The Evolutionary Process of Ascension & Its Symptoms

Have you been wondering why you’re feeling so weird lately – tired almost to the point of exhaustion, or feeling irritable, angry, lonely, sad or frustrated? Do things in your life simply fall apart, or does life at times seem empty and without meaning, even when you’re doing things you used to love before?

Are you even developing rashes, body aches, insomnia, hot flashes, digestive issues, ringing in your ears – all kinds of weird symptoms, coming and going, despite your usual living conditions?

Are you just feeling strange all around?  And (with normal CBC, liver, kidneys, hormones, B12, stool, urine, and all other laboratory and medical tests) even the best doctors are not able to figure out what’s wrong with you and help?

Well, that’s because it may be something most people have never heard of before – a profound shifting of our bodies on an energetic level.

Our frequency is literally becoming more fine-tuned, and this frequency shift affects the totality of who we are: mind, body and spirit, with an end result of our consciousness expanded and our heart open.

The good news is that it’s a beautiful shift from ego-based feelings of doubt, fear, shame, guilt, etc. to living from our heart – with light, freedom, joy, and unconditional love -, improved physical wellness, and increased manifestational powers.

However, in order to achieve this type of transformation all things that are not serving your highest good must break down and many things must change – and change can be difficult.

Welcome to the ascension process, and the undesired, unusual symptoms, which many experience along the way.

The first thing you need to know is that you are not alone, and things will get better.

You may experience various physical ailments, emotional and energetic disturbances, as well as life challenges along the path. You may lose your job, your money, friends, your relationship, your house; move to a different country, etc., along with for you totally unusual bodily symptoms.

You may be the first one in your family and among your friends, but there are many others like you… Some have been experiencing the changes for some time now, and some may have even passed through them. However, you may just be starting, and worrying that your life and your body are remotely influenced – and they are. And it’s ok.

Firstly, why are these things happening?

You may have heard that we’re shifting from carbon-based bodies to crystalline-based bodies. From 3D to 5D. Perhaps you’ve also heard that there’s more to our DNA than we have thought, or what science has so far been able to discover… Or even that what were thought to be the junk parts of our DNA are now being reactivated and upgraded. Maybe you’ve also heard people talking about Pineal activations and similar things.

These concepts are all very real, and even our physical sciences are beginning to be aware of them.

Even if it all may seem crazy at first… I know… It really is mind-blowing. But it looks like we not only carry in our DNA, for example, the information to change from a child into a grown-up, or the DNA-information to become pregnant and form a baby in the womb, but somehow, within us, also information that enables us to form a body that is able to vibrate at a higher frequency…

It all has to do with the light energy that’s penetrating us, our world, and everything on it, easing us into the new world and a new way of being. So you could say that it’s not just Nova Earth we’re building, it’s Nova Human as well.

You can not fight it. It is really kind of like Joseph Campbell said: “The fates lead him who will; him who won’t, they drag”. Once you started the process, there is no way around it, you simply must go along to get through it, and the more you resist, the harder it will be.

This shift isn’t easy for our bodies to accomplish, especially in the beginning, when so many old energies need to be purged, and many people go through various ascension symptoms, sometimes a few simultaneously, often in waves for a few weeks, or even months or years.

To help you understand and release them quicker, here are the most common ones:

Feeling as though you are in a pressure cooker, with immense energy or under intense stress 

This is one of the first ascension symptoms a person usually feels. In the beginning, when the energy shifts arrive, they bring with them a new and higher vibration. Old patterns and behaviours are being pushed to the surface for release.

Feeling all this pressure going on inside of you can feel like great stress, or like you are on overload. If you are still in a conventional life with mainstream pressures, this new energy can really add to your load. You will eventually adjust to this higher vibration, and much will be activated for release within you as well. 


Losing behaviour patterns of a lower vibration that you developed for survival in 3D may make you feel vulnerable and powerless, but these ego-based patterns and behaviours are simply not needed and not desired in the higher realms.

Depression is most definitely in the top three ascension symptoms and very widely experienced. The ascension process purges so much of the darker and denser energies from within us that we may find ourselves in them for quite some time and may feel like things are never going to get better. To make things worse, the outer world is no longer in alignment with the new, higher vibrating you.

