Entries by LL

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What is Receptive Sound Therapy and how can it help me?

What makes SonicTonic unique is its expertly crafted tonics. All you need to do is sit back, relax, plug in your headphones and let the relaxing sounds take you on a journey. You don’t need to learn anything, there’s no meditation involved, instead each and every tonic administers a good strong dose of Receptive Sound […]

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Autosuggestion: How positive Affirmations Influence the Way You Think and Feel

  Autosuggestion trains the subconscious mind to influence the way a person thinks, perceives and believes. As well as implementing the power of positive thinking, it builds on such techniques as Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Autogenic Training, Active Imagination and other tried and tested psychological methods. Emile Coué (1857-1926) was a French pharmacist and pioneer of autosuggestion. Coué who, […]

The Noise That Will Help You Sleep Better

In a study at China’s Peking University, an impressive 75% of study participants reported more restful sleep when exposed to pink noise. It was discovered that it regulates your brain waves, which is a hallmark of super-restful sleep. A pink noise programme is available for free in the SonicTonic app. Get it here. Read the […]

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How the Shape of Your Ears Affects What You Hear

An important affect of using SonicTonic is the altered state of consciousness that is experienced largely due to the movement of sound caused by panning, ASMR and virtual surround sound software. Interestingly, the experience and identification of positioning varies from person to person.  Neuroscientists from the International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) at […]

Music therapy and pre-recorded music reduced pain

Content: Research at Drexel University in Philadelphia found that music therapy and pre-recorded music reduced pain more than standard treatments in cancer patients. This Study with more than 50 trials to review, was one of the largest ph.D. Joke Bradt participated in. More than 500 participants reported, that they experienced less pain through music therapy. „The evidence suggests that […]

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Music is one of the best methods to fall asleep

Sleep physician Prof. Jürgen Zulley: „Music is monotonous stimulation. And with that you sleep better. I think music is one of the best methods to fall asleep.“ Germany´s most known sleep physician Jürgen Zulley calls music the number one medicine for sleeping disorders. He recommends listening to quite and calming music while its necessary to […]

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Mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women

With 20.1%, mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women.   As the DAK health report 2017 shows, psychological diseases present the largest part of the total cases of illness among women. Reasons for that can be biological, such as hormonal effects, psychosocial, for example education or the abundance of roles […]

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People are taking more sleep medications

Compared to 2010, almost twice as many employed people today take sleeping medications According to the DAK Healthreport 2017, more than twice as many employees take sleeping medication than in 2010. These can negatively affect your health though, causing headaches, sickness or metabolic disturbances. Also, they change the sleep cycles by eliminating the R.E.M. sleep […]

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One in ten workers suffers from insomnia

One in ten workers suffers from particularly severe sleep disorders, so-called insomnia. That’s 60 percent more than in 2010.   The DAK health report 2017 shows that a shockingly high number of 80% of the 18 to 65 year olds says they struggle with falling asleep or sleeping through the night. Especially insomnia, particularly severe […]

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Sleep disorders can have long-term psychological and physical consequences

“Sleep disorders can have long-term psychological and physical consequences like depression and confusion of breathing, heartbeat, hormones and other functions.”   Studies have shown that a growing number of people suffers from sleep disturbances, which can severely affect their health in terms of muscle tension, body temperature, metabolism and other functions. According to a study […]