The relation between successful manifestation and brainwaves is becoming a topic of interest among the law of attraction followers in recent years.
Many law of attraction devotees are starting to believe that it is possible to get aligned with the intention of the soul using the lower frequency brainwaves, which can be attained through practicing meditation or using brainwave entertainment tools.
Brainwave meditation is becoming an alternative option for immediate relaxation and a tool for entering a deeper state of consciousness.
We already know that our subconscious thoughts and beliefs are partners in our success— but what most of us don’t know is that the oscillating electrical impulses in our brain also play a key part in our quest for fulfillment.
So what are brainwaves and what is their connection to successful manifestation? We’ll learn it as we move along.
What are Brainwaves?
Our brain houses a tight network of billions of nerve cells (or neurons) communicating with each other, producing oscillating electrical voltage and generating an overall electric field.
These specialized cells are responsible for conveying information throughout our body in both chemical and electrical forms.
They are like synchronized electrical pulses creating waves that are detectable with standard medical equipment such as electroencephalography (EEG).
Our thoughts and emotions are formed in this electric field. Different thoughts and emotions trigger different brainwaves.
Some brainwaves can make you tired and slow, while others can make you alert and active.
As you can see, our brain is an electrochemical organ, and the brainwave is not a physical thing, it is rather a measurement of electrical activity within our brain.
Scientists identified five different kinds of brainwaves, ranging from low to high frequency. They work almost like musical notes and each brainwave stands for a particular activity.
It is important to remember though, that brainwaves are not the source of our thoughts or experiences, they are rather the detectable reflection of processes occurring within the brain when we think, feel and act.
The Five Types of Brainwaves
- Gama Brainwaves (30-100Hz)
These brainwaves are linked to higher mental activity— they are the fastest measurable brainwaves. Gamma brainwaves are generated when you are learning new information or doing something that requires a lot of concentration and focus.
- Beta Brainwaves (14-40Hz)
When you’re wide-awake and alert, you’re experiencing beta brainwaves. Beta waves dominate your brain when you read, work and socialize. In this state, your neurons fire abundantly as you direct your attention towards cognitive tasks and the outside world.
- Alpha Brainwaves (8-13Hz)
You experience these waves when you’re trying to go into a deeper state of mind. When your body and mind enter into a relaxed state and you visualize your future and attract the things you want, you use alpha waves.
- Theta Brainwaves (4-7.5Hz)
These brainwaves occur in the brains of highly experienced meditation practitioners when they absorb into deep meditation. Chakra yoga experts associate theta brainwaves with the “third eye”. Our brain also enters the theta brainwave state when we dream in our sleep.
- Delta Brainwaves (0.5-4Hz)
Delta brainwaves are associated with the deepest stages of sleep. Delta is the state of healing and rejuvenation. It is also the gateway to the realm of the unconscious mind. Meditation adepts can enter into this realm when they are in a very deep, transcendental meditation.
Training Your Brainwaves
Anyone can train their body and mind to access different brainwave states. Brainwaves frequencies are controlled by our involuntary nervous system or autonomic nervous system.
But if you can train your mind to enter into a deep meditative state, you will be able to voluntarily control the frequencies of your brainwaves.
If you can control your brainwaves, you can reprogram your subconscious and unconscious mind and attract your dreams. Here is a mindfulness meditation exercise to attain alpha state and move on to the deeper state of Delta.
Prepare your mind for the meditation session. Let’s start with taking a moment to allow the body to settle into a comfortable posture. Keep your back straight while allowing the shoulders to soften. Close your eyes.
As your body continues to relax, notice how calm and gentle your breathing is. Notice the stillness of your body. Allow your mind to release all your tensions as you gradually find a comfortable rhythm for your breathing.
Now become aware of the gentle rise and fall in your chest with inhalation and exhalation.
Keep breathing normally. If thoughts intrude, allow them to pass… and bring your attention back to your breath. There is no need to block or eliminate your thoughts.
As you’re resting your attention on your breath, notice any feeling or emotion that you’re experiencing right now. Just make note of the feeling or emotion…then let go. And return to focusing on your breath.
The activity of your brain has slowed down below 13 cycles per second. You’re feeling very calm now. This is the alpha brainwave state.
Continue to follow your breaths. Soon your mind will go beyond the movement of thoughts and expand to infinity. You’ll achieve the theta state. In this state, the mind will become aware of its infinite potentials. And you’ll unlock a life of no limitations.