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How to Heal Yourself by Talking to your Body

By Therese Wade on Wednesday April 27th, 2016

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Heal Yourself

Your Cells are Listening

Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.

These transformative words, spoken by indigenous medicine women, began my journey within to discover the extraordinary healing capacity of the human body.

When this perspective was introduced to me, I was suffering from a severe chronic pain disorder. I suddenly imagined incorporating this concept into my meditation routine.

I thought, can my body hear me… can I talk to it to gain its cooperation in healing this condition?

Can my body hear me?Can my body hear me?

The Path to Freedom

That night, after reaching a state of deep calm through meditation, I inwardly engaged my body in a heartfelt conversation, with hope, but having no idea what to expect. After about one hour of this focused communication, something amazing happened.

My tissues began to respond. Connective tissue pulled and stretched apart layers of scar tissue. Nerves fired and my calf muscles began to perform flexion and extension exercises independently of my conscious control.

As this response continued, one of my calf muscles that had become paralyzed by the neuropathic condition — diagnosed as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy — came back to life as electric-like jolts shot through the area.

My heart pounded as I realized that the path to my freedom from this condition had finally begun.

Nerves fired and my calf muscles began to perform flexion and extension exercises independently of my conscious control.Nerves fired and my calf muscles began to perform independently of my conscious control.

Guidelines for Dynamic Healing

With a background in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, I knew too well how prevalent chronic pain is in this country and I wondered what the implications of this phenomenon could mean to so many others who were suffering.

As I continued to make progress with my condition, I organized my approach into a system that I could teach to clients and shifted my professional focus to hypnotherapy.

When instructing my clients, I explain that a regular meditation practice is necessary to train the brain to enter alpha and theta brain wave states. While in these states, communication between the conscious mind and the physical body is dramatically enhanced.

A regular meditation practice is necessary to train the brain.A regular meditation practice is necessary to train the brain.

I have found that when communicating, there are three key steps to gaining the cooperation of the body:

  • Approach your body with genuine compassion, understanding that it is made up of conscious cells who experience emotions.
  • Build trust by engaging your body in mental conversations about your desire for the two of you to cooperate and overcome the ailment.
  • Allow changes in the conversation by using different thoughts and words that elicit spontaneous elevated emotions.

From my experience, the above guidelines are necessary to achieve dynamic healing responses in the body.

The above guidelines are necessary to achieve dynamic healing responses in the body.The above guidelines are necessary to achieve dynamic healing responses in the body.

The Force of human Intention

I recently came across a very similar set of factors that were discovered by researcher Cleve Backster, who spent 36 years studying biocommunication in plant, animal and human cells. He referred to these factors as real intent, attunement, and spontaneity.[1]

Backster, formerly an interrogation specialist for the CIA, wrote about the defining moment which led him to his real work in this world, in his book Primary Perception.[2]

This moment occurred one February morning in 1966 when he decided to monitor the Dracaena plant in his lab utilizing polygraph equipment.

Researcher Cleve Backstair spent 36 years studying biocommunication in plant, animal and human cellsCleve Backstair spent 36 years studying biocommunication in plant, animal and human cells.

He attached the electrodes to a leaf and began to think about ways that he might induce a surge in electrical activity in the plant. In humans this surge in electrical activity is associated with intense emotions.


He suddenly imagined burning the electroded leaf. The same instant this idea entered his mind, the polygraph pen shot to the top of the chart showing an extreme reaction on the part of the plant.

Amazed, he walked to his secretary’s desk to retrieve a set of matches while pondering the possibility that this plant was somehow detecting the force of human intention.

The plant reacted to the idea of being burnt.The plant reacted to the idea of being burnt.

Can Plants become Attuned to their Primary Care Takers?

When he returned with the matches, the plant was still showing the same high level reaction which would interfere with tracking additional changes on the chart. Backster decided to “remove the threat” by returning the matches to the desk.

At this point, the chart displayed a downward trend as the plant apparently began to calm down.[3] When Backster attempted to repeat the same results by pretending that he was going to burn the plant, there was no reaction. The plant seemed to sense the difference between real and artificial intent.

He eventually discovered that plants become attuned to their primary care takers, responding to both their positive and negative emotions and to their return after being away for a time.[4] Chart findings also showed that plants prioritize the emotions of their primary care takers over the emotions of others nearby.

