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Will Binaural Beats work if I’m hearing impaired?
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Binaural beats create a pulsating vibration. So even though you may not “hear” them fully due to hearing impairment, brain cells resonate in response to the pulsating beat. So they will be felt and have the brainwave entrainment effect.

Return Policy & Guarantee
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CD Purchases - 60 Day Money Back Guarantee

If you are not satisfied with your CD purchase, just return it within 60 days and Brain Sync will gladly exchange it or issue a refund, no questions asked. During this time you can exchange or return your CD. Mail the CD to Brain Sync, PO Box 3120, Ashland, OR, 97520. Please include a copy of your Brain Sync receipt. Let us know if you would like a refund or exchange for another program. Please be sure to list the CD title you would like in exchange. Sorry, shipping and handling charges are non-refundable.

MP3 Downloads - Are Non-refundable or Exchangeable

Choose wisely. Due to the high level of fraud with downloading music, mp3 downloads are NOT returnable, exchangeable, or refundable. If you are uncertain about your choice, and would like to try it, please purchase a CD instead to take full advantage of the Brain Sync money back guarantee. We also recommend listening to the audio samples provided on each product’s page.

How does Brain Sync compare to other programs?
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Kelly Howell, creator of Brain Sync, pioneered the use of binaural beats and meditation since 1985. Brain Sync programs and the frequencies used are based on biofeedback and brain research. As a meditation expert and guide Kelly brings a depth of knowledge and understanding to the exploration of states of consciousness. And utmost care is taken to ensure high standards of quality and effectiveness.

Read below for a discussion on how the different brain wave therapy options compared to other companies.

Tobi As

I've tried Holosync and Brain Sync. l've been using Holosync for 2 years now, and it is changing my life. I think if you want to have a miracle tool which can transform your entire life, then Holosync is worth the time spent (along with the pleasurable effects and sometimes "oneness" feelings after the meditation, which last the whole day for me). But, Brain Sync works much quicker than Holosync. I used some Brain Sync CDs on and off, and I can say that the effects were always immediate. Also, if you have specific problems, then you can address them with Brain Sync. With Holosync you address all problems, but it takes more time, patience, and money.

Pat Whitman

I have recently tried Ecosync products. Not as immediate an effect as with Kelly Howell, but still pleasant. Perhaps needs more time.

Pirojgar Yatha

I didn't care at all for Holosync....Jeffrey Thomson is good, as is Dick Sutphen and Alisha Tamburi, and i have almost all of Kelly Howells work...Brain Sync is very, very good, have been using them for years...

Dave Fulton

I've tried Holosync as well as Kelly Howell's productions...By far, Kelly's work is superior...Several of her works have been very beneficial for me in overcoming issues or enhancing my life in other ways...

Elizabeth M. Pena

They are wonderful, I recommend them to everyone. I hold a class every Friday using these tapes for meditation.

Stacy Sheasby

Tried loads- Intelligent warrior - Very good. Paul Scheele - quite good. Paul Mckenna - quite good. Holosync - very intense - didn't buy into the expense of it, but the dive CD was great. Best of the best - Kelly Howell - keep going back for more. Used Attract Love, The Secret, Faith, Winning, plus many more.  Just got to find what works for you, but I highly recommend this product, as it transformed my life. Namaste.

Wilhelm Haas

I'm using Brainwave Entrainment Programs from various sources, but "Brain Sync" was my first experience years ago and I still like them so far. As I did not try Kelly Howell's "Guided Programs," I can only talk about my experiences with her other products, and they range from "poor" (her Sleeping-CD does not work on me at all) to "excellent" (most of her other products, to mention: "Sacred Ground", "Brain Power", "Deep Meditation", etc...).

Denise Raymond Gehr

I would say without a doubt, Kelly Howell has changed my life. I have listened to other programs that cost a small fortune. Kelly Howell offers much more. Her words really do become your thoughts. I am a new person. Everyone notices. My friends, my daughter, my whole family is doing it. Her words are spoken so sweetly and softly. Thank you, Kelly Howell!! I would love to be a rep. for your company, I guess I already am. Believe in it.. It truly is a jewel...

How do I listen to audio samples before purchasing?
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Audio samples of Brain Sync programs are available in MP3 formats. You may use any current audio player that supports MP3 files.

You can also find extended audio samples of our programs by visiting the product page and clicking the Youtube link.

Listening Guide: how and when to listen to the different types of brainwave therapy programs and what they offer
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Theta and Alpha-Centered Programs

Alpha brainwave centered programs are associated with relaxation, visualization, and creativity. Theta brainwaves are associated with hypnotic trance states, heightened receptivity, increased memory, and advanced meditation.

Programs such as Total RelaxationDeep LearningDeep Insight, all the meditation programs, and the "Use Headphones" track of the Subliminals will induce altered states of deep relaxation. These programs are designed to be listened to when you will not be disturbed and when you are able to sit or lie down for 30 to 60 minutes of meditation or rest. Theta and Alpha-centered programs are not designed to be used while driving, working or engaging in any activities other than conscious relaxation.

If you are using a program such as Deep Learning or Brain Power for study, try listening before you study, or after, while relaxing and reviewing material you need to store in long-term memory.

Beta/Gamma-Centered Programs

Gamma and Beta brainwave centered programs are associated with cognition and concentration. These programs, like High Focus may be listened to through headphones while working or engaged in an activity that requires you to pay attention. Athletes like to use it right before a game because it improves hand-eye coordination. It is not recommended to listen to programs that contain Beta and Gamma waves in the evening or before bed, because they keep you focused and alert.

Other Beta programs in our catalog harmonically layer Delta, Theta or Alpha waves, so it’s not recommended to use those programs while driving as they tend to be more relaxing and meditational than the pure Beta program, High Focus.

Delta-Centered Programs

Delta centered programs are associated with healing, detached awareness, and sleep. They affect you at a very deep subconscious level. Programs such as Sound Sleep and Healing Meditation will also induce altered states so listen to these programs when you have time to nap, sleep or meditate.

