Gratitude elevates your life to a higher frequency. ~ Oprah Winfrey
In Part 1 of this series we discussed energy. In summation, the thought process was everything is energy, or energy and matter are interchangeable.
In Part 2, I will attempt an explanation of frequency and how it relates to the subject at hand.
It is my understanding when we are discussing energy we cannot do so without recognizing frequency as one of its fundamental properties.
As a caveat, let me explain the following is an understanding which has developed over time by people much more qualified than I, and as such, could probably explain it better. My attempt is to take that understanding and whittle it down so my brain can make sense of it; and in so doing, I might be able to help others gain a deeper understanding of what might be happening.
What is frequency?
In science jargon (mostly physics), frequency is the number of wave fronts moving past a given point in a particular unit of time. The most common unit of frequency is the hertz (Hz), corresponding to one front/cycle per second.
When we focus our attention on the brain, we notice that it is a tight network of nerve cells interacting with each other through the use of electrical pulses. This electrical pulsing sends and receives information from all over the body allowing it to function, sense, and respond.
It is a considerable amount of electricity, we are a walking power factories! Ever been the recipient of a dose of static electricity? ::giggle::
This electricity in the brain is responsible for forming our thoughts as well as actions.
Ah, yes, this is where frequency comes in.
Our brain (mind) regulates its activities by means of electric waves which are registered in the brain, emitting tiny electrochemical impulses of varying frequencies, which can be registered by an electroencephalogram:
- Beta: Beta waves range between 13-40 Hz. This beta state is associated with peak-concentration, heightened alertness and visual acuity. 40 Hz beta frequency may be key to acts of cognition.
- Alpha: Alpha waves range between 7-12 Hz. This is a place of deep relaxation, but not quite meditation. In Alpha, we begin to access the wealth of creativity that lies just below our conscious awareness … it is the gateway, the entry point leading into deeper states of consciousness.
- Theta: Theta waves range between 4-7 Hz. Theta is one of the more elusive and extraordinary realms we can explore. It is also known as the twilight state which we normally only experience fleetingly as we experience waking, or drifting off to sleep. In theta, we are in a waking dream, vivid imagery flashes before the mind’s eye and we are receptive to information beyond our normal conscious awareness. Theta has also been identified as important to learning and memory. Theta meditation is said to increase creativity, enhance learning, reduce stress and awaken intuition along with other extrasensory perception skills.
- Delta: Delta waves range between 0-4 Hz. Delta is associated with deep sleep. In addition, certain frequencies in the delta range trigger the release of Growth Hormone beneficial for healing and regeneration. This is one reason deep restorative sleep is so essential to the healing process.
These waves can be registered by machines and are governed by rules … rules that we can use to create certain outcomes.
Through research in quantum science, I have come to understand the possibility exists that our thoughts emit frequencies which have the power to resonate with the world around us, whether it be people, animals, or the environment itself.
Have you experienced a connection with a person you barely know and yet you feel an immediate friendship? Have you met a dog known to not like everyone it meets and you could pet it as a friend? Have you been to the beach or mountains and then automatically feel at peace?
In my world, that is resonance. You are emitting a frequency that resonates, or is in harmony with the person, animal or environment creating a sense of calm. This becomes important to notice and consider when we are trying to balance our own energy.
We can use meditation and relaxation exercises, or activities to induce that sense of calm helping release beta-endorphins, norepinephrine and dopamine. These are linked to feelings of mental clarity and creativity that can last for hours or even days.
There are so many benefits to meditation, and while this isn’t today’s article’s main focus, let me point you to an article that is a fascinating resource compilation on the benefits of medications, all proven by various studies.
Our next subject is vibration and this will help explain what Oprah was saying above; how higher feelings (such as gratitude) can emit a higher vibrational frequency and improve our overall wellbeing.
Stay tuned …
P.S. If you desire a movie manifestation of frequency rules watch Frequencies … physics turned love story. It’s awesome.