Plants prioritize the emotions of their primary care takers over the emotions of others.Plants prioritize the emotions of their primary care takers over the emotions of others.

Signs of Consciousness

Backster later expanded his research to include testing human cells for signs of consciousness.

He collected white blood cells from human donors, electroded them in a test tube and then recorded the cells’ reactions as the donors experienced different emotional states. He found that spontaneous emotions were necessary in order to elicit an electrical reaction in the cells.

For instance, if a donor forced herself to feel an emotion, the cells would not respond. However, when she received a distressing phone call from her daughter, the cells reacted significantly.[5]

He noted that distance seemed to be irrelevant in these experiments. For example, a donor left his electroded cells behind in the lab, then kept a detailed log of any stressful emotions experienced on his trip home to another state, such as missing a turn on the freeway, standing in a long line at the airport, and the take-off of his plane.

Later, his logged incidents compared with the chart recording showed strong correlations between the timing of the stressful events and the electrical reactions in his cells. The chart became quiet again when he arrived home and went to sleep.[6]

Spontaneous emotions were necessary in order to elicit an electrical reaction in the cells.Spontaneous emotions were necessary in order to elicit an electrical reaction in the cells.

Raw Creative Healing Ability

These experiments were conducted while using equipment that screened out electromagnetic radiation — the usual energies used for information transmission. The cells behaved as if the screens weren’t there, suggesting that this communication is carried by a field still unidentified by conventional science.[7]

Some scientists believe that the further development of quantum physics may help guide us to understand this field that communicates emotional intent between living things.[8] Quantum Entanglement is a process where two particles of matter which have interacted with each other, still behave as if they are connected after being separated by many miles.

When an energetic change is made to the properties (position, momentum and rotational spin) of one of the particles, the properties of the other distant particle will change at the same instant.

Quantum Entanglement is a process where two particles of matter which have interacted with each other, still behave as if they are connected after being separated.Quantum Entanglement – two particles of matter still behave as if they are connected.

This scientific phenomenon and the research of Cleve Backster, point to the Eastern concept of oneness — the view that all of nature is interdependent. Ancient cultures understood this interconnection as a living universal energy field that sustains life while guiding the evolution of consciousness throughout the universe.

The meditation techniques involved in my practice bring the mind into attunement with this field. Energy from this field is then focused into a physical healing event through clear intention — delivered by means of a conversation that evokes spontaneous emotions — and attunes the physical body to the conscious mind.

This method which I call Antara (Sanskrit for within), enables one to experience the raw creative healing ability generated by an alliance of the mind and body with this living universal energy field.

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Words By Therese Wade

Originally posted on Antara Healing Arts

 

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References

[1] C. Backster, Primary Perception: Biocommunication with plants, living foods, and human cells, White Rose Millennium Press, 2003, pp. 29, 31-34, 39, 49-50. ISBN 0-966435435.
[2] Ibid., p. 20
[3] Ibid., pp. 21-25.
[4] Ibid., pp. 29-32
[5] Ibid., pp. 119-120
[6] Ibid., pp. 127-128.
[7] Ibid., pp. 40, 79, 151
[8] D. Radin, Entangled Minds: Extrasensory experiences in a quantum reality, Pocket Books, 2006, ISBN 13: 978-1-4165-1677-4; R. Sheldrake, Morphic Resonance: The nature of formative causation, Park Street Press, 2009, ISBN 978-1-59477-317-4; D. Wilcock, The Source Field Investigations, Penguin Group, 2011, ISBN 978-0-525-95204-6.

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  • mohini

    YES ,IT HAPPENS…i often talk to my body ,and am currently healing my eyesight.Number of ailments i have self-healed..it works!!! sometimes it takes a while but the ailment goes!!!
    INFACT i even talk to my food to give me energy and to my body asking it to accept the nourishment…..i am actually trying to reverse diabetes!I did regain 2 kgs weight over 2 months but lost it because of food poisoning!! now im back to trying to get my body to heal!!!

    • Carla Suzanne

      How is the problem with your eyes progressing? I have cataracts that are causing me to lose my eyesight yet I am reluctant to have surgery. It doesn’t give you perfect vision and it CAN go horribly wrong.
      There is a fungus, the Chaga Mushroom, that grows on the birch trees in northern climes that can stop and even reverses cataracts (as well as other problems), but as you know it can a very long time to be approved of for treatment use. It’s my belief that it’s easier for big pharma to get new medicines approved than alternative treatments that have been proven to work over the millenia. Or maybe that’s just my cynicism showing.
      My belief is that God has given us everything that we need already and that we just have to figure out what and how to use them.
      I send my love to you in hopes that it will aid you in your self-healing efforts.