How long will it take to receive my order?
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After purchasing any Brain Sync MP3 program, you have immediate access to your files by logging into your account and clicking the My Downloadable Products tab.

For other orders, our warehouse ships Monday through Friday.

  • Domestic orders - 7 to 10 business days.
  • International orders - 10-14 business days, however, it can take longer depending on customs. International customers are responsible for customs taxes when the package arrives.

I made a purchase. How do I download my files?
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Please use the following instructions to download and save your MP3 files:

1. Log into your account.

2. Click on “My Downloadable Products” on the left side.

3. You will see your programs listed here. There will be both MP3 files and PDF files. You will need to download one at a time. The PDFs are instructions. Click on the title to trigger the download process.

4. A window should open asking you where to save the file. When given the option, click SAVE. Do not click OPEN. By clicking OPEN, a temporary file will play once through and then be gone.

Note: Many customers report more success with Chrome and Firefox instead of Internet Explorer or Safari.

TROUBLESHOOTING

If for some reason the file automatically opens in a new browser window....Right-click and select SAVE TARGET AS, or SAVE LINK AS. Then your files will download to where you specify. If you're not sure where to place the file, save it to your desktop so as to find it easily. For information on how to import the files into your media player program, you will need to refer to your help guide for that program or contact that company helpline (i.e., iTunes, Windows Media, Creative, etc.).

iPads & iPhones & iPod Touch

Our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your phone, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

How do I download my MP3 files to my iPhone/iPad/iPod?
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Unfortunately, our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your Apple products, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

To download your MP3 files to your computer, please follow these instructions:

1. Log into your account.

2. Click on “My Downloadable Products” on the left side.

3. You will see your programs listed here. There will be both MP3 files and PDF files. You will need to download one at a time. The PDFs are instructions. Click on the title to trigger the download process.

4. A window should open asking you where to save the file. When given the option, click SAVE. Do not click OPEN. By clicking OPEN, a temporary file will play once through and then be gone.

Note: Many customers report more success with Chrome and Firefox instead of Internet Explorer or Safari.

What does it mean if it says ¨expired files¨ when downloading?
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There are a limited number of download attempts for each file. If everything works well, you should only need one, but we give you five in case of technical problems. If you are running into problems with an expired file, it is likely that you are opening/streaming the file (usually on an iPhone or iPad)* instead of saving it to your computer. Every time you stream the file counts as one download attempt. Should you ever encounter an expired file, please contact info@brainsync.com so our Brain Sync Team can replenish your available download attempts.

*Please note: our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your phone, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

Why do some tracks require headphones?
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To receive the brain entrainment effect of binaural beats you need to listen with headphones. Slightly different tones are delivered to the brain separately through either ear.

Both sides of the brain function together to "hear" not the external sound signals, but instead, they hear a third phantom beat— which is the exact difference between the two tones.

This subtle shift in frequency creates a pulsating beat that can be felt as a vibration through headphones. It is this vibrating pulse that guides brain activity into specific states of mind, depending on the speed and rhythm of the beat.

If you are interested in knowing more about the science behind Brain Sync, our Brain Wave Therapy section offers extensive details on how the technology works.

How often can I listen to ¨use headphones¨ tracks?
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Because binaural beats featured in the ¨use headphones¨ tracks alter brain activity, it's best to begin with not more than one hour per day. Notice how you feel before and after. And then adjust your listening time accordingly. Most people find that a 30-minutes a day provides excellent results.

The ¨listen anytime¨ tracks do not feature the binaural beat technology and therefore can and should be enjoyed often, especially when using our subliminal messaging programs.

For subliminal programs, what’s the difference between the "Use Headphones" and the "Listen Anytime" tracks?
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The Use Headphones track contains binaural beats along with subliminal messages. Binaural beats guide your brain activity into specific states, while also synchronizing right and left hemispheres. They work with headphones. One or two sessions per day are sufficient to receive the benefits of brain synchronization.

The Listen Anytime track does not require headphones. It contains the same subliminal messages and can be listened to as often as you wish; while working, commuting, or relaxing around the house.

Can I combine multiple brainwave therapy programs?
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Yes. To combine multiple programs successfully, determine which programs you wish to work with initially and at what times of day. For example, you may choose to listen to beta centered programs such as High Focus or Brain Power in the morning or while you work. In the afternoon, you might want an alpha or theta centered program to unwind. And before bed a delta centered program.

Read the descriptions of each brain state to determine what kind of mental energy you desire, and at which time of day.

In addition, you can listen to subliminals all day long over speakers, but it’s not recommended to listen with headphones for more than one hour per day.

If you are working with a particular goal, such as weight loss or attracting wealth, we recommend that you listen to those once a day for a period of 4 to 6 weeks. 30 to 60 minutes per day is sufficient to establish a change.

With the Secret Universal Mind Meditation, you can listen at a time when you want to meditate or while falling asleep.

Everyone has their own signature brain wave activity, which changes throughout the day. Explore what works best for you. Notice how a particular program impacts you at various times. Trust yourself to know what’s right for you. And by all means, feel free to experiment!

How long before I notice results?
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Most people notice results the first time they listen. If you wish to establish a new habit or brainwave pattern, we recommend listening daily for six weeks and after that, as needed. For example, if you are working with a particular goal, such as weight loss or attracting wealth, we recommend that you listen to those once a day for a period of 4 to 6 weeks. 30 to 60 minutes per day is sufficient to establish a change.

You can also use binaural beats as a pill. Say you’re having trouble sleeping one night, listen to any of the sleep programs to help you get a good night’s sleep.

Similarly, listen to focus centered programs (beta and gamma) when you want to amp up your powers of concentration.

Listen to alpha and theta programs to chill out, relax, daydream, brainstorm, or meditate.

I am not a fluent/native English speaker, can I still benefit from subliminal messaging?
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If you can speak and understand English as a second language, then our subliminal programs work fine! Your brain is so powerful it can process far more than we realize.

If you know a little English, this would be a good opportunity to learn more. Read the affirmations that come with the subliminal programs (found on the products' pages). When you understand them, the subliminal messages will work effectively.

