The Secret Behind Subliminal Messages

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What makes subliminal messages so effective? The secret behind them is a fact that advertisers have known for decades; the more people are exposed to something, the easier it is to influence them.

Suppose, for example, that you want to give up smoking. You know it’s bad for your health, it’s expensive, and it’s becoming more and more anti-social. You have the desire to give up, for all the right reasons, but just can’t seem to take it to that final stage.

Believe it or not, your conscious mind is getting in the way. No matter what you really think, you don’t have the ability to put it into practice in the regular course of events. Your day is busy, you’ve got lots of other things on your mind, and you haven’t given the idea of quitting smoking enough priority.

The Subliminal Advantage

Subliminal messages are positive affirmations presented to your ears or eyes at a rate or volume that your conscious mind is unable to detect. Your subconscious mind, however, takes in everything. These messages bypass your logical conscious state and go directly to your subconscious. If messages are sent frequently enough they’ll start to change the way you think, and therefore the way you behave.

Someone who wants to give up smoking might be presented with subliminal messages similar to these:

• I am stronger than cigarettes
• I respect and nurture my body
• I am able to resist the temptation of smoking

Reading these three short affirmations on a page won’t produce any magical results within your subconscious mind. But imagine the impact if, instead of three messages, your subconscious was exposed to thousands – over and over again – for a couple of weeks. All the research shows the same thing: gradually your attitude changes, and then your behavior.

How Subliminal Messages Work

Some people argue that, if you can’t hear the sounds, or you can’t see the images, how can they possibly make any difference? The point is that you aren’t aware that you’re hearing or seeing the messages, but your subconscious mind still takes them in. That’s the reason why subliminal messages work in the first place – because they sneak into your head, bypassing your conscious rational mind, and getting at the core of your belief system.

You’re exposed to subliminal messages every day. You might have the radio on in the morning when you drive to work and keep hearing about a new film that’s just come out. The first time you hear it you give it your attention. As the days turn into weeks you’re no longer consciously listening to it, but the information flows into your subconscious mind. If it’s a film that interests you, this constant subtle reminder will probably be enough to get you to go to the cinema and watch it.

Now think how powerful that process would be if it was something you desperately wanted to achieve, like giving up smoking. Your determination combined with the mind-changing power of those positive affirmations makes a winning formula. Eventually you’ll think of smoking as a disgusting, destructive habit that you can’t believe you started in the first place.

If you really and truly want to make lasting changes in your behavior but can’t seem to find the impetus to get going, try subliminal messages. You’ve got nothing to lose and the chance to gain a new and more rewarding lifestyle.

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My Review of Nitrofocus: “Get More Done in Less Time… With an MP3?”

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Sharper focus. Enhanced concentration. Greater productivity. Getting into “The Zone.” More motivation.

In the 2011 film ‘Limitless’, Bradley Cooper simply popped a tiny pill, and suddenly the whole of his brain power activated. All of those traits suddenly flickered into play.

He was able to blast through work, quickly and intelligently. He could study more and better than ever before. He finished chores at lightening speed. He could come up with ideas and predictions at the speed of thought.

‘Limitless’ was a great film — and a brilliant fantasy for the rest of us.

But, what if all those benefits were actually available — right now?

And not using pills, but by using a simple little ‘brain hack’ that involves nothing more than an MP3 file?

That’s the claim of a new program called Nitrofocus. Intrigued, I decided to try it out for myself.

The Power of Brainwave Science

Nitrofocus is a new MP3 audio program. It uses special ‘brainwave’ tones to help increase focus levels, and bring about those ‘Limitless’-style benefits.

Now, all this talk of brainwaves initially sounds quite complex. But it works pretty simply.

The Nitrofocus MP3 audio contains frequency patterns, which match the brains natural ‘focus’ frequencies. All of these frequency tones are cleverly embedded inside audio tracks.

When you play the MP3s, and your brain hears them, it naturally copies them – thereby bringing about a natural state of sharp focus and concentration.

This is a scientifically-proven process known as “brainwave entrainment.”

Researched for over 100 years, brainwave entrainment has been used to help reduce pain levels, increase mood, help patients overcome insomnia, lower stress levels, and so much more. The more I learned, the more I was fascinated by the applications. And for over 40 years, commercial applications of brainwave entrainment have been available to the public – and at the cutting edge of this research was Nitrofocus.

