As more and more people learn about the benefits of meditation, awareness is also increasing of the benefits of theta brain waves in particular. Theta waves fall into the frequency range between 4 to 8 Hz, and are typically produced during dreaming sleep as well as in deep trance states.
The ability to enter the theta brainwave state (i.e. where theta wave production predominates) is a valuable one, because a number of benefits are associated with theta brain waves. These include the following:
1. Improved learning abilities
The theta state is associated with the ability to learn more easily and to retain information more effectively. For this reason, using a theta brainwave recording might be beneficial to students and anybody else who needs to process large amounts of information.
2. Increased creativity
Theta brain waves are also produced in large amounts during periods of intense creative thought. This is true of those carry out traditionally creative work, such as musicians and artists, as well as anybody who is engaging in creative thinking. So if you want to learn to think more creatively, theta meditation may help.
3. Stress release
Theta brain waves are also linked with a lowering of physical and mental stress. You’ll have experienced this for yourself already, in the form of the deep sense of relaxation that descends as you drift off to sleep (theta brainwave production increases during this time). Stress can lead to many diseases, so it’s obviously beneficial to be able to release it before it becomes a problem.
4. Subconscious communication
The theta state is also associated with increased access to the subconscious mind. This means that it makes it easier to reprogram the subconscious and release limiting beliefs that might be holding you back, as well as adopting more empowering new beliefs.
5. More energy
Many people who practice theta meditation regularly report an increased sense of energy afterwards. Going into the theta state for several minutes or more is kind of like having a nap in terms of the energising effect it has on your body and mind – but without that groggy feeling afterwards!
6. Better healing abilities
Using a theta meditation recording may also be able to help your body to stay healthy. We heal best when we’re free of stress and are deeply relaxed, and the theta states are strongly linked with stress release and extremely deep relaxation.
7. The ability to have lucid dreams
Imagine being able to control your dreams – not only could you stop a nightmare in its tracks, but you could experience any scenario you desire! Well, theta meditation may be able to help you do just that, as lucid dreaming is also linked with the production of theta brainwaves. Conversely, learning to enter the theta state consistently can make it easier to become lucid while dreaming.
8. The ability to have out of body experiences
Astral travel is another paranormal ability that’s linked with theta brain wave production. Learning to have out of body experiences at will is well worth the effort, as they give you the chance to explore beyond the mundane reality that most of us call ‘life’, and to experience a new sense of personal empowerment. Being able to enter the theta state easily is a key part of learning to leave your body on demand.
9. The development of psychic powers
Various psychic abilities are also linked with theta wave production, including telepathy, remote viewing, clairvoyance and others. So if you want to start to tap into the true potential of your mind, learning to enter the theta state is the best place to start.
10. Better memory
It seems that theta brainwaves are associated with the ability to retrieve memories as well. This is particularly true of long-term memory, as the theta state is linked with greater access to the subconscious mind, which plays a key role in memory storage.
So as you can see, there are many theta brain wave benefits – and this list is just the start. In the past, these benefits have been reserved for those who are experienced in meditation, or who were just lucky enough to possess a natural ability to enter a trance state easily.
Fortunately for everyone else however, brain wave entrainment technology now makes it relatively easy for anybody to tap into the theta state, even if they don’t have years of meditation practice behind them. By making use of theta recordings that use binaural beats, monaural beats or isochronic tones, you can learn to increase your production of theta brainwaves and experience their benefits for yourself.
Source by Loren Mann