Are the frequencies or subliminal messages getting stripped away when burning a CD or importing tracks to an MP3 player?
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No. Due to the way Kelly Howell has designed the Brain Sync products, the frequencies and/or subliminal messages will always transfer to your MP3 audio player from the CD or MP3 file.

Will Binaural Beats work if I’m hearing impaired?
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Binaural beats create a pulsating vibration. So even though you may not “hear” them fully due to hearing impairment, brain cells resonate in response to the pulsating beat. So they will be felt and have the brainwave entrainment effect

How does Brain Sync compare to other programs?
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Kelly Howell, creator of Brain Sync, pioneered the use of binaural beats and meditation since 1985. Brain Sync programs and the frequencies used are based on biofeedback and brain research. As a meditation expert and guide Kelly brings a depth of knowledge and understanding to the exploration of states of consciousness. And utmost care is taken to ensure high standards of quality and effectiveness.

Read below for a discussion on how the different brain wave therapy options compared to other companies.

Tobi As

I've tried Holosync and Brain Sync. l've been using Holosync for 2 years now, and it is changing my life. I think if you want to have a miracle tool which can transform your entire life, then Holosync is worth the time spent (along with the pleasurable effects and sometimes "oneness" feelings after the meditation, which last the whole day for me). But, Brain Sync works much quicker than Holosync. I used some Brain Sync CDs on and off, and I can say that the effects were always immediate. Also, if you have specific problems, then you can address them with Brain Sync. With Holosync you address all problems, but it takes more time, patience, and money.

Pat Whitman

I have recently tried Ecosync products. Not as immediate an effect as with Kelly Howell, but still pleasant. Perhaps needs more time.

Pirojgar Yatha

I didn't care at all for Holosync....Jeffrey Thomson is good, as is Dick Sutphen and Alisha Tamburi, and i have almost all of Kelly Howells work...Brain Sync is very, very good, have been using them for years...

Dave Fulton

I've tried Holosync as well as Kelly Howell's productions...By far, Kelly's work is superior...Several of her works have been very beneficial for me in overcoming issues or enhancing my life in other ways...

Elizabeth M. Pena

They are wonderful, I recommend them to everyone. I hold a class every Friday using these tapes for meditation.

Stacy Sheasby

Tried loads- Intelligent warrior - Very good. Paul Scheele - quite good. Paul Mckenna - quite good. Holosync - very intense - didn't buy into the expense of it, but the dive CD was great. Best of the best - Kelly Howell - keep going back for more. Used Attract Love, The Secret, Faith, Winning, plus many more.  Just got to find what works for you, but I highly recommend this product, as it transformed my life. Namaste.

Wilhelm Haas

I'm using Brainwave Entrainment Programs from various sources, but "Brain Sync" was my first experience years ago and I still like them so far. As I did not try Kelly Howell's "Guided Programs," I can only talk about my experiences with her other products, and they range from "poor" (her Sleeping-CD does not work on me at all) to "excellent" (most of her other products, to mention: "Sacred Ground", "Brain Power", "Deep Meditation", etc...).

Denise Raymond Gehr

I would say without a doubt, Kelly Howell has changed my life. I have listened to other programs that cost a small fortune. Kelly Howell offers much more. Her words really do become your thoughts. I am a new person. Everyone notices. My friends, my daughter, my whole family is doing it. Her words are spoken so sweetly and softly. Thank you, Kelly Howell!! I would love to be a rep. for your company, I guess I already am. Believe in it.. It truly is a jewel...

How do I listen to audio samples before purchasing?
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Audio samples of Brain Sync programs are available in MP3 formats. You may use any current audio player that supports MP3 files.

You can also find extended audio samples of our programs by visiting the product page and clicking the Youtube link.

What are the different types of brainwave therapy programs, and what does each offer?
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Gamma and Beta brainwave centered programs are associated with cognition and concentration. These may be listened to while working or engaged in an activity that requires your attention. It is not recommended to listen to programs that contain Beta and Gamma waves in the evening or before bed, because they keep you focused and alert.

Alpha brainwave centered programs are associated with relaxation, visualization and creativity.

Theta brainwave centered programs are associated with, hypnotic trance states, heightened receptivity, increased memory, and advanced meditation.

Delta brainwave centered programs are associated with healing, detached awareness, and sleep. They affect you at a very deep subconscious level.

Brainwave centered programs are intended for adults only and are strongly not recommended for babies or children under the age of 15, as their brains are still developing.

Why do some tracks require headphones?
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To receive the brain entrainment effect of binaural beats you need to listen with headphones. Slightly different tones are delivered to the brain separately through either ear.

Both sides of the brain function together to "hear" not the external sound signals, but instead, they hear a third phantom beat— which is the exact difference between the two tones.

This subtle shift in frequency creates a pulsating beat that can be felt as a vibration through headphones. It is this vibrating pulse that guides brain activity into specific states of mind, depending on the speed and rhythm of the beat.

If you are interested in knowing more about the science behind Brain Sync, our Brain Wave Therapy section offers extensive details on how the technology works.

Which programs have NO guidance?
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Which programs contain subliminal messages?
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The only programs that contain subliminal messages are the ones clearly labeled subliminal. None of the Brainwave Therapy or Guided Meditation CDs and MP3s contain subliminal messages.

 Can I combine multiple brainwave therapy programs?
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Yes. To combine multiple programs successfully, determine which programs you wish to work with initially and at what times of day. For example, you may choose to listen to beta centered programs such as High Focus or Brain Power in the morning or while you work. In the afternoon, you might want an alpha or theta centered program to unwind. And before bed a delta centered program.

Read the descriptions of each brain state to determine what kind of mental energy you desire, and at which time of day.

In addition, you can listen to subliminals all day long over speakers, but it’s not recommended to listen with headphones for more than one hour per day.

If you are working with a particular goal, such as weight loss or attracting wealth, we recommend that you listen to those once a day for a period of 4 to 6 weeks. 30 to 60 minutes per day is sufficient to establish a change.

