The Gene Keys: A Road Map to Inner Awakening

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By: Jessica Ourisman
The Gene Keys: A Road Map to Inner Awakening

The wellness industry is blossoming, with interest in personal development techniques and alternative health modalities at an all-time high. Just as we are evolving, so, too, are the conversations around the popular self-development tools consumers are turning to. The discussion around Astrology, for instance, now goes beyond talk of a singular sign; these days, people are more interested in your sun, moon, and star signs, as well as particular placements of specific planets in your birth chart. In a similar vein, Human Design takes your birth chart information and provides you with a framework to self-understanding.

As the demand for self-awareness-enhancing techniques has expanded to encompass even more depth into the unique interplay of mind, body, and soul, one relative newcomer is called The Gene Keys.

What is Gene Keys?

“The Gene Keys is a system for self-discovery and self-awakening channeled by Richard Rudd,” explains Chrissy Papetti, Self-Mastery Mentor, Success Coach, and Speaker. By using your birth information, the Gene Keys create what is called a Hologenetic Profile made up of eleven (out of 64) gene keys that provide you with a roadmap to understanding your underlying drives and patterns. By providing you with this new framework, your self-awareness grows, you are able to see what were formerly blind spots, and you can begin to shift your underlying patterns in order to move out of fear-based living into a more empowered, authentic state. “This system gives you a language to name, see, and shift the energetic patterns playing out in your life that have the potential to hold you back or propel you forward on your path to true fulfillment, love, and prosperity.”

The Gene Keys: Self-Awareness, Empowered Living, and Goal Attainment

Becoming an actualized version of yourself necessitates taking a deeper look—including at those areas that can initially be hard to face. But by bringing conscious awareness to the places where unconsciousness still dictates your behavior (i.e., your shadow), you are actually unlocking consciousness that enables you to become more actively aligned with your values, dreams, and goals.

“By defining the way fear shows up in your life, you finally become self-aware of why you’re going through certain struggles,” Papetti explains. “When you learn the higher expression of the root of that fear, you begin to recognize these challenges as the catalysts of your personal evolution. Every ‘shadow’ or fear-based frequency showing up in your life becomes an invitation to build the self-agency, strength, and resilience to embody the trust-based frequency that leads to living your most authentic life.”

Put simply, the Gene Keys facilitates a process of self-awakening that allows you to shift from fear-based, reactive living—a state in which your goals or manifestations can feel stymied by self-sabotaging behaviors and unseen causes—into a frequency of trust that aligns your efforts with your intentions. If you’ve been feeling blocked at a deep level, you might finally unlock why with the wisdom afforded by The Gene Keys.

The Gene Keys Experience

Papetti has been practicing The Gene Keys for two years now and can attest firsthand to the changes it brings to the mindset. “What I love about contemplating my gene keys is that they’ve helped me to make sense out of my past experiences [and] empowered me to shift my approach to life in the present, in order to live my most aligned, fulfilled future,” Papetti says. She describes how her journey has helped her to release any self-judgment, shame, or self-blame—which, by the way, are normal feelings that often come up as we become acquainted with our shadow selves, whether in therapy or in a self-development program like the Gene Keys.

But while normal, per se, these self-judgments hinder our healing and growth unless we find ways to release them. For Papetti, this framework has helped her to do so because “I now see my recurring patterns or challenges as predestined invitations to rise to my higher self rather than sink into the spiral of self-rejection.” Basically, this new language and understanding afforded by Gene Keys allowed her to overcome one of the primary road-blocks that comes up in our inner-work, releasing self-admonishment in order to more fully embrace self-love.

Never forget that wellness is a journey, not a destination, and the myriad states we experience along the way are our teachers, not endpoints. Release them and proceed.

But Why The Gene Keys?

The wellness industry is thriving and we have many different modalities to explore in our individual paths to awakening. There is absolutely no need to embrace just one or to do so at the expense of the others. If you are considering incorporating The Gene Keys into your personal repertoire of healing practices, Papetti sheds some light on why she has found them so impactful.

“First, [I believe it is powerful because] it infuses ancient wisdom and modern science to spark profound and lasting change within us,” she says. “Secondly, it creates a language for us all to make sense of our life experience.” She goes on to note that modern science reveals the epigenetic significance of our environments—both inner and outer—in our genetic expression. It is true that lifestyle factors like reduced stress help ameliorate a gene’s potential for negative expression to a large degree, with epigenetic research enormously impacting health outcomes and wellness trajectories as experts shed light on these learnings that dispel the simplistic belief in genetic determinism.

“Our DNA is full of potential, and our internal state [of] emotions, thoughts, beliefs, hormones, nervous system function, etc., can impact whether that potential is amplified or diminished,” she continues. “So, if creating a high-vibe environment within us is crucial for our optimal health, well-being, and access, then it makes perfect sense why a system that teaches you how to recognize and shift from low-vibe to high-vibe patterns would be one of the most powerful tools we could use!”

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