The Muse Meditation Headband
Recently I wrote an article on why world-leading trauma expert Dr Bessel Van Kolk thinks that neurofeedback, a form of brain training, may be the number one intervention for trauma resolution.
I mentioned in that article that a cheaper form of brain feedback training that can be done at home is using “Muse,” the brain sensing headband.
For those of us who struggle with meditation, are not really sure how to do it, or whether we are doing it “right” – Muse is a great solution!
This is a video about how Muse works, from it’s founder Ariel Garten. Ariel has a background in neuroscience and psychotherapy. Her brain sensing headband is now used my clinicians and researchers at Harvard, the Mayo clinic, Yale, UCL, MIT and many more.
Muse makes meditation easy.™
Muse: the brain sensing headband will elevate your meditation experience. It gently guides your meditation through changing sounds of weather based on the real-time state of your brain. This allows you to obtain a deeper sense of focus and motivates you to build a highly rewarding practice. Meditation has been scientifically shown to reduce symptoms associated with stress, depression and anxiety as well as improve focus, performance and quality of life.
• Learn the essentials of focused attention meditation
• Soundscapes include Beach, Rainforest, Desert and others*
• Milestones and rewards to keep you motivated
• Create multiple accounts and share with family and friends
• End of session results and graphs help measure progress
• Exercises contributed by meditation experts to help you learn
*Soundscapes vary across Apple and Android devices
The cost of Muse is $249
Muse Contains a 10 Step-by-Step Guide
Even if you’ve meditated before, you’ll appreciate the 10 step-by-step guided exercise sessions – built directly into the app.
In this training series, you’ll discover how Muse’s real-time audio feedback assists you in learning to meditate and how to find the practice that works best for you.
The sessions cover different meditation techniques and exercises to help you build a consistent practice, as revealed by accomplished meditation teachers:
- Intro to Muse
How Muse works and the power of real-time feedback.
- Training a Puppy
You won’t really be training a puppy, but you will uncover secrets on how to make your practice free of internal criticism for long-term enjoyment.
- Sensation of Breath
You’ll learn how to follow your sensation of breath during your practice.
- Counting Breaths
An optional exercise to help stay focused.
- Sitting Comfortably
How to make your posture during meditation a positive and not a distraction.
- Finding Your Perfect Soundscape
Learn about the different soundscapes and how to benefit from the sound feedback.
- Dealing With Distractions
How to deal with distractions and not let them interrupt your practice.
- Working With Discomfort
Using discomfort as an opportunity to train yourself to respond instead of react.
- Lowering the Bar
Letting go of results and enjoying the session when that’s what’s needed most.
- Bridging to Daily Life
What can you expect long-term when you regularly meditate with Muse? How do you apply it to your everyday life?
No need to be concerned about EMFs and Muse
For those of you concerned that Muse communicates via Bluetooth signal, which is a form of electromagnetic frequency (EMF), back in 2014, Muse switched to “lower power” bluetooth connectivity and achieved a 90% reduction in EMFs.
Dr Joe Mercola conducted his own testing on the EMF emissions of Muse and confirmed the 90% reduction with the new lower power bluetooth, and is now also a huge proponent of the technology.