With the Secret Universal Mind Meditation, you can listen at a time when you want to meditate or while falling asleep.

Everyone has their own signature brain wave activity, which changes throughout the day. Explore what works best for you. Notice how a particular program impacts you at various times. Trust yourself to know what’s right for you. And by all means, feel free to experiment!

What is a Brainwave Subliminal, and what does it offer?
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Brainwave subliminals combine two powerful technologies --- Subliminal Messages and Brainwave Therapy.

Subliminal messages are recorded just below normal levels of hearing to bypass conscious resistance. Even though you can't hear the subliminal messages they are there and are received by the subconscious mind to influence thoughts, beliefs, and actions.

With most all subliminal programs, there are two tracks:

  • The “listen anytime” track contains subliminal messages with a music or soundscape overlay. This format can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere without headphones.
  • The “use headphones” track contains subliminal messages with binaural beat brainwave frequencies. This format is best experienced with headphones as the binaural beats work to synchronize the hemispheres of your brain, making you more receptive to the messaging. Enjoy this format at a time when you will not be disturbed and are NOT operating a vehicle.

Although some subliminal programs may contain the same music tracks, each program still has its own unique combination of brainwave frequencies and subliminal messages specific to the title.

Do your subliminal audio programs have spoken words?
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Yes, subliminal messages are embedded in the music, just below a fully audible level. You might hear slight whispers underneath the music, if your hearing is good. For most people, all that you'll be aware of hearing is the music. After listening for a few days, you'll feel and notice positive changes occuring.

How do I know what messages I am receiving?
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All the subliminal messages are listed on the product page of the title you have chosen. They are repeated throughout the program. There are no other messages included in the program other than what is listed— that is Kelly Howell's promise to you.

For subliminal programs, what’s the difference between the "Use Headphones" and the "Listen Anytime" tracks?
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The Use Headphones track contains binaural beats along with subliminal messages. Binaural beats guide your brain activity into specific states, while also synchronizing right and left hemispheres. They work with headphones. One or two sessions per day are sufficient to receive the benefits of brain synchronization.

The Listen Anytime track does not require headphones. It contains the same subliminal messages and can be listened to as often as you wish; while working, commuting, or relaxing around the house.

I am not a fluent/native English speaker, can I still benefit from subliminal messaging?
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If you can speak and understand English as a second language, then our subliminal programs work fine! Your brain is so powerful it can process far more than we realize.

If you know a little English, this would be a good opportunity to learn more. Read the affirmations that come with the subliminal programs (found on the products' pages). When you understand them, the subliminal messages will work effectively.

Are the frequencies or subliminal messages getting stripped away when burning a CD or importing tracks to an MP3 player?
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No. Due to the way Kelly Howell has designed the Brain Sync products, the frequencies and/or subliminal messages will always transfer to your MP3 audio player from the CD or MP3 file.

Can I listen to subliminal tracks while driving?
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With most all subliminal programs, there are two tracks:

  • The “listen anytime” track contains subliminal messages with a music or soundscape overlay. This format can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere without headphones.
  • The “use headphones” track contains subliminal messages with binaural beat brainwave frequencies. This format is best experienced with headphones as the binaural beats work to synchronize the hemispheres of your brain, making you more receptive to the messaging. Enjoy this format at a time when you will not be disturbed and are NOT operating a vehicle.

Will Binaural Beats work if I’m hearing impaired?
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Binaural beats create a pulsating vibration. So even though you may not “hear” them fully due to hearing impairment, brain cells resonate in response to the pulsating beat. So they will be felt and have the brainwave entrainment effect

Are the subliminal messages getting stripped away when converted to MP3?
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The subliminal messages are not actually outside of your hearing range. They are embedded within the music. In other words, when recordings are mixed and the subliminal track is isolated without the music it is actually fully audible until the music is overlayed. Although you cannot consciously hear the suggestions, your subconscious is receiving the programming.

When can I expect to see results?
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As is true for all of our products, personal experiences vary. Many people experience results after the first listening. Since our subliminal audio programs do have a cumulative effect, we recommend you listen daily for the first 6 weeks, then as needed to achieve the results you desire. Experiment with the programs you selected to find what works best for you.

What is your return/exchange policy?
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CD Purchases - 60 Day Money Back Guarantee

If you are not satisfied with your CD purchase, just return it within 60 days and Brain Sync will gladly exchange it or issue a refund, no questions asked. During this time you can exchange or return your CD. Mail the CD to Brain Sync, PO Box 3120, Ashland, OR, 97520. Please include a copy of your Brain Sync receipt. Let us know if you would like a refund or exchange for another program. Please be sure to list the CD title you would like in exchange. Sorry, shipping and handling charges are non-refundable.

MP3 Downloads - Are Non-refundable or Exchangeable

Choose wisely. Due to the high level of fraud with downloading music, mp3 downloads are NOT returnable, exchangeable, or refundable. If you are uncertain about your choice, and would like to try it, please purchase a CD instead to take full advantage of the Brain Sync money back guarantee. We also recommend listening to the audio samples provided on each product’s page.

How long will it take to receive my order?
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After purchasing any Brain Sync MP3 program, you have immediate access to your files by logging into your account and clicking the My Downloadable Products tab.

For other orders, our warehouse ships Monday through Friday.

  • Domestic orders - 7 to 10 business days.
  • International orders - 10-14 business days, however, it can take longer depending on customs. International customers are responsible for customs taxes when the package arrives.

I made a purchase. How do I download my files?
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Please use the following instructions to download and save your MP3 files:

1. Log into your account.

2. Click on “My Downloadable Products” on the left side.

3. You will see your programs listed here. There will be both MP3 files and PDF files. You will need to download one at a time. The PDFs are instructions. Click on the title to trigger the download process.

4. A window should open asking you where to save the file. When given the option, click SAVE. Do not click OPEN. By clicking OPEN, a temporary file will play once through and then be gone.

Note: Many customers report more success with Chrome and Firefox instead of Internet Explorer or Safari.