      • JFabe

        I had the cataract surgery in 2012 and went from extreme myopia to my current 20/20 vision, without glasses! Highly recommend it. It was minimally invasive with only a one day recovery. I had a fast advancing form of cataract which was going to leave me almost blind without treatment, so I’m very grateful. Also, no more contact lens, no more paying for solution and worrying about losing them or swimming with them on. It’s wonderful to have perfect vision without glasses or contacts. I had one eye done for reading and the other for far vision, so i don’t need reading glasses, either. Go for it!

      • mohini

        Sorry !! i took time acknowledging ur reply!!i’m sure u can get rid of the cataract but it all depends on ur communicating and exercising your eyes.There is a lot of literature available.I am told people who work in indian wayside food joints peeling loads of onions never get cataract.i plan to try mixing little onion juice with rosewater in larger proportion and put in my eyes …lets see!! i have a feeling it will work! but NOT SURE. i TOO HAVE A CATARACT SURGERY THAT WENT SLIGHTLY WRONG…I NOW SEE COLORS VIBRANT IN HUE AND SEE DARK BLUE FOR BLACK WITH MY OPERATED EYE!!NO ,WILL NOT GO FOR SURGERY AGAIN!!
        LOVE N BLESSINGS TO U TOO!!MAY U BE FREE FROM SUFFERING AND BE HAPPY!!

    • ned kelly

      Type 2 Diabetis is curable by losing weight, the easiest way to do that is dont eat WHEAT products, (bread, pasta,etc) Ive fixed 2 friends with type 2, in 2 weeks, using that.

  • CYNTHIA

    I began earnestly listening to my body and talking to my body at age 50. Think I always did this on a sub conscious level. But on a conscious level I began asking my body to accept the good things and discard the bad, while trying to eat healthily, minimize negativity, and put my attention of positive things. I am now 75 years old and in good health. I have my own eating cycles, sleep cycles, and my diet varies from meat, in moderation, fewer carbohydrates, greens to include algae, asparagus, artichokes, and lately arugula. I follow my body’s guide as to sugars. I started using coconut oil on my body in the early 80’s when in Belize and the owner of the hotel made coconut oil. Cook some with it, especially popcorn. only use olive oil, otherwise. I read profusely about nutrition, positive spirituality, the body’s abilities..which brings us to your article. I hug trees, walk barefoot on the beach with the conscious intention of connecting with the earth’s rythms. swim and float the Caribbean Sea almost daily, try to minimize plastic which is hard since it is everywhere. I send love to the earth and all it embodies every day and I ask her to heal herself as we heal ourselves…Thank you!!!!

    • Carla Suzanne

      I am very appreciative of your sharing your experiences and would be very interested in anything else you have to impart.
      You speak of the Caribbean and Belize, where do you live now? I’m on the western coast of Florida.
      I’m in the process of overcoming fears brought on by traumatic events (which have left me apartment bound) and I’m looking forward to walking in the sand again like the images your message created in my mind.
      I also use coconut and olive oils, but I use coconut oil whenever there is heat involved, because heat destroys olive oil making it less healthy. My rule is, if it’s to be used cold, use olive oil, but if there’s any cooking/baking/heat involved then use coconut oil.
      May your journey be always an enriching one.

    • Christina

      Thank you for your comments. I’m from Belize and long for coconut oil from Belize. I currently live in the States. My desire and intention is establish a wellness center that is holistic and integrative. I’ve been listening for many years, but recent years of meditation have upped my game significantly. I appreciate this article and your response.

    • mohini

      You are amazing!!!It’s not just our body we can and must talk to. The universe,Trees,plants, animals…even things…listen when we speak to them…we need to learn to listen in return!!We in India believe everything has a spirit …including non living ones. Of course most Indians have lost this belief over the years but its a wonderful experience to become connected….love n light to u !!

      • Ben Evans

        Don’t forget to use this same medicine with people! This is how we connect with and heal the world.The same dynamic applied to all energies fields and flows. Beautiful.

