psychology

8 Signs your Bandleader May Be a Covert Narcissist

As society and psychology evolves, we are able to better recognize and classify different personality traits so that they can be more easily recognized. Once the recognition occurs, the decision is yours as to whether or not you want to continue the relationship with this person. Of course, it can be hard. Hanging out with a covert narcissist becomes strained if you shine a light on the behavior instead of silently play along. As a keyboard player who recently moved to a new town, I had a brief […]

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Meditation: The Key to Inner Peace and Better Mental Health

This is a guest blog post by ChatGPT! Even AI knows the benefits of meditation.Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, and with good reason. The benefits of meditation are well documented, and include reduced stress and anxiety, improved sleep, and increased focus and concentration. Whether you’re new to meditation or have been practicing for years, there are many techniques you can use to help deepen your meditation practice and experience the full benefits of this ancient practi […]

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The Science Behind Binaural Beats

The concept of Binaural Beats was first discovered by ​Heinrich Wilhelm Dove in the early 1800s(1), when he mounted tuning forks at different frequencies at the end of tubes that went into listeners’ ears. The listener perceived a third frequency, which was a difference between the two tones. This concept was mostly just a curiosity until the 1970s, when Dr. Gerald Oster wrote a scientific article that fully outlined the phenonenon(2). In the 50 years that followed, there has been mu […]

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Binaural Beats Use Cases

It is well established that binaural beats can affect states of mind by “programming” the frequency of the brain. However, can binaural beats also be used to affect the physical body? For example, can binaural beats trigger the endocrine system to produce and release molecules into the bloodstream? Can they connect the mind to the astral plane, or induce an out of body experience? Over the years, there has been much written about the special powers of binaural beats. Some of it has been support […]

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Nature Meditation Album Release

The latest release from Meditation Treks is out on mp3 album, including Spotify, iTunes, and all the usual streaming providers. Binaural Nature Meditation is the culmination of years of field recordings and months of editing and mastering. The first four tracks are specific meditations recorded from Mother Nature: The rainforest of Costa Rica, The thunderstorm of Texas, The Waves of the Caribbean, and the La Fortuna Waterfall. As if this 5 hours of nature sounds wasn’t enough, the album in […]

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Volume 2 On Bandcamp

Guided Meditation Treks, Vol 2 has been added to BandCamp. You can find it on the Guided Meditation Treks artist page there! You can also stream it below…Guided Meditation Treks, Vol 2 by Guided Meditation Treks […]

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Now on Bandcamp…

The first album, Guided Meditation Treks Volume 1, is available on bandcamp, and can now be streamed right here in this blog post. This album makes meditation easy. Grab your earbuds (for the binaural beats), sit on a chair, sit on the floor, or lie on your back. Close your eyes and enjoy one of these four meditations right now. Released in 2012.Guided Meditation Treks Volume 1 by Guided Meditation Treks […]

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Free Will Test in a Cage Today

‚ÄčIn these unprecedented times of quarantines and curfews, the key factor of our human morality we are processing is that of “free will.” Free Will is the most quintessential element of our existence here on planet earth. Of course, we…

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Healing Breathwork Apps

The Healing Breathwork album is available now on CDBaby as an album or as an app for iOS and Android. The fifth release from Guided Meditation Treks introduces you to the “Healing Breathwork” practice, an active pranayama meditation that is used to transmute stuck emotions and behaviors by activating the respiratory system and heart chakra through the practice. This is a powerful meditation that can come with strong physical and emotional effects. These awakening effec […]

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