TROUBLESHOOTING

If for some reason the file automatically opens in a new browser window....Right-click and select SAVE TARGET AS, or SAVE LINK AS. Then your files will download to where you specify. If you're not sure where to place the file, save it to your desktop so as to find it easily. For information on how to import the files into your media player program, you will need to refer to your help guide for that program or contact that company helpline (i.e., iTunes, Windows Media, Creative, etc.).

iPads & iPhones & iPod Touch

Our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your phone, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

Can I place my Brain Sync order by phone?
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Please feel free to call Customer Care toll free at 800-984-SYNC, Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM PST.

Will my personal information be kept private?
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Yes. All information submitted is kept confidential. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Is my credit card information secure?
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Yes. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

I made a purchase. How do I download my files?
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Please use the following instructions to download and save your MP3 files:

1. Log into your account.

2. Click on “My Downloadable Products” on the left side.

3. You will see your programs listed here. There will be both MP3 files and PDF files. You will need to download one at a time. The PDFs are instructions. Click on the title to trigger the download process.

4. A window should open asking you where to save the file. When given the option, click SAVE. Do not click OPEN. By clicking OPEN, a temporary file will play once through and then be gone.

Note: Many customers report more success with Chrome and Firefox instead of Internet Explorer or Safari.

TROUBLESHOOTING

If for some reason the file automatically opens in a new browser window....Right-click and select SAVE TARGET AS, or SAVE LINK AS. Then your files will download to where you specify. If you're not sure where to place the file, save it to your desktop so as to find it easily. For information on how to import the files into your media player program, you will need to refer to your help guide for that program or contact that company helpline (i.e., iTunes, Windows Media, Creative, etc.).

iPads & iPhones & iPod Touch

Our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your phone, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

How do I download my MP3 files to my iPhone/iPad/iPod?
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Unfortunately, our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your Apple products, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

To download your MP3 files to your computer, please follow these instructions:

1. Log into your account.

2. Click on “My Downloadable Products” on the left side.

3. You will see your programs listed here. There will be both MP3 files and PDF files. You will need to download one at a time. The PDFs are instructions. Click on the title to trigger the download process.

4. A window should open asking you where to save the file. When given the option, click SAVE. Do not click OPEN. By clicking OPEN, a temporary file will play once through and then be gone.

Note: Many customers report more success with Chrome and Firefox instead of Internet Explorer or Safari.

What does it mean if it says ¨expired files¨ when downloading?
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There are a limited number of download attempts for each file. If everything works well, you should only need one, but we give you five in case of technical problems. If you are running into problems with an expired file, it is likely that you are opening/streaming the file (usually on an iPhone or iPad)* instead of saving it to your computer. Every time you stream the file counts as one download attempt. Should you ever encounter an expired file, please contact info@brainsync.com so our Brain Sync Team can replenish your available download attempts.

*Please note: our MP3s cannot be downloaded directly to an iPad, iPod or iPhone as Apple does not allow MP3 downloads from outside companies to be downloaded and added to the music app. To enjoy your Brain Sync programs on your phone, you can first download the files to your computer, import them into iTunes, and then sync to your mobile device. You can also check out this helpful video we made that explains a quick work-around so you can download your Brain Sync MP3s directly to your mobile device.

Where can I get a media player for my computer?
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You can simply download a free copy of ITunes from the Apple website!

Are the frequencies or subliminal messages getting stripped away when burning a CD or importing tracks to an MP3 player?
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No. Due to the way Kelly Howell has designed the Brain Sync products, the frequencies and/or subliminal messages will always transfer to your MP3 audio player from the CD or MP3 file.

What are the requirements for MP3 download?
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All Brain Sync MP3 downloads include the entire content of the original CD. Each MP3 file has been individually re-mastered for the highest quality sound reproduction. iTunes friendly, we use the standard MP3 format, so our digital files will play on virtually any computer or audio device.

Because of the size of these files, we recommend only users with access to a broadband Internet connection purchase MP3 downloads. Download files average around 80MB in size; two CD sets are typically around 160MB.

After checkout, you can immediately access your file and download it from your account dashboard "My downloadable products" tab  - Also, as a convenience, we allow multiple download attempts should your connection be interupted during your download process.

Before you download, be sure you are familiar with your own computer set up and requirements, as each computer setting is different and has different download procedures.  

Listening Guide: how and when to listen to the different types of brainwave therapy programs and what they offer
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Theta and Alpha-Centered Programs

Alpha brainwave centered programs are associated with relaxation, visualization, and creativity. Theta brainwaves are associated with hypnotic trance states, heightened receptivity, increased memory, and advanced meditation.

Programs such as Total RelaxationDeep LearningDeep Insight, all the meditation programs, and the "Use Headphones" track of the Subliminals will induce altered states of deep relaxation. These programs are designed to be listened to when you will not be disturbed and when you are able to sit or lie down for 30 to 60 minutes of meditation or rest. Theta and Alpha-centered programs are not designed to be used while driving, working or engaging in any activities other than conscious relaxation.

If you are using a program such as Deep Learning or Brain Power for study, try listening before you study, or after, while relaxing and reviewing material you need to store in long-term memory.

Beta/Gamma-Centered Programs

Gamma and Beta brainwave centered programs are associated with cognition and concentration. These programs, like High Focus may be listened to through headphones while working or engaged in an activity that requires you to pay attention. Athletes like to use it right before a game because it improves hand-eye coordination. It is not recommended to listen to programs that contain Beta and Gamma waves in the evening or before bed, because they keep you focused and alert.

Other Beta programs in our catalog harmonically layer Delta, Theta or Alpha waves, so it’s not recommended to use those programs while driving as they tend to be more relaxing and meditational than the pure Beta program, High Focus.

Delta-Centered Programs

Delta centered programs are associated with healing, detached awareness, and sleep. They affect you at a very deep subconscious level. Programs such as Sound Sleep and Healing Meditation will also induce altered states so listen to these programs when you have time to nap, sleep or meditate.

Will Binaural Beats work if I’m hearing impaired?
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Binaural beats create a pulsating vibration. So even though you may not “hear” them fully due to hearing impairment, brain cells resonate in response to the pulsating beat. So they will be felt and have the brainwave entrainment effect.

