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I’ve been developing healing techniques for a decade. But what makes a healing technique better?
First, it’s not a matter of visualizing, meditating, or chanting better. Those activities engage the parts of your mind that move energy or channel forces. It’s important to be able to communicate an intent to those energy-driving parts of the mind, but we’re going to assume you have one you like. Our focus is on what we want those energy-driving parts to do after they receive your intent — on developing new ways to use energy more effectively.
When I’m developing a new healing technique, there are two ways I typically go about it.
The first is being more precise about delivering the right energy to the right tissue. When I first started doing energy healing, this involved connected to different tissues in a person’s body, learning to recognize the biofield of skin vs muscle vs tendon so I’d know which tissue I was connected to, and learning to recognize how the biofield changed when that tissue was inflamed or damaged. This let me target the biofield of the injured tissue, and develop a different energy for each tissue and condition I worked with.
Example: A good starting point for energy healing is to shift the tissue’s biofield back to its healthy energy state. If you’re targeting just the inflamed portion of the tendon, this is fairly straight-forward. But if you’re working with the entire knee, you have skin, tendons, ligaments, bone, and cartilage. Each tissue has its own energy signature, so there is no single healthy signature. If I couldn’t target single tissues, it would be much harder to develop healing techniques.
As I started developing healing techniques for people with more complex conditions, delivering the right energy to the right tissue would involve researching the person’s condition. What causes hives, and what cycles lock a person into chronic hives? Then based on that, we’d figure out what tissues to target, what type of shift we wanted to cause, what energy to use, then do the healing technique.
If we imagine a future where biofield healing is part of medical practice, doctors will likely be involved in selecting tissues and energies.
There’s a second side to developing healing techniques. It involves how we deliver that energy.
When I first began exploring the biofield, I didn’t expect to find anything in particular. I just wanted to look around. Where did the energy go after a healing session? How did it get to cells?
Using sensory connections (one of the foundational techniques of Direct Magick), I followed the energy and found a set of pathways that I think of as leading down to cells. “Down” is metaphorical — if I’m working with someone’s knee and move “down” these paths, I’m in an energetically-deeper part of the knee’s biofield, I haven’t moved down to their shin. (You could also think of this as moving “in” toward cells, but again, if you’re connected to someone’s skin and you move “in” along these paths, you’re connected to an energetically-inward part of that skin’s biofield, not the muscle that’s physically beneath their skin.)
It turns out, going further down these paths results in faster, more profound healing results. I assume that physical cells are at the bottom of these paths, and that each step down brings us closer to cells, though I haven’t gotten there to confirm that. Why not? Because going deeper is difficult. It requires me to use finer connections, and to learn new energy signatures as the paths transition from normal ethereal energy to (what I assume is) physical cellular matter.
Those changes happen in steps — a sudden shift, followed by a series of small changes, followed by another sudden shift. I’ve managed to go down two steps in the past ten years, following these paths through two sudden shifts. Each time, I’ve updated all my healing techniques. The update is interesting: It’s the same energy, delivered to the same tissue, but delivered using this new technique to go deeper in the biofield. And each time, my healing results have become more effective.
In that same future where biofield healing is part of modern science, we would collaborate with biologists and physicists to understand how the biofield influences cells and atoms, and get even deeper in these paths.
The final question is: How does the healer guide their mind to go deeper in these paths, or to target specific tissues? My answer is to make those energy-driving parts of the mind conscious, and become aware of what they do as they respond to intent. Then instead of focusing on a high-level intent like “heal this knee,” I guide them through each step of connecting to the right tissue (and feeling the biofield of each tissue so I can find the right one), finding the deeper paths in the biofield, and delivering the energy. If you want to learn to do that, start with An Initiation into Direct Magick.If you liked this post, consider visiting my current blog at mikesententia.com.
Interesting post. If you’re not using an already established system (e.g. Reiki) then are you using your own energy?
I’ll typically figure out the right energy signature, use my own connections and energy to start the healing, then contact some ethereal software and tell it to to sustain energy in the signature I’ve set. Then I can disconnect, and the energy keeps flowing. (The ethereal software that comes with my book should work for this, by the way.)
In general, the concern about using your own energy is over-blown. Healing energy isn’t the same as emotional energy or biological energy, and using my healing energy doesn’t leave me upset or overly tired. Also, healing is more about choosing the right energy signature than delivering a lot of energy. I discuss signature vs quantity in a series on grounding: https://magickofthought.com/2013/01/4-methods-of-grounding-intro/