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The Energetic Heart Is Unfolding

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The results of “The Electricity of Touch” experiment were positive. The data showed “when people touch or are in proximity, a transfer of the electromagnetic energy produced by the heart occurs.” This is why I find this subject so fascinating.

The study’s authors observed that although additional research should be conducted, there are potential important implications raised by this research when viewed in conjunction with the success of numerous healing modalities.

Practices such as therapeutic touch, holoenergetic healing, healing touch, qigong and reiki, among others, “are based upon the assumption that an exchange of energy occurs to facilitate healing,” according to the findings. “While there exists scientific evidence to substantiate the physiological and psychological effects of many of these treatments, science has as yet not been able to describe a mechanism by which this putative energy exchange between individuals takes place. This study, together with the work of other research …represents one of the first successful attempts to directly measure an exchange of energy between people.”

The Heart and Emotions

The heart’s electromagnetic field contains information or coding — which researchers are trying to understand — that is transmitted throughout and outside of the body. One of the most significant findings of IHM’s research related to this field is that intentionally generated positive emotions can change this information or coding in a way that benefits the entire body.

That discovery raises the question whether the cardio-electromagnetic field information transmitted from an individual who is angry, fearful, depressed or experiencing some other negative emotion, is changed when it is influenced by positive emotions. Also, is the care, compassion, love or other positive emotion transmitted throughout an individual’s body as the cardio-electromagnetic field radiates through it also transferred externally as well to people in close proximity or, perhaps, even over long distances?

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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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3:28PM PDT on Sep 14, 2011

Thank you for all the feedback and comments on this article.

For Thomas B., thank you for bringing the error to our attention. It has been corrected.

11:50AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

Moneim A, your post is confusing to me. I am not a Muslim. What are you saying??? You said, "the more unchallenged
proof we (Muslims) get that this Quran was in no way to be MADE UP or CONCOCTED by any MAN but -- ALLAH - The All Knowing .. The All Wise .. The Almighty. So SUBHAAN
ALLAH!! (Glory Be to HIM). Can you explain to me why these
same chantings were cryed out during the beheadings of Americans in Iraq that were all over the internet. They took videos of the beheadings and they are everywhere on the internet. Is this your idea of "GLORY TO YOUR GOD?", killing
the "infidel", cutting peoples' heads off? Please answer.

6:51AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

My comment is picayune, and I'm sorry. But this is a subject which will meet with skepticism. And poor grammar in the article does the opposite of dispelling skepticism and building confidence.

Please avoid "laying" when you mean "lying."

4:49AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

One of the most interesting articles I have read on Care2 (and that's saying a lot)!! Thanks for sharing - I fully believe in energy medicine and energy healing, and science is getting that much closer to proving it with these experiments :)

11:11PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

This is going to be a relatively long comment, please, hold your breath and read up to the last line. Thank you so much, Sara. This was so interesting and informative to me-especially- as a Muslim man. In our book, the QURAN; in so many verses Allah (God) refers to the heart as the organ which is primarily responsible of the cognitive processes i.e. perception, sound judgment and reasoning!! Take this for instance: "Many of the Jinns and men we have made to hell: They have hearts wherewith they understand not, eyes wherewith they see not, and ears wherewith they hear not. They are like cattle-nay more misguided: for they heedless (of warning)" 7:179. "Do they not travel through the land, so that their hearts may thus learn wisdom And their ears learn to hear? Truly it is not their eyes That are blind, but their hearts which in their breasts" 22:46. I have noticed that the more we advance in our scientific researshes and the more we make scientific breakthroughs, the more unchallenged proof we (Muslims) get that this QURAN was no way to be made up or concocted by any man but ALLAH- The All-Knowing, The All-Wise . . The Almighty. So, SUBHAAN ALLAH (Glory be to Him).
Again, thank you sincerely, Sara for sharing this invaluable fascinating piece of information with people. Also, I'd like to extend my thankfullness to director of Research Rollin McCraty and his brilliant team. I have decicded to buy this paper as I believe it's a scientific masterpiece!

2:04PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

noted with thanks

1:38PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

An interesting article, but my mitral valve isn't having any of it..thanks

1:09PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

Really informative, thankyou. Nice to have a heart to heart!

1:08PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

For once Marie has done something positive for ME.YAY!.

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