Harmony Equals Health – Part One

In an earlier post (Do You Resonate?), I talked about fundamental resonance – that is, when two oscillating structures have the same natural frequency, it takes very little energy to influence them to vibrate together. In today’s post, I want to talk about another kind of resonance that I think is much more commonly seen with living organisms.

Harmonic resonance happens when the natural frequencies of oscillators are proportional to each other. In the diagram below, you can see how this works. The top string is vibrating at it’s fundamental frequency where the second string is vibrating at a harmonic frequency two times that of the fundamental frequency. Then three times, four times and so on. This drawing actually represents what are called harmonic nodes. When you pluck the string in the very center, it will vibrate at it’s fundamental frequency, but when you pluck it a fourth of it’s length from the end, it will vibrate two times faster.

Photo courtesy Flickr Creative Commons. Some rights reserved by Ethan Hein

If you have separate structures that vibrate proportionately to each other, they are said to be in harmony. Music is one of easiest ways to appreciate harmonic resonance. Most of us can easily tell when one instrument in a band is out of tune with the other instruments. So, for our purposes right now, just think of structures being in tune with each other as a harmonized system.

But what does this have to do with the body and energy healing? Well, we have many different kinds of oscillators in our bodies. And the natural frequencies of these oscillators go from relatively slow to very fast. As a general rule, the smaller the structure, the faster it oscillates. Here’s a list of just a few of these oscillators:

  • The whole human body 7.5 – 8 cycles per second
  • Breath – 12 breaths per minute
  • Heart – 70 beats per minute
  • Cell – 103 Cycles per second
  • Molecule – 109 Cycles per second
  • Atom – 1015 Cycles per second
  • Atomic Nucleus – 1022 Cycles per second

So here’s a very simplified theory about harmonic resonance in the body: When oscillators vibrate in harmony with each other – basically in phase – the system tends to cruise along in a state of natural health. When they get out of phase, the body can eventually manifest illness. Events that can produce disharmony are physical trauma, surgeries, emotional trauma, chronic stress, and substance abuse among many others.

The good news is the body wants to be healthy and it wants to maintain its normal harmonic rhythms. And when it does get out of balance, given the right kinds of information, it can return to a state of harmony. I think we often know when we’re out of balance and I think that the more we become aware of the factors that influence harmonic resonance – either for good or bad – we can avert physical illness before it manifests outwardly.

Please share a comment about some event in your life that took you out of Harmony. What did you do to get it back?

In Harmony Equals Health, Part Two – I’ll be talking more about the ways that powerful healing frequencies like those provided through Divine Openings Healing can help to restore vibrational harmony in the body.

Best,

Cathy

©CathyUlrich and LargeSelf, 2012

6 comments on “Harmony Equals Health – Part One

  1. Hi, well i managed to resonate a stroke, about 2 yrs ago,
    I am getting back into Harmony, through Divine Openings, with lola’s Audio’s,Videos,and music,
    I have still got a lot of Harmony to retrieve,as my walking is still improving,i would love some help?

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  2. largeself says:

    Hi Eileen,
    Thanks so much for your comment! It sounds like you’re already well on your way to harmonizing your being as well as your physical body. Divine Openings is all about providing the strong harmonizing rhythms that move us to enlightenment as well as physical well being. To answer your question about retrieving more harmony…you might want to consider a few sessions with a Divine Openings Giver. They can help you to focus your desires as well as help you harmonize the rhythms in your body to move your nervous system along. We can all use some support from time-to-time to get more clarity and to raise our vibration especially when an issue has been with us for awhile.

    Blessings to you!

    Cathy

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  3. Katrina says:

    I like the way you explained this, very insightful.

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  4. […] Harmony Equals Health – Part One, I talked about harmonic resonance – that natural state where all of the oscillating fields […]

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