Brainwaves


How many levels of brainwaves do we have and can we access them while being conscious? 

Jose Silva, the founder of The Silva Method, did extensive research on brainwaves. He showed, through his studies, that when your brain is in alpha wave-levels you are actually able to reprogram yourself. He showed that it´s possible to enter into the alpha level without falling asleep.

He found out that you can train yourself to stay conscious at the same time as you connect to your subconscious mind.

Jose Silva

When we are conscious and wide awake our brainwaves operates at app. 14-40 cycles/second - at the Beta level.

When you go to bed at night your brainwaves pattern slow down. You enter into the alpha level (relaxed/reflecting level) at app. 7-14 cycles/second.

This is when you feel yourself relaxing. Your mind quiets down and your body is relaxed. Your are still conscious, but you are able to get in touch with your subconscious.

At beta we prey on each other; at alpha we pray for one another  - Jose Silva

In addition to these two levels we have three more. All humans display five different types of electrical patterns or “brain waves”. These can be observed with an EEG (or an “electroencephalograph”) – a tool that allows researchers to note brain wave patterns. They are measured in cycles per second and this is referred to as Hertz or just Hz.

The five levels are gamma, beta, alpha, theta and delta.

Please note: Gamma brain waves has nothing to do with gamma rays. They are not the same thing. 

Gamma: app. 40 - 100 HzThis range is the most recently discovered and is the fastest frequency. This level is associated with the “feeling of blessings” reported by experienced meditators such as monks and nuns, and with peak concentration and extremely high levels of cognitive functioning.

Beta: app. 14 - 40 Hz. In this level we are awake and alert. It is associated with normal waking consciousness and a heightened state of alertness, logic and critical reasoning. 

While Beta brain waves are important for effective functioning throughout the day, they also can translate into stress, anxiety and restlessness. At this level the ego is strong.


Alpha: app. 7 - 14 Hz. This is a state of deep relaxation (physical and mental). When you’re daydreaming or doing a light meditation you will enter into the alpha level. In this level you can start to program your mind for success. It´s good for applying your imagination and using it with creative visualization techniques.

This is the portal to your subconscious mind. It lies at the base of your conscious awareness. When you reach the lower levels of Alpha you can start to access your intuition - the inner voice.  It becomes clearer and more profound the closer you get to the lowest end of the alpha range - 7.0 Hz.


Theta: app 4 -7 Hz. This state is experienced during deep meditation and light sleep. At this brainwave level we are in the realm of our subconsciousness mind. many talk about feeling a deep spiritual connection and unity with the universe when in this level. 

The Alpha-Theta border, between 7Hz to 8Hz, is the optimal range for visualization, subconscious programming and applying your creative powers. In this mental state you consciously create your reality. It´s a level where you are conscious of your surrounding, but at the same time your body is in deep relaxation.


Delta: app. 0,5 - 4 Hz. This is the slowest of the brainwaves and is experienced in deep, dreamless sleep and in very deep, transcendental meditation where awareness is fully detached. This is the realm of your unconscious mind,

 

Brainwave levels

The lower the cycles/sec the more the mind quiets down and the more we get in touch with The Higher Intelligence, as Jose Silva called it.

Driving a car - "dipping into alpha"

Have you ever experienced driving for a long time by yourself and when you finally reached your destination you couldn´t remember how you got there? The memory of the last miles you were driving just went out the window.     

How is this possible when you are driving a car at high speed?

It´s because you were in a relaxed state and "dipping" in and out of the alpha level. While your mind drifts off into LaLa Land your subconscious mind is concentrating on the driving. You can be daydreaming and still be able to handle yourself while driving.

Brainwaves and Reprogramming

Since the Alpha-Theta border, between 7Hz to 8Hz, is the optimal range for visualization and subconscious programming it´s ideal to do this while going to sleep. You will quickly enter into this level when lying down and relaxing your body and mind.

You can use affirmations and creative visualization to reprogram your belief system. Picture yourself in the situation you desire. Make the image in your mind vivid and alive. Include all your senses: smell, touch, sight, hearing and taste. 

If you want a better relationship - picture yourself in a perfect relationship. Feel it as being real. The mind can't tell the difference between an image you create or a real experience. The more vivid and alive the picture the better.If your desire money - picture yourself with an abundance of money - picture yourself being surrounded by money everywhere. Picture money raining down from the sky and onto you.

You can also use pre-recorded subliminal messages to re-program your self when going to sleep. Some vendors claim that subliminal message programs will accelerate your mental, emotional, and spiritual growth in ways that will amaze you. It will stimulate the creation of new neural pathways between the right and left hemispheres of your brain. Your brainwaves patterns will change for the better.

There´s a lot of research within the audio technology field and you can shop around for a wide range of pre-recorded messages - everything from "how to become financial abundant" to "finding your ideal partner". 

ESP - Extrasensory perception - The 6th Sense

Jose Silva discovered that we can train our ESP - Extra Sensory Perception - often referred to as the 6th sense. We can train our ESP to be more clairvoyant, perform remote viewing, experience premonitions, awaken the healer within, and more. ESP can provide you with information of the present, past, and future; as it seems to originate in a second, or alternate reality. With continuous training people have shown that they can see and communicate with entities on the "other side" - in the afterlife.

Quotes from Jose Silva

The greatest discovery you'll ever make, is the potential of your own mind.

How much help you get, from higher intelligence, depends on how big your plans are. The bigger your plans are - meaning... how many people will benefit - the more help you will qualify for.

Do to others only what you want others to do to you.

There is no such thing as a problem without a solution, only problems for which we do not yet have enough information to know what the solution is. When you have enough information, it is easy to solve a problem.

All programming for prosperity should be built on spiritual foundations. The first step is to enter the spiritual dimension, the alpha level, and determine what your purpose in life is. Find out what you are here for, what you are supposed to do with your life.

Thanks to Jose Silva millions of people are able to enter into the alpha level and reprogram themselves for a better life.

Enriching the Planet by Empowering the Individual - A Better You... A Better World - Jose Silva

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