Healing Art - Powerful Self Healing
Art Plus Science Equals Healing Magic
is something wonderfully appropriate about making works of art to heal - an
individual, an environment, a family, a company or yourself for personal healing.
Dr Silvia Hartmann explains, "The trouble with spiritual & environmental energy
healing is that you can't see it. As you can't see it, it is too easy to think
it isn't even there. I love the way these large, colourful energy channelling
devices say, Look! Here I am! I am energy and I am absolutely REAL!"
Healing Magic Through
Original Creative Art
Behind the material facade of everything, there lie the
realms upon realms of "invisible existence" or to use a shorthand term, "the
energy of a thing".
The energy of a thing and no matter how simple it may be is made up of many
different frequencies, many different planes. For example, a simple wooden chair
would have original energetic frequencies of the wood it was made from, which
remembers in its very structure what the summers and winters were like all
through its long journey of life.
Moreover, the chair also retains what happened to the wood after the tree was
felled, the wood processed. The lacquers used, the workmen who handled it all
changed its energetic structure just as much as they changed a log to a rough
cut plank, to a filed and sanded shape, and to the final painted, coated object.
A great many problems which individuals face today, and groups collectively, and
societies beyond this right out to all of humanity is the central lack of
understanding of the basic principles of energy - those cause-and-effect
absolutely real occurrences that are not seen.
People can suffer from energy allergies, from energetic forms of malnutrition
(even though they take vitamin supplements in the Hard!), from energetic
poisoning because they are forced to live in environments which are not
beneficial or matching to their own personal resonance bandwidths, and all they
know of it is that they feel unhappy and out of sorts, yet there seems to
"visible" or "hard" reason for this.
That's when we turn to energy healing.
Energy Healing Is
Silvia Hartmann PhD has been campaigning for a greater
awareness of the absolutely real and very powerful influences of energetic
occurrences to be taken more seriously ever since she discovered in 1993, during
a study on high end behavioural disorders in dogs, that these were directly
related to and caused by the "invisible energies" traded and exchanged in
She says, "It was just like Sherlock Holmes said - when you have excluded
everything possible, then the impossible must be the answer. It wasn't a
question of nutrition or genetics - energy exchanges were at work."
For the next 11 years, Dr Hartmann began to study and research these "invisible
As a side effect of these studies, she was able to create a great range of very
practical and highly acclaimed breakthrough techniques for explaining and
solving psychological puzzles in human thought and behaviour, including "The
Harmony Programme" (1994), "Project
Sanctuary" (1996), "Powerfields"
(1999), "Guiding Stars"
(2000) and the EmoTrance energy
awareness/energy healing applications (Oceans
of Energy 2003, Living
Energy 2004, Energy Magic
Healing Is A Merging Of Love And Logic
Dr Hartmann says, "What surprised me most of all was
that when you bring in the energy realms, things begin to work with such
lightness and with ease, it is just extraordinary. And the important thing to
understand is that what we are doing is NOT the usual move by which we separate
out the energy work from the day-to-day living, but bring it back together, have
it be present ALL and at the same time. That's when methods and techniques
really start to work like the proverbial charm."
In this way, there is no difference between art and science - both are simply
aspects of the same underlying true and composite reality which have become
detached from one another, much in the same way as the secular and the sacred
became detached when neither can work without the other or have any hope of
making any kind of sense.
"I have been working with and studying especially human emotions for a very,
very long time indeed. It is a huge, a really HUGE mistake to think that a fully
functional human being can even successfully exist without emotions. What you
get if you try is once again, a useless thing, devoid of practical performance,
that can do nothing particularly well at all.
"Of course, that's exactly the same the other way around. If you make emotions
into a God and turn your back on logic, you become driftwood in your own rivers.
"The real truth is that the universe is incredibly logical, AND it is full of
powerful energies AS WELL - those powerful energies are what are causing the
side effect of human emotions. You can't understand energy without the feedback
device of emotion."
Healing Art Solutions
of the major breakthroughs in 2004 was the concept of "Art Solutions". Struck by
the intensity of negativity coming from a reproduction print of Edvard Munch's
"The Scream" which was hanging over the fire place, dominating a depressed
person's living room, Dr Hartmann set to work to try out the theories of
energy-hard re-unification through the medium of visual art.
"I wondered," she said, "how many people who committed suicide had that print on
their walls. I wondered how many would have been able to find a way out
of their states of depression and hopelessness if there simply had been a
different picture on the wall."
However, there is the question of rapport.
It is well known that someone who is themselves very
depressed will choose something like "The Scream" because this feels familiar,
it matches their own states of energetic resonance.
