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Emotion is often present as informative content within areas of retention. We have all experienced the emotional liberation that can occur when tissue releases.
Chemical residues and toxins often stagnate within areas of retention. These chemical residues and toxins were either present at the time the retention occurred, or build up as a result of the stagnation itself, caused by the refusal to communicate. When an area of retention is liberated, these residues and toxins may be released into circulation and need to be eliminated by the body. This is one explanation for phenomena such as fatigue and diffuse pain, which manifest upon liberation of a retention, or in the following hours and days.
Space-time orientation is another piece of information that is recorded within tissular retention. This stands to reason, as any situation that generates retention occurred at a precise moment in an individual’s life, in which their body was inhabiting and orienting to space in a particular way. When a liberation process occurs, one often feels the patient’s tissues move into the position they were in at the time of the trauma that caused the retention.
In addition, energy retention is a response to actual aggression. When energy retention persists, though the actual aggression is over, a system will remain frozen in a bygone present, a past present. As a result, it will experience the present with obsolete parameters, and be unable to adapt to life in the present. The body is unable to be entirely present and unable to function correctly. It is loaded with areas of retention, each carrying different moments of the past over into the present. “Any event, mental, emotional, physical that distorts, empedes or interrupts the free inherent rhythms of life is a link forged in the chain that binds a man to his past.” (Frymann 1998, 253-254).
This understanding of retention phenomena and retained information irresistibly evokes the concept of memory. To retain energy is to retain information. Halted energy becomes a form of potential energy. This potential energy holds within it information that is frozen in the retention. And, this frozen information disrupts the system’s life processes and prevents it from living in the present.The more unconscious this process of memorization is, the greater the disruption it causes. Such disruption is not spontaneously accessible to the individual’s consciousness, and, unbeknownst to the individual, governs a fragment of their tissular system’s life process. Our liberation techniques are therefore very beneficial for the organism. “Patients and their problems do not retrace steps to return to health: Health is NOW.” (Brooks ed, 1997, 247).