    • Vanesa Bettez

      I love this! I do these things too, except for floating in Carribean water and having coconut oil specifically from Belize! ?

      I talk to and with many things – a conversation, an asking – and they most often listen.

      However, with my body I’ve often only talked At it… withmy heart and emotions, affirmations…. I have yet to truly open the doors to conscious communication WITH it. I have autoimmune disease – which many of the peopleI know consider to instead be a shamanic illness. It has taught me so many things, and brought me closer to Source… but I think I have learned enough to help my body evolve past needing it in order to Listen. ?

      This may just be the step I need to make that shift.

      Thank you for commenting. And to the author of the article, thank you for writing and sharing. ?

  • mrmars72

    I was tempted to post some long-winded sarcastic comment, but suffice it to say that for me this cuts it. One too many pseudoscientific post for my liking. You want to create some fantasy universe to live in? Help yourself but I’m not wasting my time reading this stuff anymore.

    • Janice

      I would first, invite you to ask yourself why you are discarding this information. We all create this “fantasy universe” in which we live. How you wish for your creation to appear is up to you. We do it every day and in every way. It is called your life. Yet we have been conditioned to believe that we are under the control of some outside force. Hypnotherapy and meditation would not create the amazing healing benefits that they do if these principles held no truth.

      • byronchurch

        I don’t discard what is useful.Fantasies can be fun and rewarding but I wouldn’t want to feed my cat with one. Its true we all see the world and ourselves through our own unique and limited minds , education, experiences and guides good and bad. Luckily we don’t have to start from scratch every time we approach a problem though. We have a wonderful self correcting and improving body of science to draw from. That is where I would first look for help in understanding what a cat or myself might add to my diet Hypnotherapy and meditation have there uses, and like everything else they have there limitations. Reality is what is. Believing that your path is clear and perfect will not keep a rock from stubbing your toe !

      • mrmars72

        The “outside forces” are the laws of chemistry and physics which last I looked are independent of anyone’s belief system. That said, the placebo effect is very real and operates in a manner that we don’t yet understand.

    • siochain

      If you leave yourself open to possibilities you may be surprised by what you find. I personally know this is not psychobabble and my understanding came from applying what came to mind . which was to visualize my desired outcome . peace upon you . Always know that we really don’t have a clue , so stay open

    • Carla Suzanne

      It is okay to feel this way. Nobody can accept a truth until they are ready to hear it. A person’s ability to accept a universal truth hinges on many things: where and how they were raised, their circle of friends, their friends’ attitudes, the ambient beliefs of their time, their own ability to ‘think outside the box,’ and their willingness to be open to new ideas – to accept things that are not immediately apparent.
      If you believe in God, a Creator, a Higher Source, or even, just, that there is a spark/energy that keeps the body animated while it’s alive and has left when the body is declared dead, the coming to believe in these truths is a natural evolutionary progression of the soul/belief system.
      Children believe that certain things are not true when an adult knows that they ARE true (and the reverse of that), many adults ‘know’ that no person has ever gone to the moon – that it’s all a hoax, some people believe that there is no God or anything that could be described as a higher power, but people HAVE gone to the moon and there is a God.
      I feel sad for anyone who doesn’t believe in anything they can’t see or know through their five senses; they are limiting themselves. “There are none so blind as those who WILL not see.” Just because someone REFUSES to see something doesn’t mean that it’s not there, not real. It only means that they are not ready to accept that reality yet.
      The good news though is this: just as many of your taste in foods, friends and activities change over time, many of your beliefs will change, and just like we all mature to one degree or another, your spiritual journey (if allowed to progress) will go to a deeper level, and you too may come to a point where you can see truths that were not visible before.
      The earth is not flat even though at one time EVERYBODY ‘knew’ that it was. Sometimes the truth is slow in becoming apparent and accepted.
      Please try to remain neutral instead of adamantly against something that you don’t believe in at the moment, you’ll have to eat your words less often that way.
      If your mind is open to possibilities when others around you are closed, then when the truth is becoming obvious YOU will look like the enlightened one of your group. If for no other reason than being able to save face later on, ponder a while on these thoughts.

    • byronchurch

      It does seem a little pointless. It seems that when one crosses over to believing in magic or convenient ideas diverging from reality, their “open” minds can be quite closed to rational debate. I like the vibe of the sight but this article ; although being of good intent , is a blatantly obvious regurgitation of old wu .

