Everything in the Universe is made up of energy and is vibrating at specific frequencies. There is dense energy, loose energy, erratic energy, calm energy, high frequencies and low frequencies. The human body, too, is nothing if not a physical body constructed of energetic vibrations.
All aspects of health and wellbeing--especially pain—are tied to energetic frequencies. Problem is, most of us who suffer chronic pain only get the "pain channel" and keep ourselves "tuned in" to it 24/7. Thus the "pain frequency" is maintained, and our suffering prolonged. Needlessly.
If you tune in to an opera channel on your radio, you will get opera, not country music. If you dial your mother on the cell phone, you won't get cousin Betty. If you say bad things about people, you will lose friends. "You reap what you sew," is a good example of the power of attraction, the power of like energy meeting like energy.
If your mental energy is vibrating at a low frequency, you will have trouble studying, thinking or remembering names, places or events. If your physical energy is blocked or sluggish, you will experience aches and pains such as sciatica, headache, fibromyalgia and others. In short: low frequency = low function and poor health; high frequency = high functioning and good health.
You must change your energetic frequency to feel better and live better.
Traditional cultures around the world built their healing models on correcting energetic imbalances in the body. Indeed, the role of Shamans in Siberia, Alaska and SE Asia was to eradicate "bad spirits" (i.e., negative energy) from the body to restore physical or mental health in those suffering. The entire pantheon of Chinese and Indian healing practices was built on the premise of energy systems and pathways in the body that, when blocked, cause pain and disease. Clearing these channels or centers of blocked energy (e.g., toxins, spasms) is what restores health to the ill, and offers relief to the pain sufferer.
Perhaps the most common term used to talk about human energy, is Aura. This is a general term used to describe the color, mood or quality of five overlapping energy layers. These layers of energy (or "energy bodies") refer to the Spiritual, Mental, Emotional, Etheric and Physical energies that make up we humans.
Energy is developed, stores and moved in the body through the adrenals, the organs, chakra centers and meridian pathways. There is a saying in traditional Chinese medicine that tells why we experience pain: "Where there is energy blockage, there is pain. Where energy moves freely, there is no pain."
The key to pain relief and lasting health, then, is to open the energy channels, raise your vibration frequency and keep your energy moving at all times. There are a number of alternative therapies whose primary function is just that. Let us look at a few here.
Qigong is an ancient Chinese system of energy cultivation. Also called "breath work," qigong exercises balance energy in the body through coordination of thought, breath and movement in specific actions.
The nucleus of qigong is the exercise of consciousness and vital energy. The goal being to circulate, build and balance qi (vital life-force energy) throughout the body to promote physical and mental health.
Regular practice of qigong exercises aid in regulating the functions of the central nervous system. Along with exercising and controlling one's mind and body, qigong influences one's physical states and pathological conditions.
There are both practitioner applied and individual self-regulating qigong methods. If you are in serious pain and can find a reputable local practitioner, make an appointment. If not, there are good instructional programs available. Look into them.
Similar to qigong, reiki is a Japanese energy technique for reducing stress and inducing relaxation to help promote the free-flow of energy in the body. Unlike qigong, reiki requires the "laying on of hands" of a practitioner in order for its benefits to be gained.
Reiki practitioners lay their hands on patients in various configurations that are modeled on ancient Tibetan and Chinese powerful healing symbols. It is believed that re-creating these symbols on the body will allow "God's energy" to flow from the universe, through the practitioner and into the patient. This energy, which is vibrating at a high frequency, will lift the low energy of the sufferer to relieve pain and illness.
Reiki has become a popular healing modality among nurses in hospitals. The patient does not have to be awake for them to administer a few minutes of healing touch.
All Chinese body-healing practices are based on the idea that energy flows through the body in channels called meridians which transport energy and life essence from organ to organ. Again, where there is slow energy or blockage, there is felt pain and soon disease.
Acupressure is the non-invasive and non-needle offspring of acupuncture. Both work on the same theory, but acupressure does not require needles to affect a change in the patient. In both cases, the practitioner will either "needle" or apply finger pressure to specific points on the body. These points are numbered and named and have specific indications for application.
Using a correct "prescription" of points, the practitioner can in effect change the energy in a patient, open their channels and help their energy move more freely. Again, when energy moves freely... there is no pain or disease.
Acupuncture and acupressure are both widely practiced today and worth looking into. They have been around for five thousand years... not too shabby!
Similar to its Chinese cousins, jin shin jyutsu aims at balancing the physical and mental energies in the body. It views the body as being composed of a trinity of energy pathways that, when functioning properly, harmonize mind, body and spirit.
Unlike acupuncture's 360 acu-points, jin shin jyutsu's healing is based on manipulating and opening 26 energy points, known as the "safety energy factors." When activated through finger pressure, these points unblock stagnant energy, relieve tension and allow energy to flow in the body, unobstructed.
Like acupressure, patients can both receive treatment from a practitioner, or they can learn self-pressure methods to regulate their own energy centers.
Like qigong and reiki, polarity therapy also sees the human body as being comprised of "life energy." However, polarity therapy takes the view that the energy body is in a state of constant "pulsation," with positive and negative poles and a neutral position.
These poles and position form a kind of energetic "template" along the body, on which a practitioner can apply touch and pressure to alter the pulsations to affect pain relief and general states of health.
While it shares common ideas with acupressure, qigoing and reiki, polarity therapy is more aligned with Indian Ayurvedic medicine, and modern osteopathic and chiropractic theories of the body.
The above-mentioned alternative therapies are just a handful of those in existence which provide relief from pain and illness. They are based on thousands of years of trial-and-error application and have an amazing track record of success.
If you have tried just about everything, and are still in pain, then you might want to ditch the mainstream idea of health. Instead, open your mind to these traditional ideas of the body being composed of energy. And that energy vibrates at various frequencies, affecting positively and negatively the mind, body, spirit and organs.
Pain is caused when there is a blockage of this energy. These practices unblock your inherent life energies. Give them a try... pain relief may just be around the corner!
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