lucid dreamingLucid dreaming is when you realize you are dreaming as you dream. When a person is in the lucid dreaming state, they can control their dreams and what they experience. Many people like to be able to experience things that they cannot experience in the physical world… for example flying. Binaural beats have shown to be extremely effective in helping someone reach the lucid dreaming state.

How do Binaural Beats Work?

Essentially binaural beat recordings are when two separate frequency waves are introduced independently to each ear. When our brain processes these frequencies, it reacts by creating a third tone that is the difference between the two. Our brain then reacts to these frequencies and that causes a shift in consciousness. Different combinations of binaural beat recordings will produce different frequency levels and as such different results.

How do We Get to the Lucid Dreaming State?

Lucid dreaming gives us complete control over what we experience in our dreams… imagine the possibilities! What frequency our brains are receiving and operating on will affect our deep sleep, dreams as well as our relaxation. When we are totally relaxed or being creative we are in the Alpha State (the Awake State). When we are dreaming we are in the Theta State and when we are in a very deep sleep we are in a Delta State.

Usually when we are in the Delta Sleep state, our brain frequencies will then rise to the Theta State and we will start sleeping. From there it will continue to rise to the Alpha state at which point we would wake up. To be able to lucid dream we need to go through the Delta and Theta states but instead of then waking up in the Alpha state we need to go back into Theta before awaking. When this happens our subconscious is awake but our conscious mind is still sleeping. We are essentially tricking our subconscious mind into thinking we are still asleep. Once your subconscious realizes you are still dreaming you then have total control.

Using Binaural Beats for Lucid Dreaming

A binaural beat recording works really well for lucid dreaming. It will guide you into your deep sleep frequencies and then take you into the dreaming Theta frequencies. From there the binaural beats will raise your frequency until you are almost awake and then take you back down again into the Theta state. What has been proven to work best is to use the binaural beat recording very early in the morning once you have just awoken from a deep sleep thereby returning you back to sleep with hopefully being able to start dreaming again and being completely aware of it.

Final Thoughts on Binaural Beats for Lucid Dreaming

Lucid dreaming can be a lot of fun. There is so much possibility for awesome experiences while in an ‘awakened dream state’. Binaural beats are a tool to help you achieve lucid dreaming much easier. They not only work for lucid dreaming but also for complete relaxation as well. They are worth trying just be sure to get them from a reputable and trusted source.

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