      • Catria

        I’m not sure where the rational debate was started, and refused, by those believing in this issue? Perhaps, I have missed some posts. There are many many many things in this Universe of ours, that we are yet to find, learn, embrace. Your opinion is respected, just as the opposite opinions deserve. Each opinion deserves that respect.

    • dowsergirl

      No fantasy, are you possibly paid by the pharmaceutical companies to bathe the internet with misinformation?

      • mrmars72

        The Internet is doing just fine in the misinformation department as it is; no help needed from me. I am a retired biology professor however, so if anyone wants to pay me for my opinion that’s fine, I could use the money, lol!

    • Caroline Rose

      noone said you had to read it . And if you haven’t tried it, you cant say its fantasy, thats just a judgement, not and informed (or scientific) opinion. The nature of a scientific mind is to explore reality and observe cause and effect with an open unbiased approach.
      Science is still young, and has a long way to go to catch up with ancient knowledge and instinctive wisdom that actually doesn’t need science to ‘approve’ it, because it works. If its not your bag … don’t read about it … simple 😀 don’t just trash other peoples direct experince. That is just ignorant.

  • shamshad

    yes , I think it is possible,there must be communication in all living and nonliving objects.
    I am interested in it , in future I will surely share my experience about this type of communication.

    • Carla Suzanne

      I will be interested in hearing what you have to share. Peace and love.

  • siochain

    some how when I was young I new the to be a reality. I was born with a heart condition aortic stenosis I was told my aortic valve was one tenth the size After my second surgery I focused on the problem area and when I had my 3rd surgery I was told much to my surgeon’s surprise that my aortic artery was of normal size. . And also experienced other healing threw visualization and fasting . What kind of meditation do you do that helps you to train the brain to enter alpha and theta brain wave states?

  • mae govannen

    I am a French lady now in her seventies, having lived a spiritual life since decades thanks to the Integral Yoga developed by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. It was in 1976 that I got, quite unexpectedly, my first conscious contact with my cells’ consciousness, their thoughts and feelings (including the way they felt about me at that moment!), etc. It totally stunned me, and moved me tremendously, so I devised my own way to keep this new communication between us open … and forty years later, it is still happening, with ever more benefits, physically first of all but spiritually too, to the life my cells and me share all the time, being together in this one body.
    In 1996, after twenty years of keeping all this to myself, in a certain situation it became known to the other people also living in Auroville,(the experimental, international new city founded in 1968 near Pondicherry, South india, for conscious collective evolution towards Human Unity – the place where I had been living since 1972). After a while, in 1998 some of them asked me to put together a workshop to help others start a similar communication process with their own cells. I did, and since then I have been called a lot also outside of Auroville or India, to places not only in Europe but even in the USA and South America, for giving that workshop. Now I prefer to stay put in Auroville and rather let the people interested discover this unusual possibility while they are also exploring Auroville at large and its fantastic diversity. I still reach out to the larger world through the blog I started in 2011, ‘Lab of Evolution’:
    labofevolution.wordpress.com/
    On this blog one of the main categories is of course ‘Cellular Consciousness’, and as all my posts get automatically published as well on my Facebook Page (Bhaga d’Auroville), quite a few people all over the world are following what I write, some with a particular interest for the ‘cellular news’ I often give. I of course love to be able sometimes to include cellular news from other sources, and I’ll be delighted to put the article above on my blog after I am finished adding this comment to the very interesting other ones I have been so happy to read. My smiling thanks to all for this wonderful sharing that has been so encouraging for me and this aspect of the work I do in Auroville I happen to be also a total fan of Tolkien and his Middle-earth saga, so don’t be surprised if I sign here in the Elvish way to greet people!..:-)

    • mohini

      HAPPY TO KNOW U!!!I visit auroville often. Hope to meet u someday!! love n light to u !!

      • mae govannen

        Sure, do contact me next time you come, i’ll be glad to meet you. My name is Bhaga.

    • Marie

      Just checked your blog and have followed you! Thank you so much for sharing your story.

    • John Brown

      Thank you so much. Your words were just what I was looking for at this very moment! I frequently talk with my ‘Muse” in a similar way, and it brings me these kinds of synchronicity! I love it! And now will look at your blog and dive deper into the lab of Evolution!

