Human beings and all living things are a coalescence of energy in a field of energy connected to every other thing in the world. This pulsating energy field is the central engine of our being and our consciousness, the alpha and the omega of our existence. “The field,” as Einstein once put it, “is the only reality.”
My research has shown me that when emotions are expressed, which is to say that the biochemicals that are the substrate of emotions are flowing freely, all systems are united and made whole. When emotions are repressed, denied, not allowed to be whatever they may be, our network pathways get blocked, stopping the flow of the vital feel-good, unifying chemicals that run both our biology and our behavior.
You are standing on the seashore, and the waves wash up an old hat, an old box, a shoe, a dead fish, and there they lie on the shore. You say, “Chance nonsense!” The Chinese mind asks, “What does it mean that these things are together?”