Binaural Beat and Theta Waves in Music

valleygirl

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Has anyone ever tried listening to music with either theta waves or binaural beats in it? I've tried listening to both on Youtube. It's supposed to be relaxing music, but it actually makes me feel even more on edge and revved up.
 
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It depends on the frequency your attuned to. A lot of the sleep,mood music loops on youtube can trigger me rather than calm me. You have to keep trying them till you find one that works for you Valley. The binural beats guided meditation course didn't work for me at all. The music with the beats intigrated seem to work better for me anyway. The background colours wallpapers and slideshows they use can have an effect as well. I find the blue backgrounds and forest backgrounds most calming.
 
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I have actually pretty much given up on listening to them. I was just curious about other people's experience with them. I found a recording of a stream - just gentle water sounds - that I find very soothing, as well as another one of water sounds with music, and some with gentle piano music. I guess what works for some doesn't work for others.
 
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I have bought an 'album' off amazon. I was not very impressed. I think I did try to sleep with it on but I have stopped using it. I think I find rain sounds the most soothing. Maybe I am doing it completely wrong though.
 
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I have previously tried binaural beats but not entirely sure they did much.
I know it might sound obvious but they only work if you use headphones.. i'm sure you already know that though.

But yeah, I came here to say that I find water sounds (a river or the ocean) have been much more helpful for me. Then I saw your links, so you're already on it. :)
I'll check them out for myself.