What is Brainwave Entrainment?
What is brainwave entrainment? Let’s find it out!
It is a simple way to relax after a stressful day, unwind your thoughts, or even prepare yourself for a difficult day ahead.
Some people, with repeated use of brainwave entrainment techniques, report feeling or even looking younger.
Many can manage their emotions better, which, in turn, helps them to manage their relationships, important decisions, and even finances more effectively.
Far from sounding too good to be true, brainwave entrainment has clinical research backing up these claims and more.
How Does Brainwave Entrainment Work?
The human brain is considered by many to be the best supercomputer ever created.
It’s billions of cells, called neurons, that actually fire electrical signals across the brain to create neural pathways.
These pathways then become how we each uniquely perceive the mental, physical, emotional, and even spiritual world.
Just like a computer can operate in a peak efficiency state when you’ve got the performance factors maximized, the same is true for the human brain.
Does your laptop might run a little faster if you shut down a few programs?
The human brain reaches peak performance during times of dreaming sleep in terms of creativity and problem-solving, while dreamless sleep tends to have our body secrete certain hormones.
Can you tap into these sleeping periods of peak performance during your waking hours? The answer is yes when you use brainwave entrainment.
Specific Tones Create Specific Brain States
Brainwave entrainment works by allowing the brain to interpret certain tones and associate them with the periods of dreaming and/or dreamless sleep.
These tones, which are often inaudible to the human ear, allow you to literally begin remembering how to access the parts of the brain that you use during your sleep cycles.
Called “binaural beats” or “isochronic tones,” they are usually a part of a relaxation CD with common meditative sounds, such as:
- a Tibetan monastery,
- singing bowls, or
- wind through the forest.
You simply place your headphones on to block out the rest of the world, assume your meditative pose, and let the brainwave entrainment do the work.
Do You Need Brainwave Entrainment?
The answer is actually no.
People who are skilled in the meditative arts can actually achieve the exact same results you can get with brainwave entrainment without having to use it.
The difference is that it usually takes someone many years of consistent meditative practice to be able to tap into the positive brain states that will bring the benefits that brainwave entrainment can bring to you almost immediately.
It literally just takes 30 minutes a day listening to a brainwave entrainment audio CD for you to start seeing the same results as someone who is quite experienced in the meditative arts.
Is Brainwave Entrainment Right For You?
If you are suffering from daily stress and you feel like you are just getting beat down, then the answer is yes… but with a caveat.
Brainwave entrainment is not right for children, people who have a pacemaker, or if you have been diagnosed with epilepsy. It is also not recommended for women who are pregnant or think they could be pregnant.
Are You Ready to Try Brainwave Entrainment?
If you believe that you could benefit from an energy boost to start your day, help yourself get to sleep faster at night, or you just need to relieve some stress so that you can feel like yourself again, then you may wish to give brainwave entrainment a try in the coming days.
With a little practice, you can tap into the hidden resources your mind has for you, utilize them to your advantage, and feel like a brand new person.
In return, all you need to do is dedicate 30 minutes of your day, without distraction or interruption, to brainwave entrainment. Is that a deal you feel is worth making?
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