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Brainwave Suite
Dr. Jeffrey Thompson

Brainwave Suite Box Set of 4 CDs


5 out of 5 stars =    Drifting into a Dream State

Reviewer: The Rebecca Review from the land of dreams

Dr. Jeffrey Thompson has been researching the effect of sound since 1981. He has since established a sound research center in San Diego. He believes in the stress reduction benefits of sound and has proven the effects through clinical research in universities, hospitals and private practices over a period of many years.

This music is based on nature sounds and is very relaxing and beautiful. I also noticed that my creativity increased. Probably because Iím sleeping so well and am well rested and more alert. I feel that these CDs almost clear the fog in your brain. It is like a vacation for your brain.

What does this music sound like? It is all different. I loved two of the CDs the most. Iíll
review those.

If sounds swirl around you in the dance of spinning mermaids, that is the best description for what happens when I listen to the Alpha Meditation selection. There is a certain musical spinning which surrounds you and then there are notes that swirl about independently as they also rotate around you like planets. It is fascinating and addictive.

There are sounds of waves crawling up beaches mingled with singing bowls, birds, raindrops, flutes, echoes from beyond time and space. I see flowers blooming in gardens filled with orchids and even sea creatures playing out in a huge ocean. It is a mixture of deep rainforest and coastal escapes.

The notes spin from one side of my headphones to the other. It makes me blissfully dizzy. You literally feel you are being pulled down into a whirlpool of sleep. Iíve been listening to this CD every night to fall asleep fast.

When none of my other CDs help me sleep, this is the one I reach for. At times I am unable to sleep after listening to three other CDs, then I put this one in and I am completely asleep in minutes.

Yes, when in bed, it can help you fall asleep. When listening while typing, it just becomes a relaxing escape. I seem to be able to leave the Bass Boost on with this CD.

I prefer Disc 4 (Emotional Openness and Intimate Communication) without as much depth and they sound more clear with my DBB turned off. Otherwise it has a roar and you canít hear the more delicate sounds. Turn off your Dynamic Bass Boost and the music becomes much more delicate and relaxing.

This CD sounds like beautiful notes of pure sounds that dance around your mind or water dripping from the inside of a cave into deep pools of sound. Fall asleep floating away on a river that seems to be endless.

Also Recommended:

Steven Halpern: Ancient Echoes, Sleep Soundly, Music for Sound Healing, Enhancing Intimacy, Self-Esteem and the Sacred Chorde.

I also have enjoyed falling asleep to: Keith Jarett: the Melody at Night.

Another great way to get into a relaxed state is by doing the ďYoga Zone: Flexibility and Stress ReleaseĒ DVD or Video. It is amazing. It knocks me out because when Iím done exercising, all I want to do is climb into my soft warm bed.




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