Often times when someone hears the word therapy, they envision a doctor sitting
in a chair, listening to all the problems of the world. In fact even the word therapy itself
frightens some. Not everyone is comfortable with revealing their true feelings and
personal life experiences in order to feel emotionally and physically relieved. The good
news is though, that there are alternative ways to heal without talking and it involves the
technique of healing through sound.
Sound healing therapy is widely used to create balance in a sometimes
unbalanced world. This treatment uses the beat and frequencies of instruments to train
our brain waves, which creates a transitional shift from normal consciousness into a
meditative like state. Thus increasing the chances for internal healing. An article titled
What is Sound Therapy, from the College of Sound Healing, writes how the human
body is made of about 70% water. This enables sound to travel smoothly throughout the
entire body. The therapy is very meditative and soothing for both the mind and body.
While in a still place one has the potential to become more aware of every sound
Some of the key instruments used for sound healing include: Himalayan singing
bowls, drums and at times a singing voice. These types of sounds are great for our
bodies because they induce a calmness that takes over. Noises like a loud train moving
along its tracks, a repetitive car alarm raging in a crowded parking lot and a cute baby
crying in a line, all can affect our bodies negatively. They directly affect our stress levels
and can lead to an imbalance in the nervous system. When an individual is stressed,
even everyday sounds can become magnified. Feelings of irritability and anxiety may
Outer stimuli is continuously blocking our thoughts and it may be harmful to us
when trying to maintain harmonization within ourselves. Sound healing therapy can be
rewarding in many ways. A health organization known as Eternal Life Holistic Centre
practices sound healing. In their findings, and many others it has been discovered that it
provides results with sleeping disorders, anxiety, depression, stress management and
much more. Therapy may sound like a frightful word to many, but it doesn’t have to be
anymore. Sound therapy and therapy of any kind can be beneficial for anyone.
Everyone deserves inner peace and with sound treatment, freedom is available.
Overall, the treatment leaves one with a better connection to themselves, and an even
more positive outlook on life. Let the rhythm of the instruments take you away to a
better rhythm of life.
Heather, Simon. “The College of Sound Healing – What Is Sound Healing? “The College of Sound
Healing – What Is Sound Healing? Feb. 2016.
Irene. “SOUND HEALING.” Journey into the Light. 25 Nov. 2015.