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The Energetic Heart is Unfolding

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The Energetic Heart is Unfolding

I wanted to share one of my favorite subjects with you. We all have this amazing human heart, the organ that pumps life-giving oxygenated and nutrient-rich

The Energetic Heart ebook blood throughout our bodies on a precise schedule. Now, we are learning that this marvelous machine — the size of a fist and weighing on average less than 10 ounces — also possesses a level of intelligence that we are only beginning to understand. Evidence shows that our heart plays a greater role in our mental and emotional processes, as well as physical, than previously thought by scientists.

“The heart is a sensory organ and acts as a sophisticated information encoding and processing center that enables it to learn, remember and make independent functional decisions,” Institute of HeartMath (IHM) Director of Research Rollin McCraty wrote in the paper, “The Energetic Heart: Bioelectromagnetic Communication Within and Between People.”

Scientists at IHM have been conducting research for more than two decades on the heart that has shed light on what researchers now characterize as the “energetic heart.”

Power of the Heart’s Electromagnetic Field

The heart, like the brain, generates a powerful electromagnetic field. McCraty explains, “The heart generates the largest electromagnetic field in the body. The heart’s electrical field is about 50 to 60 times greater in amplitude than the electrical field of brainwaves, and the heart’s magnetic field is about 5,000 times stronger.”

HeartMath studies show this powerful electromagnetic field can be detected and measured several feet away from a person’s body as well as between two individuals in close proximity.

Energetic Field In the HeartMath study, “The Electricity of Touch: Detection and Measurement of Cardiac Energy Exchange Between People,” researchers set out to determine whether in one individual the heart’s electromagnetic field, as measured by an electrocardiogram (ECG), could be detected and measured in another person when the pair either were seated about three feet away from each other or held hands.


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Sara, from the HeartMath Institute

Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.


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7:57PM PDT on Apr 16, 2015

Thanks for sharing!

6:13PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

One thing I enjoy about the electricity in the heart is that it instantly dances to the beat of audible music regardless of heart rate or level of mental focus. This means that if 10,000 people are listening to the same song on the radio, all of their electromagnetic fields are dancing in unison. When HeartMath's Global Coherence Initiative adds an interactive biofeedback component to it's Global Care Room, it will be the beginning of a magnificent transformation of human civilization.

4:58AM PDT on Oct 16, 2012

Read about this some months ago, interesting.

11:31PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

We really know so little about organic electromagnetic fields.

10:51PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Very interesting work they are doing. Very interesting information in this post, thank you. The good book says, "Guard your Heart for out of it issue springs of living water." Water so often is symbolic of Life.

9:59PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Brilliant work :-)

6:50PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Think of it. When you hug someone, it's heart to heart. Feels good, right? Lay your head on your man's chest and listen to his heart. Soothing sound will put you to sleep. When someone loses a loved one, do you ever say "my heart goes out to you". I have often said this. A lot to be said on this article. Thanks for sharing.

12:23PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Thanks Sara for the interesting article.

7:30AM PDT on Oct 15, 2012


6:19AM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Incredible. Thanks!

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