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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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Scientists use light therapy to induce Out of Body Experiences

NPR reports… In mice and one person, scientists were able to reproduce the altered state often associated with ketamine by inducing certain brain cells to fire together in a slow, rhythmic fashion… The finding also could be a step toward finding non-drug methods to control states of consciousness… The team used a tool called optogenetics, which Deisseroth helped invent. (As opposed to binaural beats, which use sound, optogenetics) uses light to control the firing of specific cel […]

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Binaural Nature Meditation App

Download for iOS or Android now!As a followup to the free Binaural app (with over 100,000 downloads), this is the app version of the “Nature Meditation” album, as it combines nature sounds and brainwave entrainment with binaural beats and isochronic tones into one fully-customizable platform to bring you closer to nature and guide your brainwaves into states that you program yourself. Learn more about this app. Science has shown that the sounds of nature are more relaxing than the […]

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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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Reviews and Testimonials

With over 100,000 downloads, Binaural is currently the most popular app from Guided Meditation Treks. Of course, it’s the free one. I am working on a pro version with a “next-level” programming experience for Binaural in the mean time. Some of the feedback I get through this website is used to craft the next releases of my apps, as well as address bug fixes on existing apps. Some of the messages are simply messages of gratitude, which I love. These are some of my favorite feedback messages from […]

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The Sounds of Nature

As a child, one of my favorite albums was a 30 minute cassette tape I bought of a thunderstorm. Many a good night sleep began by cueing it up with my headphones in bed. Since then, I’ve listened to countless nature sounds recordings. One of them, I recorded myself when I lived in Texas on a cool night in San Marcos. With that recording, I had the idea to create a nature sounds album. This album is in the works with new recordings from Costa Rica. myNoise has great nature sounds In the mean ti […]

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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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Android Love

Big news for the android apps!First off, we finally got around to updating Guided Meditation Treks Vol 1 and Guided Meditation Treks Vol 2 Android apps so that all four meditations are included without an additional in-app purchase. This brings android on par with the iOS app, which was updated last year. Now, for 5 bucks, you get all four meditations of the album, which is cheaper than buying the album from iTunes! ​In fact, it’s half price!Secondly, we have released the beta f […]

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New Pricing for iOS Apps

Due to recent changes in the iOS store, as well as feedback from users, the Guided Meditation Treks V1 and V2 apps for iOS have undergone an upgrade. Previously, these apps each came with one meditation, with the option to purchase 3 more. With this change, the app now includes ALL FOUR of the meditations at one price. All previous users of the app will be “grandfathered in” and can receive all of the meditations for free, simply by upgrading to the latest version of the app. As an added token […]

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