Thursday, January 26, 2017
Trauma therapy makes sound sense
Sound is vibrations, and there is a growing acceptance of the healing power of vibrating energy - especially the low frequencies known as ultrasound. In a post last year drawing on a Sufi source I explained how research at the SUNY Department of Biomedical Engineering has identified the healing powers of a cats' purr, specifically how the low frequencies of the purr have as an anabolic effect which stimulates growth and maintenance of the human body. That header photo was taken at Mohammad Alaa Al Jaleel's cat sanctuary in Aleppo before it was destroyed by bombing late last year. Alaa was later evacuated from Aleppo and his plans, which for security reasons he cannot fully disclose, include a new combined "cat garden" and medical clinic where animal therapy can be developed to heal children orphaned and traumatised by the terrible Syrian conflict.
Helping the human and animal victims of mankind's lunacy deserves the highest praise. But Alaa's dream of a pioneering trauma therapy facility raises his game to a whole new level. I have never asked readers to share a post before. But this project needs more funds and awareness, which can be channeled through the closed Facebook group, Il Gattaro d'Aleppo. Would it be too much to ask that just a few of the endless anti-Trump and anti-Brexit tweets are devoted instead to spreading the word about Alaa's vision? Would it be too much to ask that just a few thousand pounds of the £2.5 million being lavished by the City of London on a feasibility study for a sonically perfect but superfluous new concert hall are instead diverted to help make Alaa's trauma therapy centre become reality?
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