    • dowsergirl

      Bonjour Mae!
      So glad you posted. I always wanted to visit Auroville and now I have one more reason to go – to meet you! Bless you, this blog is great news to me. Always felt like my body was a spiritual laboratory. J’habite Chantilly si tu es en France/Paris un jour.

  • byronchurch

    We all know the placebo effect is real and that letting go of stress and opening oneself to accepting change and healing can be a healthy part of a balanced breakfast but this is a bit silly and debunked. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleve_Backster

    • Felicity Cook

      I feel commenters who try to disprove this kind of thing are very unwise. Look, it’s only a matter of time before there IS tried and tested proof. Why not just go with the flow till then and be satisfied that people are healing…. who in their right mind would want to debunk something that works?!

      • mohini

        You are right. But my question is why do we need proof?? Going by instinct like all of nature goes one can fine tune and believe the heart and body. no???
        What we know is never the ultimate.And we know so little compared to what we are yet to know.

        • Felicity Cook

          I hear you Mohini. The reason we need proof is because until we have it, we will NEVER have an effective collaboration with practitioners of allopathic medicine.
          I love your last sentence – you are right, “what we know is never the ultimate”.

    • Janet Robinson-Gillmore

      Mainstream thinking is not useful to society, but I guess it pays well.

    • Tint

      Just because scientists rejected his findings, doesn’t mean his findings or others are ‘silly and debunked’. Many kids and adults reject peas, which doesn’t make peas any less good or healthy. Scientists often reject that which they don’t as yet understand.

      • dowsergirl

        The history of science shows that visionary people are met with disbelief and anger but they stick to their ‘guts’, they continue to do their experiments and with time they are proven correct and it becomes mainstream. Science rejected acupuncture but it is still here and is now being incorporated into practice at many hospitals around the world.

  • Thomas

    to me Yoga is a complete science by itself, eventhough we have a rich heritage and legacy, very little has been done to elevate it. Those who need Yoga will approach Yoga and get benefited by it. Thats the charm.

  • Christina

    I wish to learn more about the kind of meditations that the author speaks of.

  • Felicity Cook

    Thanks for this encouraging and inspiring article. As a trained Body Psychotherapist, I am fascinated by this whole idea and although I haven’t yet managed to heal myself, having read your article, I think I now have a clearer idea what to do. Thanks so much!

  • Rachel

    Fascinating, thanks so much for uploading, looking forward to experimenting 🙂

  • Olivia Matus

    I love this concept, this reality, and will practice more often. Thank you for it!

  • dowsergirl

    Thank You for witnessing to the fact that we are powerful, that there is so much mystery, that we can heal each other and the planet. There is a documentary called THe Secret Life of Plants, used to be available on Netflix, that discusses research on plant communication.

  • Charlene Brewer

    I remember many years ago, in my 30’s, when something ached or didn’t seem right with my body, I would lay down and wait for minutes, for my breathing to be calm and steady. Then I would mentally “speak’ to the various parts of my body with specific “commands” or requests. I would tell my arteries and veins to slowly open and allow my blood to freely pass through. I would tell my blood to flow freely and maintain an even pace. I would tell my heart to relax and beat slowly but evenly.

    Of course I didn’t really know what words to use to direct my body and organs to respond favorably. I did this on my own, never ever hearing of anyone else doing this. I didn’t share the with anyone for fear the would deem me a whacko.

    Now in my 60’s, I would like to seriously address my body and find that perfect communion. Are there specific words and functions that you might suggest, as I have no medical anatomical knowledge ? I firmly believe your article and findings to be true for I have experienced this before. What I lack are the correct words to use to rally the body, the organs, to align with my desires and requests. To be more clear, I wish my heart to regulate it’s rhythm (end the mild yet uncomfortable arrhythmia incidents). I’d like to speak to my liver, to motivate it to cleansing itself of any toxins, the stomach to let loose of the fatty cells it is holding onto. Yes I am on a restrictive diet to work on this myself, but I am convinced I can enlist the stomach to let loose of those cells it is holding, etc.
    I so much have enjoyed reading your article and ready to once again, seriously reconnect in a much deeper approach, with greater self healing expectations.
    Thank you for any suggestions you have to share. ?

    • ned kelly

      my heart palpitations of 2 yrs, disappeared immediately when I started B12 shots, (as I couldnt afford to eat red meat anymore.) worth a try.

