Alpha Brain Waves
Alpha brain waves occur when your mind is most efficient and relaxed, during the alpha mind state.Â Usually this occurs during the time between being awake and asleep, so it's safe to say that every person experiences these waves for at least a brief moment before they fall asleep every night.Â
Unfortunately, most people don't have any control over when they reach the alpha mind state.Â By using a specialized form of meditation people are able to learn how to focus themselves and achieve the alpha mind state, thus experiencing the alpha brain waves.Â
By harnessing this type of efficiency in the brain it becomes easier to accomplish tasks at work or school, and especially deal with stressful situations in life.Â Stress is not only a career and relationship killer, it has been shown to reduce the lifespan of the average adult.Â
So learning how to manage this stress by achieving alpha brain waves is the key for anyone trying to live a longer, healthier lifestyle.
It takes a special kind of meditation to learn how to get to the alpha mind state, and it's called insight meditation and is easy to learn.Â
It's not hard to learn and it's safe for anybody to do.Â One of the best benefits of meditation is that it can be as intense or as light as a person wants it to be.Â Some people only have to meditate a few times a week to greatly reduce their stress level and experience greater control of their minds.