I was hooked. I had to find out more. So I decided to try it out for myself.

My First Listening Experience with Nitrofocus

The basic Nitrofocus experience is available as a free 7-day trial.

Once you start, you’re immediately sent one of the main Nitrofocus sessions — the 1-hour “Nitrofocus Classic” MP3 — alongside a couple of other bonuses.

(By the way, this trial literally didn’t cost a penny. If I wanted to upgrade to a VIP customer later on, they would unlock further sessions. But the trial was completely free regardless, and you can even keep the existing Nitrofocus sessions should you decided to cancel.)

The Nitrofocus MP3 instructions are simple: just listen while you work. It sounded like something from a Disney movie.

So, the very next day, I gave it a go. I had to write a few articles for one of the websites I’m involved in. To help me out, I decided to play the Nitrofocus MP3 in the background while I worked. It’d be a great opportunity to trial the program.

I hit ‘play’. The Nitrofocus Classic sounds begin.

Initially, it all sounded rather strange. A series of very soft, rapid tones, all over a bed of gentle ocean-like static. I slip on a pair of headphones (optional) and begin my work.

Suddenly, it’s lunchtime.

And I’d not just completed one article. Rather, I’d completed a huge six articles, many of which I’d been putting off for weeks. I’d also completely cleared my inbox, and sat there wondering what to do next. I’d already finished the next 2-3 days work, with effortlessly and with zero stress and resistance.

At first, I didn’t credit it to Nitrofocus. I put it down to one of those “good runs” that writers sometimes (although rarely!) get.

I left my office early, and decided to spend time with my family the rest of the day, instead of indulging in even more work. I actually feel reluctant in taking off the headphones. The sounds are so immersive, like a cuddly comfort blanket, I feel I just want to leave it playing.

Encouraged, I decide to take my experimenting to the next level.

Blasting Through Messages, Chores and Reading

Over the next few days, I decided to continue using Nitrofocus, and measure the difference it made to my day.

I listened regularly to this simple 1-hour Nitrofocus MP3, all while doing any task that I needed to get in ‘The Zone’ with. And it started making a huge difference in my life.

I began blasting through my work quicker than ever before. I blitzed through my inbox, my writing, my project planning, my creative work, and so much more. Suddenly things just became easier. I listened while doing house chores. I got through them in minutes, and time just fly by, when it would’ve otherwise been a real drag. I used it when reading, and managed to get through around three business books within a single hour.

The motto of Nitrofocus is “Get more done, in less time” — and, at least in my experience, the statement was really holding true.

Just in case you were wondering, the Nitrofocus MP3 can be played on loop while you work. You can use it with or without headphones. And it includes special “white noise” sounds to help block out background distractions that may be sucking away at your focus levels.

Within the first week of listening, it’s fair to say that Nitrofocus doubled — perhaps even tripled — my productivity, all without any of the downsides usually associated with overworking. I experienced zero stress. To the contrary, I felt happy, breezy, refreshed and content.

Then, my account got unlocked…

Exploring the Full Nitrofocus VIP Program

I decided to continue beyond my 7-day free trial.

The friendly people behind the site sent me a few emails regarding this process, and upgraded my account to a Nitrofocus VIP account. The total cost was $97.

That’s when the full program suddenly becomes available to you. And then WOW. I was impressed. This was where all the real value existed.

The full Nitrofocus program contains 5 main Nitrofocus MP3 sessions, each lasting 1 full hour. These are Nitrofocus Classic, Nitrofocus Digital, Nitrofocus Easy, Nitrofocus Workout and Nitrofocus Ocean.

You use all of them just like the original Nitrofocus Classic MP3, however they each have their own different styles, so you can choose the one which most matches your mood.

For example, Nitrofocus Workout I found to be just brilliant for using at the gym, or when doing household chores. It was a high-energy Ibiza-style workout mix that just had me pumping. And Nitrofocus Ocean was a more relaxing session, which I tended to use more when writing in the evenings.

They all do the same task of sharpening your focus and rocketing your productivity — but each have their own unique style to match how you feel in that moment. Just choose the one you want to listen to!

The full Nitrofocus program also contains a 50-page user guide, and 7 supporting ‘brainwave’ MP3s.