  • FightingFascism

    A yogi told us about this a long time ago. He said that all the cells of our body are alive, and have their own feelings and lives too. They pray to their God, just like we pray to our God. How often do we spend the time to answer the prayers of our own cells? How much more busy God must be in answering all of our prayers!

  • Babs Aboonie

    Therese, what exactly did you say to your body?

    • ned kelly

      send it lots of love + accecptance.

  • Lisa Kerry

    The meditation photo illustrates an impossibly uncomfortable and unrealistic seated position.

    • Kristina Olander

      I thought the same.

  • Keith Boyer

    These concepts are supported by the work of bestselling author and physician Dr. Kim D’Eramo. http://drkimderamo.com/ or on Facebook.

  • “When your life falls apart, you either grow or you grow a tumor. I decided to grow.” – Lissa Rankin, MD

  • Ishan Kanodia

    Hi.. I use the Silva Method to heal myself and others.. I agree completely with your post.. I have been finally able to overcome fear n anxiety (my primary issue) and healed a lot of my emotional issues.. You are doing an amazing work and it is because of your valuable offerings to these world.. You are making a better world to pass on to the next generation.. More love and Gratitude to you..
    Ishan Kanodia

  • Tony Criscuolo

    Well spoken and is also a conclusion of The yoga Sutras and karma in general. That is, the effet of an action is inherently present in the act itself.

  • Carinjks

    I have also learned this first hand; it works, and yoga is a beautiful way to honor the body. I had grown up with the warped body image plaguing my generation of ’70s, always felt too fat even though I had a perfect shape of 36-22-36 at 18 and weighed 130. What a waste of time! I now thank my bod for lugging me through time and pat and massage its middle age soft spots and imperfections. It is gift! It is the only thing I have to walk around in, so I listen now, and live in my earth suit with dignity and gratitude.

  • Jonathan Parkinson

    This is fascinating, and completely in line with my belief and understanding. I thoroughly recommend two books which cover this subject – Bruce Lipton’s “Biology of belief” and Dr Joe Dispenza’s “I am Placebo”- both written by experts in this field of talking to your body, and acknowledging that your brain is the ‘mothership’ in the environmental impacts on your cells. We evolve through environment, and part of that environment is your brain communicating with your body. This is an amazing story, and one to take full notice of – to develop your own method (meditation being the key to this ability to communicate with your cells and your body), and to take control of the healing power that is a fundamental ability that your body contains. Lots of love to all of you, and my advice, for what it’s worth, is to take this subject very seriously.
    JP

  • Miyo Kachi

    thank you for this remarkable article.. very inspiring to me in my work as an aspiring healer.

  • Sneha Udyawar

    I found this quite intriguing. I believe in your theory that cells be it human or any other species are respondent. I futher think that even atoms react to negetive and positive energy around them.I wish to further research in this area. I am glad you brought this to our attention. Thanks

  • Jean Beardsall

    I am excited to read this article and delighted to read something which throws more light on something I’ve been aware of and searching for over a long time. Many years ago I discovered the dramatic effects I could have on my plants by silently talking to them each day – praising, thanking, loving and encouraging them. People used to hang over my gate to stare with amazement at the enormous lush growth of my garden. Even now over 50 years later I plant dwarf varieties and they grow taller than me. The extra bonus I’ve got from this article is that genuine spontaneous emotion needs to be evoked to produce an effect on the human body and the need to learn to meditate. This is really going to help me sort out my chronic pain. Thank you so much.

  • Jean Beardsall

    Can anyone recommend a reputable free online meditation training?

    • allessiax

      You can download the app Insight timer from Google Play. Plenty of various meditation…I’m sure you’ll find some that suit you…

  • edx111

    I am convinced that the body has the inherent ability to heal itself from various chronic complaints, just to make my own connection to make it happen

  • ned kelly

    It’s why prayer works, intention on a vibrational level.

  • Irene Chaya Shapiro Doniger

    I have learned slowly and surely to talk leg cramps away. I get them less often now and the intensity eases with gentle conversation. I am planning to return to meditation and speak with other parts of my body in need of love and understandint. I am almost 73 years old. I am changing my food combining plan. I am also talking to myself about sleep cycles. Time to practice what I preach. I do notice amazing responses from my plants to my moods and tenderness. And I receive enormous healing from hugging the trees in the park nearby. An amazing and affirming article. Looking forward to learning more.

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