How often can I listen to ¨use headphones¨ tracks?
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Because binaural beats featured in the ¨use headphones¨ tracks alter brain activity, it's best to begin with not more than one hour per day. Notice how you feel before and after. And then adjust your listening time accordingly. Most people find that a 30-minutes a day provides excellent results.

The ¨listen anytime¨ tracks do not feature the binaural beat technology and therefore can and should be enjoyed often, especially when using our subliminal messaging programs.

Can I listen to Brain Sync while pregnant?
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Yes, it is absolutely safe. The only program not recommended is Awakening Kundalini. Awakening Kundalini has advanced yogic breathing techniques that may or may not be good to practice while pregnant. All other audios are completely safe to use.

Can children listen to Brain Sync?
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Brain Wave Therapy is intended for adults and not recommended for babies or children under the age of 15, as their brains are still developing. If brainwave therapy is used for a child, it should only be under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

Biofeedback or neurofeedback therapists are an excellent place to start exploring possibilities for resolving learning, sleep, concentration and focusing disorders. Specific and correct frequencies (programs) may then be prescribed after a child's brain wave patterns are analyzed.

Can I listen to binaural beats while driving?
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No. It’s not advisable to listen to any brainwave entrainment programs while driving or operating a machine of any kind.

Can I listen to subliminal tracks while driving?
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With most all subliminal programs, there are two tracks:

  • The “listen anytime” track contains subliminal messages with a music or soundscape overlay. This format can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere without headphones.
  • The “use headphones” track contains subliminal messages with binaural beat brainwave frequencies. This format is best experienced with headphones as the binaural beats work to synchronize the hemispheres of your brain, making you more receptive to the messaging. Enjoy this format at a time when you will not be disturbed and are NOT operating a vehicle.

Listening Guide: how and when to listen to the different types of brainwave therapy programs and what they offer
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Theta and Alpha-Centered Programs

Alpha brainwave centered programs are associated with relaxation, visualization, and creativity. Theta brainwaves are associated with hypnotic trance states, heightened receptivity, increased memory, and advanced meditation.

Programs such as Total RelaxationDeep LearningDeep Insight, all the meditation programs, and the "Use Headphones" track of the Subliminals will induce altered states of deep relaxation. These programs are designed to be listened to when you will not be disturbed and when you are able to sit or lie down for 30 to 60 minutes of meditation or rest. Theta and Alpha-centered programs are not designed to be used while driving, working or engaging in any activities other than conscious relaxation.

If you are using a program such as Deep Learning or Brain Power for study, try listening before you study, or after, while relaxing and reviewing material you need to store in long-term memory.

Beta/Gamma-Centered Programs

Gamma and Beta brainwave centered programs are associated with cognition and concentration. These programs, like High Focus may be listened to through headphones while working or engaged in an activity that requires you to pay attention. Athletes like to use it right before a game because it improves hand-eye coordination. It is not recommended to listen to programs that contain Beta and Gamma waves in the evening or before bed, because they keep you focused and alert.

Other Beta programs in our catalog harmonically layer Delta, Theta or Alpha waves, so it’s not recommended to use those programs while driving as they tend to be more relaxing and meditational than the pure Beta program, High Focus.

Delta-Centered Programs

Delta centered programs are associated with healing, detached awareness, and sleep. They affect you at a very deep subconscious level. Programs such as Sound Sleep and Healing Meditation will also induce altered states so listen to these programs when you have time to nap, sleep or meditate.

Why do some tracks require headphones?
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To receive the brain entrainment effect of binaural beats you need to listen with headphones. Slightly different tones are delivered to the brain separately through either ear.

Both sides of the brain function together to "hear" not the external sound signals, but instead, they hear a third phantom beat— which is the exact difference between the two tones.

This subtle shift in frequency creates a pulsating beat that can be felt as a vibration through headphones. It is this vibrating pulse that guides brain activity into specific states of mind, depending on the speed and rhythm of the beat.

If you are interested in knowing more about the science behind Brain Sync, our Brain Wave Therapy section offers extensive details on how the technology works.

How often can I listen to ¨use headphones¨ tracks?
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Because binaural beats featured in the ¨use headphones¨ tracks alter brain activity, it's best to begin with not more than one hour per day. Notice how you feel before and after. And then adjust your listening time accordingly. Most people find that a 30-minutes a day provides excellent results.

The ¨listen anytime¨ tracks do not feature the binaural beat technology and therefore can and should be enjoyed often, especially when using our subliminal messaging programs.

How long before I notice results?
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Most people notice results the first time they listen. If you wish to establish a new habit or brainwave pattern, we recommend listening daily for six weeks and after that, as needed. For example, if you are working with a particular goal, such as weight loss or attracting wealth, we recommend that you listen to those once a day for a period of 4 to 6 weeks. 30 to 60 minutes per day is sufficient to establish a change.

You can also use binaural beats as a pill. Say you’re having trouble sleeping one night, listen to any of the sleep programs to help you get a good night’s sleep.

Similarly, listen to focus centered programs (beta and gamma) when you want to amp up your powers of concentration.

Listen to alpha and theta programs to chill out, relax, daydream, brainstorm, or meditate.

Why should I limit my listening time to 30-60 minutes per day?
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Brain Sync Brain Wave Therapy alters the electrical activity in your brain. It is a powerful change that only requires 30 to 60 minutes per day, for a period of 4-6 weeks to experience the program's benefits.  More is not always better. Too much listening may make you feel a little disoriented or spaced out.

Also, be sure the frequencies you are listening to work with your day's activities. For example, listening to Gamma or Beta waves will stimulate alertness. Delta will slow down brain activity and help you go to sleep. Depending on which program you're listening to, you will be slowing down or revving up brain activity. Listening to Delta or Theta waves in the morning might make you feel spaced-out during the day. Too much beta can make you hyper or interfere with sleep and so on.

With the subliminals, Track 1 can be listened to all day and does not require headphones.