"You just can't go round depressed people's houses, take their "Screams" off the
walls and put happy flying ducks there instead," says Dr Hartmann. "But the
world of energy once more can give us a solution to the problem of getting stuck
in a rapport with extremely angry or miserable artists - namely, the artist
makes sure that instead of remaining stuck in the place where you just tell
everyone how sad you are, you START THERE but then go on to move towards a
SOLUTION - the healing art solution.
"The "Scream" paintings, and of course, scream-style music, drama, theatre,
sculptures and so on, are so beloved because they are true and they are
authentic. They are a description of the artist's true emotions, or their
energies if you will, and that makes them highly desirable to those who resonate
at a similar level.
"Energy doesn't stay still, and all that we need to do as artists to NOT leave
such a legacy of pain and misery oozing from a million unhappy teenager's walls
all around the World, is simply to take one further step, namely, to give the
solution to the problems and pains through healing art."
Across The Modalities - Sound Healing
Ananga Sivyer, composer and Ayurvedic Medicine
researcher, explains how she uses the Healing Art Solutions principle in her
music to create Sound Healing in actuality.
"Before I was fortunate enough to be one of the first people to get to try Dr
Hartmann's concept, I would then take that exact energy and make it into a
composition. It is absolutely true that even thought they were very powerful and
very artistic compositions, I recognise that I must have known that these
statements of pain in artistic form are not what I want to contribute.
"Now I contemplate the problem, the sadness or the strongest emotion that seeks
to be addressed and then, I take the next step and HAVE MY MUSIC BECOME THE
HEALING ART SOLUTION.
This is true sound healing!
This profoundly useful movement, namely to start with the reality of the
problem, the very real resonance of the emotional energies, and then to take
THAT and present the HEALING ART SOLUTION instead, answers the problem of
"rapport mismatch" in sound healing.
Someone who might have been drawn to The Scream will still be able to absolutely
recognise the starting point but instead of getting stuck there, will be drawn
forward, and towards a solution.
Healing Art As
Soaring, Freeing Artistic Experience
Hartmann says, "As a painter, I must admit that this has been the most freeing,
soaring artistic experience of my life. To state the problem honestly and have
my art become the solution is nothing less than wonderful. There is such an
immediate sense of flow - of ideas, of excitement, of energy and inspiration, it
is really incredible that this hasn't been done before.
"All the old injuries, all the old screams - they can get a chance at resolution
and release. They don't have to be hidden away anymore, and you DON'T HAVE TO
ENDLESSLY REPEAT THE SAME OLD SCREAM but you can have them come forward and then
resolve them. I'm very aware of my own energy shifts as I am working in this way
with the paintings, the grids and the images and it is the most extraordinary
and delightful healing I've ever felt.
"It is by me, through me and the results as well, the
finished artwork, is so alive, it dances!"
Ananga Sivyer, who has just completed her first album of the sound healing
Sonic Solutions, entitled, "Here And Now", agrees.
"It was such a rush being able to go towards the solutions than endlessly having
to restate the questions, endlessly re-experiencing the same old feelings. These
compositions are amazing to myself. I've broken through all kinds of barriers,
all kinds of boundaries in the production and creation of the "Here And Now"
album - and this is only the beginning!"
What effects do the results of this art healing, the finished paintings by Dr
Hartmann and the compositions by Ananga Sivyer have on those who see them, hear
them and most importantly, feel them?
Healing Solutions Energy Transforming Worlds
The first reaction is always one of surprise and
intrigue. Questions are asked. The more energy conscious someone is, the more
delighted they are by the levels and depths of these works of healing art, because form
and function are aligned with intent, and with truth in every way.
These are not illusionary "happy" works of healing art. They are real and yet
entirely inspiring, lifting without once denying the truth of their origins,
namely what is really like for a human being to live here, how difficult that is
when one feels disconnected from the Universe and those around us, and how one
may turn it around and seek solutions.
Dr Hartmann says, "I think some people will find our solutions to be their
solutions also. But that's not so important to me. I think for many more, many,
many more our ATTEMPTS at finding the healing solutions are the true and
powerful transformational inspiration.
"Yes, we get unhappy. Yes, we have very traumatic memories and things that we
find so difficult, we too want to "scream" sometimes. And we admit that to
ourselves, enter that in honesty and then seek the art healing solution. I think
that's the role model I'm happy to be as the artist, that's the effect I want to
have and be remembered for.
"The Healing Art Solutions are a complete merger of truth, hard reality,
experience, science, healing and art. And wonderfully, what seems to happen when
you bring art and science back together, is that you get is REAL HEALING MAGIC."