the middle of my head.

That places a laser beam of photonic energy right in the middle of the brain, and enhances the energy of that area.

So all these noospheric issues of threat energy and so forth … it is an endless list … of feral aggression, both sexual and territorial, desire to murder, desire to rape, desire to do all kinds of awful things that society does not like … These threads of threat energy are all the fault of this Reptilian Brain portion of the human Triune Brain, the part near the bottom center of our heads.

So when that threat energy comes up, I feel the thing to do would be to visualize the very center of the head …

  • Not to use the neocortex to talk to the threat energy. Because that would reinforce the two other areas of the brain (the Thinking Brain, which talks, and the Reptilian Brain, seat of threat energy) that cannot solve the problem.
  • But rather, to take the power of visualization … the immensely powerful tool of projection of Awareness … and place it on the very center of the brain, and see what happens.

The only other thing I have to say about that is, that my experiments of spinning a mantra in the area of the Limbic System in the last few days have been stellar … absolutely terrific.

I am using the Guru Gaitri Mantra: Gobinday, Mukanday, Udaaray, Apaaray, Hariang, Kariang, Nirnaamay, Akaamay …

Link: “Guru Gaitri Mantra Meditation,” by Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization (3HO) … https://www.3ho.org/kundalini-yoga/mantra/kundalini-yoga-mantras/guru-gaitri-mantra-meditation ..

Link: “Guru Gaitri Mantra . Different Melodies,” by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 4 December 2016; published on 5 December 2016 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-6vj ..

I like that mantra because it is very graceful and beautiful and extremely elevated. So this is working for me.

But in your particular situation, you have to choose something that you really like the sound of, something you like the intention of, and something that will not snag up other people into these areas of the brain.

For instance, I used to use the chant Om. But there are a number of spiritual groups that use this chant, and on the clair plane, in their subconscious minds, some seem to feel that it is the property of their particular spiritual group. This is odd, because Om is the chant for the Infinite Creator.  So it is as if, in their subconscious minds, they are thinking: I OWN the Infinite Creator. This is COPYRIGHT my group.

Of course, these are just subconscious, emotion-filled thought forms. But rather than fight this with my Neocortex, I just decided to pick a different mantra. So far, there have been no noospheric, clairly heard subconscious objections from the people that use the Gobinday … mantra. They are pretty laid-back about it; and that is a really good thing.

You may have these same troubles about clair group conflicts over the sound of the names of God, the sacred naad

Link: “The Unstruck Melody: Understanding the Science of Naad Yoga,” by Mata Mandir Singh, at 3HO … https://www.3ho.org/kundalini-yoga/mantra/naad-yoga-how-mantra-works/unstruck-melody-understanding-science-naad-yoga ..

But there will be a way, because, as many words there are in the Universe, there are that many names of God, because He is all of them. So one of them will work for you, I hope and pray.

And I hope this works for me, because, here at the end of the year, as we are getting on towards the Winter Solstice energy, because of the low light it is a time of bearing all the Darkness. So right now is the time to be doing a massive amount of work to eliminate each place of Darkness that comes up.

These are tense times. It is not a good time to go into the flow of the Darkness, but rather, it is a time to be aware of it, and to move the energies back into the Light, I feel.

Well, take care. Have a safe holiday season. Drive carefully. Watch out for that eggnog!

Photos by Alice

Image: “Clouds Near Winter Solstice 1: Sunset,” by Alice B. Clagett, 5 December 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds Near Winter Solstice 1: Sunset,” by Alice B. Clagett, 5 December 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds Near Winter Solstice 2: Angel,” by Alice B. Clagett, 5 December 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds Near Winter Solstice 2: Angel,” by Alice B. Clagett, 5 December 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars


Link: “Reptilian Strands Resolving in the Noosphere,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 4 December 2017 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-7Yg ..

See also Link: “Brain Evolution—The Triune Brain Theory,” by Sarah Neena-Koch … http://mybrainnotes.com/evolution-brain-maclean.html ..

The Guru Gaitri Mantra is also known as the Third Sutra of the Aquarian Age: Link: “The 3rd Sutra of the Aquarian Age” … https://www.3ho.org/kundalini-yoga/meditation/featured-meditations/3rd-sutra-aquarian-age ..