These are: the 5-Minute Break MP3, the 10-Minute Break MP3, the Brain Booster MP3, the Focus Gym MP3, the Memory Commit MP3, the Analytical Builder MP3, and the Anxiety Reducer MP3.

These sessions are all intended to support your use with the main Nitrofocus program. The 10-Minute Break MP3, for example, I found incredibly relaxing, and it made for a nice break between those super-productive hours of using the main Nitrofocus MP3s. Memory Commit helped me commit a full speech I was working on to memory, and Anxiety Reducer helped me to calm down just before delivering it.

When I first heard of Nitrofocus, I had thought it was just a simple, single MP3. I was wrong. Nitrofocus is an entire brainwave MP3 package, designed to help seriously improve your life — all much more comprehensively than I had ever imagined.

It also comes with extremely friendly lifetime support, and membership to a highly active forum, where you can share tips and stories with thousands of other users.

Conclusion

I’m normally quite the skeptic.

Yes, I knew that brainwave entrainment had been scientifically-proven for over 100 years. Yes, I understood how it should theoretically work. Yes, I fell in love with the drama of the marketing.

But I didn’t realize what a genuinely powerful and real-world immediate affect it would have on me. All within minutes, and all just by listening to a simple MP3.

The results using Nitrofocus have just gotten better and better over the past month, and it’s fair to call me a total convert.

I earned back the cost of this powerful program within the first hour of it increasing my productivity.

I genuinely now see it as a no-brainer, and I’ve already recommended it to several of my closest friends. From housewives to executives, and everyone in-between: if you want to get more done in less time, then the Nitrofocus program is absolutely for you.

It’s “Limitless” — but without the risk of taking a pill.

Just hit play, and watch your life change. It literally couldn’t be easier.

My recommendation: Buy it!

PS. I wrote this review in exactly 12 minutes 🙂

Pros – Rapid results. Sharpens focus like nothing else. And it really works!
Cons – Download only (no audio CD version). No telephone support.

Start your free trial of the Nitrofocus program online at:
http://www.nitrofocus.net

Brain Exercises

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When people think of exercising it often involves physical exertion to strengthen muscles. The human brain is also an important “muscle” in the body and with the right brain training and brain exercises you can help keep your mind fit, alert and ready to handle the rigors of a typical working day. Often brain exercises come in the form of games that help train the brain improve memory, strategize and think in advance. Some common forms of brain exercise include chess, memory games and mathematical problem solving.

Another way to exercise the brain is through brainwave entrainment. Isochronic tones are computer generated tones that are pulsed at specific frequencies to achieve desired effects such as productivity or relaxation. Although brainwave entrainment is not a new practice — binaural beats have been used in brain training since the mid-1800’s — the use of computer generated isochronic tones has become more popular lately and are also proving to be more effective in helping people improve their memory and intelligence.

Unfortunately when most people stop formal schooling, either by achieving a degree or choosing to drop out, the study habits and brain training that was part of their daily schedule also ends. The memorization and critical thinking that helped get us through school shouldn’t have to stop just because a specific goal has been reached. In fact, if you don’t keep up with brain exercises your mind will become lazy and won’t function in the as sharply as it used to.

Keeping the brain sharp requires exercise the same way muscles in the body require regular work outs to maintain a defined shape. The more you train your brain with brain exercises including strategy games, meditation and brainwave entrainment the better your memory, cognitive thinking and problem solving will be. We can’t expect our brains to always operate at the highest levels possible, but we can take proactive steps to help improve our focus, retain information and prevent memory loss.

Proper Breathing Stimulates the Brain and Improves Intelligence

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Breathing is a vital process, as no living creature can survive without air. Humans need air too and the amount of oxygen they get influences the state in which the organism is. If the amount and quantity of air that reaches the lungs, and from there inside each and every organ and tissue, is low, than the body will not function at its normal rate. The overall state is bad and the individual starts having health problems. In contrast, if the body gets enough oxygen to preform is daily activities, it will function properly all day long.

Believe it or not, breathing has great importance when it comes to the way in which the brain works. In order to work properly, the brain needs oxygen, just like all the other organs. When it does not get enough, the brain fails to do its activities well, thus stopping any further evolution of one’s intelligence. So, if the breathing process is not done correctly, there is no chance of ever increasing the IQ.

