Written by Rod McClure JP   
Sunday, 13 March 2016 07:54
During a Counselling session the words "We are all symbolic tuning forks" came from my mouth. I was rather amazed at this unprepared statement.
"Yes identical to tuning forks", I repeated after a pause.

I really don't know where that unprepared flash of imagination flew from. However it is quite an apt metaphor to explain and demonstrate ingrained, unconscious & often dysfunctional, conditioned behaviour, so maybe I should  say thanks to the creator of my, at times, rather vivid imagination.

During our life time we have all been emotionally hurt, damaged, wounded in some way, shape, manner or form, from a multitude of situations since the moment of our conception.

See this demonstration of Energetic transference of TUNING FORKS.
A positive parallel to inter relational communication or more the point.
Defensive self protective Emotional radiation.

Our psyche is irrefutably, naturally brilliant and adaptive to "take note" of and record that first hurt feeling.

So forever more when ever there is an unwelcome, emotional sensation experienced the signal instantly runs though the "cables" of our Central Nervous System back to where that first wound is anchored.

Possibly held and filed within every moment of our DNA through out the body with a cognitive library reference deep in our Reward Centre at the Hypothalamus.
For those who are familiar with the IceBerg theory where just 5% of us is conscious, the part above the water, whilst our unconscious self makes up 95% of the Iceberg 

So we may cry at the directors portray of a sad moment in a movie when the screen observation may contact some unconscious memory of retained sadness from a childhood moment of experience.

Similarly when a therapists recognises some indicator of sadness or emotional distress and therapeutically allows the client time to bring that energy forward for release we may cry.

Comforting the reward centre.

So as with the tuning forks when ever our psyche picks up any sense of vibrating threat we instantly reference the feeling back to our 'Being" to ensure our safety.

Comforting the reward centre.

Watching a movie or a child playing with a puppy activates this frequency and we may cry, or feel disturbed to the point of moving to feeling threatened, feeling we should take some action according to however we have been "conditioned, "indoctrinated" or raised to believd.

Of course there is the positive side to such conditioning, however, too often the negative response by one's Ego to feeling out of control or frustrated can lead to the Ego immediately adopting the stance to Fight (raised to Anger) Fly, or Freeze (Dissassociate as little children adopt this behaviour with the potential onset of ADD.)

Humanist behaviour psychologist, Abraham Maslow told us our Second Essential need which must be gratified  is to "Be free from threat."

As with the tuning fork demonstration above, any radiating energy from another person or situation naturally activates that nerve centre and triggers the related vibration setting us "off" as occurs when our "inner tuning fork' is alerted.

The precise frequency was built into the tuning fork to vibrate when it is bumped. So in our own way we need to teach ourselves to listen carefully to the frequency of our inner "feelings".

This way we teach our self to manage and understand our own Anxiety and hence release our self from that familiar "cable tightening" anchor.


Appreciating that our body, our entire psyche, naturally wants to, knows how to,  and actually does heal itself when we begin to love and understand just who we really are, over WHO WE HAVE BEEN CONDITIONED TO BE.

Again we refer to the adoption of conditions from our founding environment best seen in the accent and language of voice adoption.

Very often it comes as quite a shock to realise we have also inherited "ACCENTS OF BEHAVIOUR" from the very same environment, memory of which, as with trauma, remains resident in the vocal chords regardless of the further adoption of a new language.

Music and its ability to reawaken the brain.

Music is organized sound.
Virtually all cultures have used the powers of music therapeutically.
For several hundred years, the role of music became one of entertainment.
Only recently has the use of sound and music reappeared as a valuable healing mode in our western culture.
Some of the most powerful music does not have a particularly pleasing melody.
The goal of music therapy is to reduce stress and pain, promote deep relaxation, develop self-awareness and creativity, improve learning, and clarify personal values.

See the brilliant article  about Music for treating Dementure from Catalyst on our web site.

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