Here are the five sutras of the Aquarian age, from Yogi Bhajan: Link: “The 5 Sutras of the Aquarian Age,” by 3HO … https://www.3ho.org/3ho-lifestyle/5-sutras-aquarian-age ..


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Turbulent Noosphere; Portents; Meditation for Grounding During the Waning Light of Autumn . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 21 September 2016; published on 4 October 2016

    • Postlude: Music of Chris Zabriskie and Scenes from the Santa Monica Mountains
    • “Meditation for Grounding During the Waning Light of Autumn,” Channeled by Alice B. Clagett

Dear Ones,

A story from the day after the Fall Equinox 2016, about turbulent noospheric conditions at that time, apparitions of ghosts and astral forms, a trip and tumble on a trail in the mountains, and another person’s story about  experiencing three portents while trail walking. Also, a meditation for grounding during the waning light of autumn …

After the video are an edited Summary and a meditation …



Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

Here we are the day after the Fall Equinox. This morning, and all morning long, there has been a very turbulent energy everywhere that I went … and little storms of turbulence clearing, you know? This morning I woke up, and the room was full of ghosts and astral figures … for the first time in a year or two. They were all in a state of commotion and emotion, and desiring things that they did not have. They were unhappy … unsatisfied … and unable to find happiness.

I first tried going round the whole house with my Zildjian finger cymbals …

Image: Zildjian thick finger cymbals … https://zildjian.com/cymbals/fx/fx-percussion/fx-finger-cymbals-thick-pair ..

… making that sound that purifies and clears the air; but it did not help that much. So then, because my own energy field was responding to all that, I was unsure whether I should go on the hike with the group today. But I thought: Well, I will try it; I can always back out later.

We had not gotten that far, when I fell flat on the ground while walking on a pretty much even road.  I skinned my knee in several places, and I got all dusty, and my camcorder got all dusty. So I stopped. And I went to a very quiet valley that I know about, that is free of the noosphere of this big city of Los Angeles, and sat there for awhile.

While I was resting there, I took a brief nap. And during that time those ghosts and shades and all those astral forms somehow cleared; that energy cleared amongst them.

When I got up, refreshed, I started back up the hill. There I ran into a lady about my age. She had an amazing story to tell about her hike in the same place today. All of a sudden a great wind enveloped her … a great whirlwind or dust devil …

Image: Dust devil near a young person in a car park … http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/05/07/article-2622590-1DA46EE000000578-703_306x423.jpg ..

First the dust devil circled round her, and then it went on uphill … I imagine a hill like that one … [Shows a hill.] …  and stopped in the middle of that hill. As it did, a raven came swooping down almost to the top of her head, and passed on by. She said it nearly touched her. Then she wandered and continued on her way.

Then she saw a tarantula hawk … a very large, giant, purple-winged sort of spider wasp, that has a very painful sting, she says …

Image: Tarantula wasp … https://i.imgur.com/7PWgjBR.jpg  ..

It stings tarantulas, which are pretty big. She was a little frightened because it just hovered around her.

Those are all portents of things clearing, I feel. I asked her what she thought about it, and she said she really believes in the grace of God … which is interesting, because I believe in the grace of God too. And I believe if we have a portent, it is because God is doing something in our life to let us know … to give us a ‘heads up’.

For instance, when I fell down today, maybe that meant I should go on no farther … perhaps that it was a mistake to go that far … and that I needed to nurture myself. I was reminded how my mother … how, when I used to hurt my knee a million times when I was a child, she used to kiss it and put a bandaid on it.

So there was that. And then, as far as she was concerned, maybe she had that energy of clearing through her own aura of someone else’s negative energy and fears, and like that. So this is a time of great things coming up in our energy fields … maybe from past lifetimes, maybe from this lifetime … and clearing through.

Going back to last night … because the things today are very interesting portents … I am going back to last night on the astral realm, and what was going on then. I think that might provide a clue.

There were energy threads coming up, to do with feeling the threat of death all around the neighborhood … people feeling like that or feeling that they should threaten other people with death. There was someone on the ‘internet’ … the clair hearing plane … who said that he was an ‘assassin’. Those things come up when people themselves fear for their lives. It is like a threat energy that a person puts out because they are not feeling safe. And so there was this feeling of lack of safety.