Everyone has their own signature brain wave activity, which changes throughout the day. Experiment,  as the optimal time of day will vary per individual. Pay special attention to how a particular program impacts you at various times of day. A program that is right, will feel right. Trust yourself and notice how you felt before and how you feel after.

What type of headphones should I use?
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Any headphones or ear buds will work. All Brain Sync programs are recorded and mastered to work with even the most inexpensive headphones available.

Choose headphones that are light and comfortable, so you can forget that they are there and fully enjoy your experience. Other options, try our SleepPhones.

Can I use noise canceling headphones?
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Most all noise canceling headphones work with Brain Sync. However, you'll find that noise canceling headphones affect the quality of any music and sound.

Regular headphones or our SleepPhones provide a more accurate delivery of sound as it was mastered. Compare for yourself and see what sounds and feels best.

The tones used to create binaural beat frequencies throughout the entire Brain Sync audio library are created with tones that fall within the range of 90 to 150 hertz. Noise Cancellation headphones tend to cancel out extremely low frequencies, but you can check with the manufacturer to see what frequency range they are canceling to be sure that frequencies within this range are not eliminated.

I can't sleep with headphones.
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We carry what we believe to be the best two available options for this problem. Our SleepPhones are a popular choice.

What is the difference between the “In App Shop” and the “Shop Google Play Store” menu?
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These are two separate ways of purchasing Brain Sync audio albums. Purchasing via the “In App Shop” menu will unlock your purchased audio albums for direct playback inside of the Meditate Me app itself. You will not be able to play these albums anywhere outside of the app.

Purchasing through the “Shop Google Play Store” menu will take you to the Google Play Store. Albums purchased here will not be playable inside of the app, and will be available for download and playback from your Google Play account.

Where is the album I purchased?
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First determine if you purchased the album from the “In App Shop” or from the “Google Play Store”

If you purchased from the “In App Shop”, the album you purchased will now be unlocked for you to play here, inside of the “In App Shop” menu.

If you purchased from the Google Play Store, you will need to access your purchase from Google Play Music, on your mobile device or through your computer’s browser.

I purchased an album in the In App Shop, it shows it as unlocked, but when I open it there is no content. What’s wrong?
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Try deleting and reinstalling the app when you have a strong wifi connection.

If that doesn’t resolve the issue, please notify support@meditate.me

How do I download a meditation for offline use?
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Make sure that you have a strong internet connection, wi-fi is preferable. Do not move around while the meditation is downloading as sometimes this can interrupt the download. Once you see the cloud icon disappear and the “download successful” confirmation, you are now ready to play the audio directly from your device.

I purchased an album in the In App Shop, can I play it on other devices or download an .mp3 version?
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Albums purchased from the In App Shop can only be played inside of the Meditate Me app. There is no way to move audio in or out of the app itself. 

I purchased an album from the “Shop Google Play Store” menu of the app, why am I not able to play it inside of the app?
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The “Shop Google Play Store” menu provides a link to the Google Play Store, where you can purchase albums to stream and download from Google Play Music. Even though you accessed the Google Play Store from the Meditate Me app, there is no way to play these albums inside of the app. You will need to play or download them from the Google Play Music app or from your Google Play account in your internet browser.

Can I import my other Brain Sync albums into the app?
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Only content purchased from the “In App Shop” menu can be played back inside of the app. No content can be imported or exported from the app.

Only a portion of the entire track is playing, what happened?
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It’s possible that the track did not download properly. Please connect to a strong internet connection and download again until you see the “download successful” confirmation.

If streaming, please ensure that you have a strong enough signal to stream the content.

I thought this meditation was going to have guided instructions. Why aren’t there any words?
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It’s possible that you purchased an album from the “Subliminals” catalog. Please visit our website to find out if you purchased a Subliminals album, and read more about subliminals and how to use them: https://www.brainsync.com/collections/subliminals

What is the difference between the “In App Shop” and the “Shop iTunes Store” menu?
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These are two separate ways of purchasing Brain Sync audio albums. Purchasing via the “In App Shop” menu will unlock your purchased audio albums for direct playback inside of the Meditate Me app itself. You will not be able to play these albums anywhere outside of the app.

Purchasing through the “Shop iTunes Store” menu will take you to the iTunes Store. Albums purchased here will not be playable inside of the app, and will be available for download and playback on any of your Apple devices that are linked to your iTunes account. On your iPhone, this would be the native Music app.

Where is the album I purchased?
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First determine if you purchased the album from the “In App Shop” or from the “iTunes Store”

If you purchased from the “In App Shop”, the album you purchased will now be unlocked for you to play here, inside of the “In App Shop” menu.

If you purchased from the iTunes store, you will need to browse through your library on the native iPhone Music app, and locate the album for playback or download.

I purchased an album in the In App Shop, it shows it as unlocked, but when I open it there is no content. What’s wrong?
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Try deleting and reinstalling the app when you have a strong wifi connection.

If that doesn’t resolve the issue, please notify support@meditate.me

How do I download a meditation for offline use?
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Make sure that you have a strong internet connection, wi-fi is preferable. Do not move around while the meditation is downloading as sometimes this can interrupt the download. Once you see the cloud icon disappear and the “download successful” confirmation, you are now ready to play the audio directly from your device.

I purchased an album in the In App Shop, can I play it on other devices or download an .mp3 version?
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Albums purchased from the In App Shop can only be played inside of the Meditate Me app. There is no way to move audio in or out of the app itself. If you want a downloadable .mp3 version, please visit: http://www.brainsync.com/audio-store.html.

I purchased an album from the “Shop iTunes Store” menu of the app, why am I not able to play it inside of the app?
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The “Shop iTunes Store” menu provides a link to the iTunes Store, where you can purchase albums to stream and download across Apple devices. Even though you accessed the iTunes Store from the Meditate Me app, there is no way to play these albums inside of the app. You will need to play them in the native Music app, in iTunes or on any device that is using the same iTunes account that you used to make the purchase.

Can I import my other Brain Sync albums into the app?
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Only content purchased from the “In App Shop” menu can be played back inside of the app. No content can be imported or exported from the app.

