As with any new activity, check with your healthcare provider before trying any of these techniques to be sure they are appropriate for you.
Theta meditation is a very deep meditation technique. It is for those who have been meditating for some time, are accustomed to the effects of alpha meditation and are ready to proceed in the meditation practice. Those who are new to meditation should begin meditating through alpha meditation with binaural beats.
The second slowest frequency of brain waves - theta waves typically cycle at a rate of 4-7 times per second (4 Hz – 7 Hz) - Theta brain waves are known to be the state of high relaxation, drowsiness, and dreaming. Studies show that in states of meditation greater quantities of these are produced. EEG studies of persons in this state show an increased ability to handle stress, heightened intuition, and an enhanced sense of emotional balance. Theta meditation has also been used to help balance serotonin and melatonin levels in cases of insomnia and depression. For a quick, no-nonsense overview of what brainwaves are read this.
Every day, we receive subconscious programming from our environment which cycles into our brain and influences our behavior. Tapping into our Theta Waves to connect with our subconsicous enables us to reprogram our brain with ideas and beliefs that we truly want to believe. This helps you avoid falling victim to environmentally induced thought patterns. Theta waves can be a source of creativity, intuition, strong emotional connections, and lower levels of stress and anxiety. Worthy goals to attain!