The Brain Waves Used in Lucid Dreaming, Meditation, and Creative Flow are the Same.

Do you practise meditation as well? Are you a member of the holy napping church? On top of that, a creator? These three have more in common than we realise, and it’s not just their relatable freelancer bios. Both creativity and rest are essential allies; both require slow brain waves to be satisfying. Intuition, emotions, and memories, unsurprisingly, use similar frequencies; it’s the material we need to nourish our inner selves and use when writing and painting. Indeed, whether in meditation or asleep, deep rest corresponds to specific brain waves. Such waves can also be found in flow states, where little creative effort produces spectacular results. Knowing that we can write in a rested, relaxed state of mind can provide relief to those who are working hard but not quite getting there.

Theta waves are creative ease’s best friend. – Which frequency are we discussing? Alpha? No, that is alert but not worried. Beta? Nope. True ease in creating artwork typically rides theta waves. When neuronal activity in the brain oscillates in a specific rhythmic pattern, theta waves occur; they are slow, but not the slowest (delta waves are). Flow states, according to the American Psychological Association, share this contemplative oscillatory pattern with daydreaming, meditation, and lucid dreaming. When we are awake in such mental states, everything appears simple. This state is referred to in literature as being on autopilot. Some refer to these as subconscious mind waves. Information is easily exchanged and not blocked, and hypnosis also employs these waves to aid in the manifestation of change. This expanded state of consciousness is said to produce transpersonal experiences.

How may I benefit from this knowledge?
It has been discovered that the foundations of sleep, mindfulness, daydreaming, and the flowing state are brain-based. Understanding this might be useful for creating a calm environment that encourages creativity to flow freely. Aim for a theta wave state of consciousness while beginning a new project or when bringing about significant change. It’s fascinating to observe that praying also triggers the same brainwaves. Instead of racing about brainstorming, worrying about the results, and consuming more caffeine, deep relaxation and rhythmic breathing may be more effective methods for fostering a fruitful, creative mind. Of course, those can also be helpful instruments, but the experience might not be as pleasant and productive as creating from a free and accessible space as creating from a free and accessible space.

While our brains exhibit a variety of patterns at any given time, becoming aware of our dominant brain wave could be beneficial. For example, when we are anxious, beta waves may have dominated for too long, and we can try a reset while listening to binaural beats. Brain wave therapy for all five brain wave types is available on YouTube; look up “theta waves,” for example. Theta waves are extremely healing and provide yet another reason to avoid chasing ideas. Longer-lasting sparks may come to us while we are resting in deep relaxation. I hope you’re having a relaxing day without too much hustling – the day might be more productive this way.

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7 Comments Add yours

  1. tubasarwat says:

    Thank you for sharing this insightful information about brain waves and the benefits of deep relaxation. It’s important to take care of our mental health, and understanding our dominant brain wave can be a useful tool in managing our emotions and overall well-being.

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    1. GS says:

      Brain waves are relevant to mental health, as abnormalities in brain functioning can influence the development of certain conditions. For example, when certain areas of the brain are over-aroused, an individual may experience anxiety, nightmares or other sleep problems, impulsivity, and aggression. Too little arousal in the brain, on the other hand, has been correlated with depression, chronic pain, and insomnia. If brain rhythms are unstable, an individual may experience obsessive compulsions, develop epilepsy, or have panic attacks.

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      1. tubasarwat says:

        Thank you for your feedback. It is crucial to understand the relationship between brain waves and mental health as it can help individuals identify potential underlying causes of their symptoms and seek appropriate treatment.

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      2. GS says:

        I am glad you found my post informative. Thank you for taking time to read it and leave a comment. God bless.

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      3. tubasarwat says:

        Your expression of gratitude and well-wishes are greatly appreciated. It’s always nice to be appreciated, and I’m happy that I could help in some small way. I wish you all the best and hope that you have a wonderful day!

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  2. EddySeGo says:

    As an Elementary teacher ( now Elementary PE teacher ) I love brain studies and how activities effects the brain. Appreciate this.

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    1. GS says:

      Glad you found my post informative. Thank you for your hard work in shaping our future generation.

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