Anxiety, panic attacks, and feelings of hysteria

When our egos begin to depart, they literally freak out, as they do not want to cease to exist. Many experience panic and anxiety attacks, not knowing where they are going. It may feel as if everything is ending (most of everything is!). Your system is also on overload, and you may often feel as if you are hyperventilating. 

Waking at night between 2 and 4 a.m.

Much is going on in your dream state. You can’t be there for long lengths of time and need a break. This is also the ‘cleansing and releasing’ hour.

When we awaken in the middle of the night, we’re not only in enhanced awareness, but we’re also in an enhanced state of creation. In this state, our ability to transform our thoughts into reality is greatly increased. The challenge is to become conscious of what we are thinking about, and therefore what we are creating.

Instead, many simply allow their thoughts to flow from them by default, thereby creating realities that are not really to their liking. If you worry about not being able to sleep and being tired in the morning, you’re only adding to the likelihood of it all. A much more useful plan is to enjoy the enhanced creativity and tell yourself instead that you’re going to be invigorated and energised by this period of heightened awareness and creativity. You can also listen to a guided meditation, or positive affirmations. Then be amazed at the result!

Heightened sensitivity or intolerance to your surroundings

An intolerance for lower vibrational things (of the 3D), reflected in negative conversations, toxic attitudes, common societal structures or conventional medical modalities, etc. literally make you feel ‘sick’ inside. Bright light, crowds, noise, foods, TV, aggressive human voices and various other stimulation are barely tolerable. You can also feel overwhelmed or overstimulated very easily.

Know that this will eventually pass and you will be able to ‘tune out’ and be in control of what you wish to experience.

When we begin arriving in the higher realms and in a higher vibration, our energies are no longer in alignment with the old, outside 3D world. Through a severe intolerance to the old, we are being “pushed” to move forward… to create the New.

You don’t feel like doing anything

You may feel like staying home most of the time, or just being alone, as much of everything “out there” no longer matches your higher vibration. This is simply a very common experience of evolution. We are moving forward before the outside manifestations are.

Being in the old can feel downright awful. It is similar to having to “go back” after you have had a near-death experience. As the ascension process continues, going back to the lower dimensions will not feel good, nor will it be possible for long, as it is difficult to drop our vibration down in order to reside there.

You are in a rest period, ‘rebooting’. Your body knows what it needs. During this time you may feel as though you have lost your passion and joy, and don’t know what in the world you want to do with your life, and don’t even really care! This phase occurs when we are realigning.

At higher levels, much is realigning as well. Things are being put into position, so that all will be ready when you move forward again. In addition, when we begin reaching the higher realms, efforting and making things happen may become obsolete, as the new energies support the feminine frequency of basking, receiving, creating, self-care, nurturing and loving.

Ask the Universe to bring you what you want while you cannot do it for yourself. And know that you are always being taken care of during the ascension process, even if it does not feel like it at times. Those going through this process are very highly revered by all the cosmos. We are most certainly being watched over.

A need to eat often, along with what feels like attacks of low blood sugar

A craving for food. Our bodies are using up an incredible amount of fuel for this process. As we are literally being turned inside-out, every ounce of energy that we have is being utilised. Low blood sugar periods may come and go for several years, but get much better as our bodies begin adjusting.

Unusual aches and pains throughout different parts of your body

This is another of the most common symptoms. Manifesting often on the feet, but just about anywhere, this is a sign of purifying and releasing blocked energy that is vibrating at a 3D level, while other parts of us are vibrating higher. You may feel pain in various parts of your body for several weeks, and then it will simply vanish.

Neck and upper back stiffness and pain

Our spines are vibrating differently and also connecting to a higher form of light. This area of our body is where it all happens.

Skin eruptions and diarrhea

Acne, rashes, and hives, etc. usually arrive when we are in the purging process and adjusting to a higher energy. Rashes are fairly common, and if diarrhea sets in, it can last for weeks and even months. Be mindful of what you eat. Your body is going through intense change and cannot handle heavy foods now that are difficult to digest.

Heart pain and palpitations

Our hearts are trying to accommodate a new, higher frequency and at times you may feel as though you are having a heart attack. When this happens, it is important to rest, as any exertion can make the symptoms seem much worse. Know that you are not dying! At times, it may even feel like your heart has stopped beating, and you may feel fear. Check with your doctor, but stay calm!

Periods of very deep sleeping

When the energy is not moving, and we are done for awhile, we get to rest. While we are integrating and preparing for the next phase of intense moving energy, we may become very lethargic.