Few people know that there is a correct way in which they should breath, and this means standing with your back straight and eliminate as much as possible the obstacles which may prevent the air flow from getting inside the body. Also, it is highly important that both the inhalation and exhalation are deep. Only this way will the necessary quantity of oxygen enter the body and get inside the lungs, while the carbon dioxide will be efficiently exhaled. Superficial breathing, as well as breathing an air of low quality will not ensure the amount quantity of air, thus leading to bad activity of the body and the impossibility of acquiring new information. A stop

in the evolution of the brain is produced and only when the brain will receive enough oxygen will it be able to start functioning properly again.

There are multiple factors which can influence breathing, such as stress, body posture, pollution and smoking. These factors should be, as much as possible, neutralized and a proper breathing should be exercised before starting to train the brain. Only this way will a program of increasing the IQ will be efficient and give positive results in a short period of time.

Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health

 

Nobody doubts the benefits of exercise for physical health.
What isn’t as widely known or discussed is how essential moderate exercise is to our mental well-being. I created an online survey which sought to find out what health strategies helped people who have experienced an episode of depression or anxiety to bounce back from setbacks. I took a holistic approach, and asked people to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies such as exercise, good rest, good nutrition, emotional support from family, friends, and support groups, fulfilling work, hobbies, charity work, as well as traditional approaches like psychological counseling and medication. In all, over 60 strategies were evaluated, and 4,080 respondents were asked to rate those they had tried. Exercise was in the top three.
Research shows that a 30-minute brisk walk (or equivalent) significantly improves your mood after 2, 4, 8, and 12 hours compared to those who don’t exercise (Mayo Clinic, 2008). Exercise also boosts energy, confidence, and sexual desirability (American Fitness, 19 (6), 32-36).
We can’t control the slings and arrows that come our way on a daily basis, but we can control our daily habits. Incorporating moderate exercise into our day can inoculate us from the prolonged effects of a setback.

Why Don’t People Exercise?

People usually give two main reasons for failing to exercise:
  • I don’t feel like it. (This is particularly applicable to people who are discouraged or depressed.)
  • I don’t have the time. (Our relentless 24/7 life usually means there are a thousand things to say “yes” to. An essential element of a thriving life is saying “no” to the trivial many, so that you can say “yes” to the vital few. Exercise is definitely in the latter category.)

Principles to Make Exercise Central to Your Life

Find something you enjoy. To sustain regular exercise, it is important to do something that you find pleasant. The traffic in gyms is 30 to 50 percent higher in January than other times of the year, as people are suddenly inspired to get fit and lose weight. By March, they have returned to normal levels. It’s not wise to sign up for a gym if you hate them!
I like walking because it allows me to get out in nature, it’s free, and you can do it anyplace and anytime. Some people keep a walking journal so that they can write down the new things they see, hear, and smell each day. This keeps you present. If you prefer swimming, dancing, cycling, boot camps, or hiring a personal trainer, then do that. To experience the mood enhancement qualities of exercise it is recommended to do 30 minutes, 6 days per week. Although people with depression often don’t feel like exercising, it is important to go against that inclination.
Have modest goals. Many people believe that to get the benefits of exercise you have to spend two hours in the gym or run a marathon. As highlighted above, this is simply not true. If you have been doing no exercise, start with 15 minutes per day. If you are catatonic and spending all day in bed, just getting out to the mailbox each day is a good start that you can build on. Build activity gradually.
Introduce rituals. Changing behavior requires more than intention. To make it stick, it is essential to introduce daily rituals that prompt the behavior. For example, rituals could include:
  • Laying out clothes each night when you go to bed so that when you wake up you can dress without thinking and get on with your day.
  • As you brush your teeth each morning, put on a pedometer. When you brush at night, take it off and record the steps taken.
  • Set a regular time to walk with a friend or work colleagues. Consider walking meetings.
  • Consider using a free smartphone app like FitnessPal, which allows you to monitor your exercise and your calorie consumption.
It’s never too late to start.
Graeme Cowan is the author of BACK FROM THE BRINK TOO: Helping your loved one overcome depression, which was SANE Australia’s 2009 Book of the Year. He went through a five-year episode of depression which his psychiatrist described as the worst he had ever treated. He now speaks and consults about how to inspire the discouraged to bounce back and thrive. Over 40 free resources can be found at www.Facebook.com/BackFromTheBrink.

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