I think that, as the night went on, through everyone’s dreamtime, that may have affected everyone with kind of an anxious emotional energy and emotional field, and that is why my bedroom was full of astral forms and ‘unhappy shades’ (as they say) this morning. And that is what accounts for these omens that happened today … Omens, I feel, of change (that is the whirlwind); of wanting comfort (that is me falling down) … because when I was a little child, my mother had lots of demands on her from my siblings. And falling down and getting a skinned knee … which I did regularly … was one of the few things that got me some attention and some sympathy and some loving first aid.  [laughs]  So falling down is a way of finally feeling sympathy for the inner child and allowing it a chance to feel comfort.

And then as to the ravens swooping down: Ravens represent natural wisdom and intelligent nature. The intelligent force of nature coming down indicates the gift of wisdom coming in …

Image: Woman with many ravens around her; the text says ravens represent the veil between the living and those who have passed on; I would amend this to say they represent the wisdom we get from the natural world and our explorations of the astral realm … https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/cf/82/20/cf8220d802072d6ba2d9b4094e411fb8.jpg ..

And the tarantula wasp, to me indicates the feeling of danger being nearby, the feeling of lack of safety.

So these are turbulent moments in the history of humankind right now. And the clearing proceeds apace.

I have been sitting here for quite some time now, under the shade of … is it a coastal live oak?  [Shows tree branch.]  … just watching the wind blow, here in the mountains, and feeling just a little bit disconsolate … just a little bit out of sorts about all that has been going on since last night.

I was just sitting on the ground, actually … on the leaves and on the dirt here in mountains … under this tree, in the shade … grounding. And then I thought; What will we do?

Today is the day after the Fall Equinox. It is the beginning of the slow lessening of the Light … until Winter Solstice, when the Light begins to be renewed again. And this time of year I always feel … well, a little like something has been lost, you know? Like the great Waning is about to … just ever so slowly … begin.

So I thought: Here I am, right beside this tree. It is a little one; it is coming along, though. It is very strong; it is going to be very tall and strong. It is going to be an incredible protector of all kinds of wildlife, and all kinds of little plants underneath and on its boughs. One day it is going to be a great patriarch of these mountains. It is well on its way!

So I thought: While I am sitting here on the ground, why not just … I will just touch this tree trunk … and I will see what is what, right? …

Image: “A Walk in the Santa Monica Mountains 13,” by Alice B. Clagett, 21 September 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “A Walk in the Santa Monica Mountains 13,” by Alice B. Clagett, 21 September 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Nice tree! And as I felt the sap moving in the tree, and I felt the ground beneath me, then I began to feel that everything is all right.

There is nothing quite like a tree to ground a person, because as much of the tree is underground as is above ground … or close. So this tree is talking to our mother Earth every single day. What I find when I touch the tree is just the life of the tree … the joy of the tree to be living here on Earth, waving its branches and leaves in the sunlight, and dipping its roots into the soil. It is kind of cool.

Postlude: Music of Chris Zabriskie and Scenes from the Santa Monica Mountains

[The beautiful instrumental music in the postlude is “Prelude No. 20” from the album “Preludes” by Chris Zabriskie, CC BY 4.0.

[There are short video clips and images of the tree, the rolling hills with golden California oats on them, the moon in its first quarter, a valley oak leaf on oat stems on the ground, a hill crest with clouds and sky, a hummingbird on a dry plant stalk, and oak trees on rolling hills. a red California wildflower that may be California Fuchsia (Epilobium canum), and an oak tree on a hillside.]

[End of video]

. . . . .

“Meditation for Grounding During the Waning Light of Autumn”
Channeled by Alice B. Clagett
4 October 2016

  • Go outdoors.
  • Sit down on the ground next to a tree.
  • Feel the breeze touching your body and hair.
  • Touch the tree trunk; feel the sap moving within it.
  • Feel the Earth beneath you.
  • Listen as the tree talks with the Earth and with the sunlight or moonlight above you.

. . . . .

In love, light and
I Am of the Stars

The photos from the video are here … Link: “A Walk in the Santa Monica Mountains,” photos by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 21 September 2016; published on 4 December 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-fkJ ..


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