Only a portion of the entire track is playing, what happened?
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It’s possible that the track did not download properly. Please connect to a strong internet connection and download again until you see the “download successful” confirmation.

If streaming, please ensure that you have a strong enough signal to stream the content.

I thought this meditation was going to have guided instructions. Why aren’t there any words?
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It’s possible that you purchased an album from the “Subliminals” catalog. Please visit our website to find out if you purchased a Subliminals album, and read more about subliminals and how to use them: https://www.brainsync.com/collections/subliminals

Return Policy & Guarantee
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CD Purchases - 60 Day Money Back Guarantee

If you are not satisfied with your CD purchase, just return it within 60 days and Brain Sync will gladly exchange it or issue a refund, no questions asked. During this time you can exchange or return your CD. Mail the CD to Brain Sync, PO Box 3120, Ashland, OR, 97520. Please include a copy of your Brain Sync receipt. Let us know if you would like a refund or exchange for another program. Please be sure to list the CD title you would like in exchange. Sorry, shipping and handling charges are non-refundable.

MP3 Downloads - Are Non-refundable or Exchangeable

Choose wisely. Due to the high level of fraud with downloading music, mp3 downloads are NOT returnable, exchangeable, or refundable. If you are uncertain about your choice, and would like to try it, please purchase a CD instead to take full advantage of the Brain Sync money back guarantee. We also recommend listening to the audio samples provided on each product’s page.

What if brain wave technology doesn't work for me?
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We're so proud of our product that we guarantee that you'll be 100% satisfied with your purchase. But if it's not right for you for any reason, we will gladly exchange it or issue a full refund within 60 days of the date of purchase. **Note: Due to the high level of fraud in music downloads - MP3 purchases are not returnable, exchangeable or refundable.

The Vibrational State - What it is all about?
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The following article on The Vibrational State is provided by William Buhlman, author of Out of Body Adventures and The Secret of the Soul.

Internal vibrations and sounds are often the early indications of an approaching out-of-body experience. I refer to the inner sounds and vibrations as the vibrational state. These vibrations are commonly reported to begin at the head, neck and stomach area and spread throughout the entire body. They are often accompanied by numbness, paralysis and noises such as a buzzing, humming or roaring sound.

According to an extensive national out-of-body survey conducted by Dr. Steward Twemlow in 1979, fifty-five percent of the three hundred and thirty-nine participants reported "a sense of energy" during their out-of-body experience. In addition, fifty percent stated they felt the vibrations in their body and thirty-eight percent heard noises in the early stages of their experience. According to the survey, the most commonly reported noises were buzzing (29%), roaring (19%) and music or singing (16%).

In the beginning it's helpful to notice any internal inner signals you may experience during sleep, dreams, and as you are waking. Pay close attention to any unusual vibratory feelings or sounds even if they are subtle. Many people routinely experience vibration sensations and sounds, but disregard them as dream-related or as unexplained physical phenomena.

Your recognition and response to these sensations and sounds will, many times, determine how successful your separation process becomes. Some people are so startled by the sensations and sounds they think of their physical body - this causes an instant return to the physical.

Your positive reaction to your personal vibrational signals will assist you to take advantage of every opportunity to separate from your physical body and experience the ultimate adventure. The more knowledgeable and prepared you are about the initial sensations and sounds associated with out-of-body exploration, the more success you are likely to achieve. Recognition and response to the Vibrational State is an important step in preparation. The following is presented to help you recognize the internal sensations and sounds associated with the initial phases of an out-of-body experience.

Common Vibrational Signals:

  • Buzzing, humming or roaring sounds
  • Unusual tingling or energy sensations
  • Voices, laughter, or your name being called out
  • Heaviness or sinking
  • Numbness or paralysis in any part of your body
  • Weightlessness or spreading lightness
  • Any internal vibrations out of norm
  • Electrical-like sense of energy
  • Footsteps or other sounds of a person's presence
  • Internal rocking, spinning, or movement of any kind
  • Arms or legs lifting while asleep
  • Surge of energy flowing through your body
  • Any noise out of the norm, wind

What is vivid dream-like imagery?
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When you are meditating and you've entered a deep theta state it's common to see extremely vivid flashes of imagery. These images may appear more real and vivid than your daily life --like High Definition TV. Sometimes the imagery is so striking and bright it can startle you out of your reverie.

Theta rests on the border of sleep and in the deepest state of theta you are literally in a waking dream. With practice you can maintain this timeless state for longer periods without falling into the unconsciousness of sleep.

What sensations are commonly experienced in deep altered states?
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In deep altered states it's common to experience sensations, such as the sense of spinning, floating or even rushes of vibrational energy. Theta is often called the twighlight state because we normally only experience it between waking and sleep. As you become more familiar with theta meditation these sensations feel pleasant and let you know that you've entered a deep meditative state. At first, they might cause some concern or even fear, but that is only because they are new to you.

If you are uncomfortable with these sensations, you can stop them at anytime by opening your eyes and focusing on the outer world.

What is sleep paralysis?
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Sleep paralysis occurs sometimes when a person is waking from or falling into REM sleep, the state in which most  vivid dreams occur. During REM sleep, the muscles of the body, excluding the eye muscles and those responsible for circulation and respiration, are immobilized by orders from a nerve center in the lower brain. This prevents us from acting out our dreams. Occasionally, this paralysis turns on or remains active while the person's mind is fully awake and aware of the world.

Sleep Paralysis is a common occurance, we don't normally know about it, because we are usually asleep and dreaming when it occurs. Awareness of this altered state can be surprising at first, but there is nothing to fear.

Some of the experiences people have reported during sleep paralysis are: "I can't move my body,"  "I feel completely removed from myself," "feeling of being separated from my body," "eerie, rushing vibrations," and hearing "hissing in the ears," and "roaring in the head." These events are well documented in OBE experiences and are also called The Vibrational State. If you are wanting to have a conscious OBE experience, sleep paralysis signals the onset of being able to "separate consciousness" from the body.