The word energy has its roots in the Greek word Energeia defined by philosopher and scientist Aristotle to mean ‘activity’. Everything in the universe, material and non-material is made of atoms that are perpetually vibrating, energy being the vital force behind all this movement. There are two categories of energy fields: the physical and subtle. The physical is the measurable electromagnetic field generated by the physical body with all its living cells, tissues, and organs. Subtle energy also known as qi, or spirit, is the energy that comprises the human energy field or auric field. To maintain harmony at the physical level one has to keep a strong subtle energy – auric field.
Our physical body like everything else in the universe has its own natural resonant frequency/ vibration. Its own tune. Our consciousness in the form of our thoughts, beliefs and emotions, especially negative thoughts and beliefs are one of the strongest resonant fields within our minds, which can greatly impact upon our electromagnetic field and in turn our physical body. We are well aware of how a stubborn thought or feeling can create tension in our physical body, whereas sometimes a prolonged imbalance might eventually materialize as disease in one form or another. Research shows that emotional distress creates susceptibility to physical illness. This is a good example of how subtle energy affects physical energy -how Energy affects Matter.
Our energy body is as unique as our physical body. Very much like with our physical body, our energy body needs frequent care to be free of debris in order for us to truly become our unique creative expression. Self-Healing modalities such as Sound therapy- Brainwave Entrainment, Breathwork, NLP (Neuro-Linguistic – Programming), Energy Work, Guided Visualization, Meditation, Kundalini yoga, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences, and Crystal therapy among others all treat mind, body and spirit as a wise unit by harmonizing the vibrations in our subtle energy field and restoring our own natural resonant frequency. By consciously creating shifts in the vibrational frequencies of the body’s energetic fields, channels and centers, we are restoring our whole system back into flow and balance. Balance at the subtle levels will show us to a magical space within, from where we can manifest with love, trust and purpose.
Developing a daily inner healing space practice will greatly enhance this process by sending the right input to our meridians and energy centers (chakras) radiating life force back to our cells and physical body. The more observant and aware we become of this life force (or the lack of it) the more power we have over our own healing and balance.