It can become nearly impossible to keep your eyes open at daytime, and afternoon siestas can become a regular and necessary habit. Even if you think you can exercise your way back into some energy, you may find yourself dropping dead on the sofa at every effort.

Experiencing emotional ups and downs, crying

Our emotions carry energy, and when we are releasing, we can cry at the drop of a hat. A sad movie can make us cry, or even a sad commercial. We can cry when we experience kindness, or when we feel relief. We can cry when we see any kind of suffering.

These tears are a great cleanser and releaser. I always know when some New Energy has arrived, because I can simply cry anytime… For me, it’s a calm crying, just tears rolling down my face, silently. At times, I can easily cry just because I find something so beautiful that it touches me, sometimes while I am just walking along the street, all by myself. This seems to be an ongoing symptom for me that is here to stay for awhile, but at least it’s fairly painless!

Night sweats and hot flashes

At certain times, you may become very hot, for no reason. This happens when your Higher Self moves into close proximity to you for some reason. Their energy is much more dense than yours and when they are close to you, you may feel intense heat. Try asking the Universe to turn down the heat a little.

Sudden changes of friends, relationships, activities, habits, jobs and residences

One of the most basic and prevalent experiences in the higher realms involves the Law of Attraction. Like energies always attract like and similar energies. This relates to the dimensional hierarchies as well. We will always be matched with what and how we are vibrating.

As we go higher and higher, this phenomenon becomes much more magnified and also becomes one of the basic cores of our reality and existence. Through the ascension process, we are evolving beyond what we used to be, and therefore the people and surroundings that no longer match our vibration simply must leave our space.

This can sometimes occur rather dramatically, or at times through a simple desire resulting from the inability to relate to them like we used to. Allow these changes to happen, for they are divinely guided and are serving your highest good. There is light at the end of the tunnel, and the right friends, work and true love are waiting for you on the other side.

You absolutely cannot do certain things anymore

When you try to do your usual routine and activities, it feels downright awful. You’re no longer a fit, and it’s time to move on to a much higher vibrating way of living, being and creating.

Humming and/or ringing in the ears

This is not tinnitus, though it feels like it might be. Many experience ringing in the ears, which is common when we are going through “the tunnel” and accessing a higher dimension. For some, the ringing will go on and on and on and on. Take it as a vibrational imprint, for it simply means that you are vibrating in harmonics with a new alternate reality, which is very close to yours. You are hearing the sound of the Universe.

Feeling cold with an inability to get warm

As your body adjusts to the higher frequency of energy, you may find that you have periods of intense cold. It is normal. Add an extra blanket to your bed, go in the sauna, or take a hot bath, or shower when this happens.

Vivid, wild and sometimes violent dreams

We are releasing many lifetimes of lower vibrational energy through our dreams. If you are one who receives their higher information through dreams, you will likely do a lot of releasing at night. Consider yourself lucky, as many are doing much of their releasing when they are awake.

These dreams usually do not make sense, but if you are good at dream analysis you can usually figure them out. These psychedelic-trip-like dreams are up and visible, because they contain energy that’s on its way out, never to return. Through this process, we are releasing all of the negative energy we accumulated during our past lives.

Dizziness, loss of balance, vertigo, and spinning

This happens when our Merkabah is forming. The Merkabah is the transportation vehicle of the light body. It is a 6th dimensional cube that rotates and spins. During its formation you may feel periods of dizziness and vertigo, as the cube calibrates itself with your energy. When this happens, sit down and take a break for a little while. It usually doesn’t last for long.

Overall body pain and days of extreme fatigue

Our bodies are taking in higher density energy, and this is the reason you experience these symptoms. High density energy can make you feel as if your bones are crushing and your muscles ache, as if you have just sprinted in a major marathon. You may suddenly feel as if you are 100 years old and can barely walk across the room.

Unexplained weight gain and a Buddha belly

Along the way, you may also gain weight and develop a bigger belly, despite not having changed anything on your eating and lifestyle habits. You may get bloated in the belly, even start to look a little like Buddha… This is mainly for our bodies to be able to hold more light and due to the diaphragm getting bigger for deeper, more conscious breathing.

Gritty, itchy eyes and blurred vision

Very simply, our eyes are adjusting to see in a new and higher density of energy. When this adjustment has been completed, your vision will be sharp and clear, and colours will stand out and be vibrant as they never have before.

Memory loss and difficulty accessing words

When this occurs, you are going back and forth between dimensions and experiencing disconnect. Many are having this symptom, so it can get quite funny conversing with each other at times when we cannot remember the simplest words, such as water or hands. At times, we cannot talk at all because we are simply unable to access much of anything.

Another somewhat related occurrence is trying to type words and having the letters become jumbled in the wrong order. In this case, we are not in alignment with time and our flow is disconnected, as part of our energy is here, and another part is further ahead.

Difficulty remembering what you did or who you talked to a day or even just an hour before

In the higher realms, time and space don’t exist, and reality is very much in the moment. If we do not hold something in our consciousness, it simply ceases to exist. We have no attachments. We are creating our own world around us through our beliefs and thoughts, and what we do not hold onto does not exist. Everything is brand new as we are starting completely over, moment to moment. This can feel a bit creepy when it occurs. In addition, at times, we are neither here nor there, as we are in between dimensions.

The realisation that you can manifest things, much more easily and quickly than ever before

We can tap into whatever we choose at any moment and create and experience just that. This state comes and goes, but is practice for living in the higher realms.

A feeling of disorientation and a loss of sense of place

“Where in the world am I? I do not fit anywhere and nothing seems to fit or feel remotely right! And I do not know where I belong or where I am going, or what I am supposed to be doing either!” Ever had this conversation with the Universe!?

Well, you have simply been knocked out of your old grooves by an energy shift, and are in between realities. You have successfully left much behind and are in a very new space, but have not integrated yet.

A loss of identity. You look in the mirror and have a strange feeling of disconnect as you no longer recognise that once familiar image. You almost feel out of body. Once this phenomenon occurs, it never ends. You have released so much of your ego self, that you are no longer the same person, and do not have that attachment or connection to your physical vessel.

As you begin to access much more of your soul or higher self, you are not in your body much. You may still use your voice to communicate and other bodily aspects, but you are slowly beginning the process of disappearing and releasing the human form. In addition, you have cleared much of your old patterns and are embodying much more light and a simpler, more purified, divine you. All is in order…you are ok.

Feeling ‘out of body’

The same as above. The physical body is the last to catch up. Many of us are now in a higher dimension and residing outside of our bodies, as our physical bodies are not there yet.

‘Seeing’ and ‘hearing’ things

As we can now access different dimensions fairly easily, it is common for many to see things out of the corner of their eyes or hear things when nothing is there. Depending upon how sensitive you are and how you are wired, this can be a common experience. Many are seeing orbs and vibrating blobs of colour as well.

Feeling as if you were going insane, or must be developing a mental illness of some sort

We are rapidly experiencing several dimensions and greatly opening. Much is available to us now. You are just not used to it. Your awareness has been heightened and your barriers are gone.

This will pass and you will eventually feel very at Home, like you have never felt before, as Home is now here.

A longing to go Home, as if everything is OVER and you don’t belong here anymore

We are basically done with our incarnation that involved raising the frequency of the planet, with a goal of reaching a critical mass. We achieved a lot of this through transmuting the darker and denser energies through ourselves. Now we don’t have to do that anymore and may feel like we simply want out of here and away from this experience.

But what is coming next is simply divine and does not remotely resemble the first phase.

You will see. We are simply all evolving, and doing so at unprecedented rates. We soon begin to realise that even what constitutes normal is changing. Indeed there may never be a normal again.

What can you do to ease ascension symptoms?

Most importantly, stay out of fear. Fear is the opposite of love and light – it is the fight of our 3D ego against our soul and higher vibrations. And in the end, the ego loses anyway. You can slow down the shift, but cannot really control it. It is controlled by the Universe, and the Universe knows what it’s doing. And it is all for our highest good.

So surrender and trust. Seek advice and reassurance from your soul, your Higher Self. And know that you are always supported and unconditionally loved. All is well, and life IS perfect.

Repeated water fasts, eating clean, lots of purified water, meditation, prayer, gratitude, spending time in nature, deep breathing, hire maid service company will all help you on our journey.

Be strong. Be brave. Be love.

Should you still be suffering, I am here to help and guide you for 3 months through an all-natural healing protocol to get you through this stage fairly effortlessly.

Much Love, Light & Healing,

with Gratitude,

Dr. Isabella

This content was inspired by an amazing article that can be found here.


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