Moodstreams Guided Meditations and Blog
By Paul Nguyen
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A series of guided meditations featuring nature sounds in which we exercise our creative and spiritual minds by using our imagination. In each meditation we take a virtual trip to a remote location and we imagine using all of our senses to create the complete experience in our own minds.
||The Third and Final New Zealand Sound Recording||I'm proud to announce the release of the last of the New Zealand soundtracks on Moodstreams.com. You might say it's the end of an era, because this officially closes the New Zealand chapter for Moodstreams; all the photos have been published and now all t||26 5 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||The First of the New Zealand Sounds is Here||The first of the soundtracks from the New Zealand recording adventures has been released on moodstreams.com. It's called Shores of Lake Te Anau, and is a simple recording captured down by the water line of New Zealand's famous lake. For folks who like the||18 3 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Preparation for Meditation, or Just for Life||Prepare for Meditation by Releasing Bodily Tension - This podcast, while not part of the Meditation Getaways series of guided meditations, can be seen as a companion to that, or to any exercise in calming the mind. Many people that I've worked with in my||27 4 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Down the River||Meditation Getaways - Down the River - This guided meditation is the 8th in the series, and concludes the first series of Meditation Getaways. In the near future, the first series will be re-released as a retail download available from moodstreams.com. Th||12 8 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Your Secret Garden||Meditation Getaways - Your Secret Garden - This meditation is not about taking a mental vacation so much as it's about creating sanctuary and personal space. We create a secret garden or backyard in our subconscious minds that we can visit at any time to||3 6 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Island Voyage||Meditation Getaways - Island Voyage - We start by relaxing on a tropical beach created entirely in the imagination, paying attention to the various sights, sounds, and textures around us. We spot a giant piece of driftwood from an ancient tree further dow||8 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Summer Twilight||Meditation Getaways - Summer Twilight - Our subconscious mind takes us on a trip to a grassy meadow on a Summer afternoon, with crickets chirping and other insects buzzing about. In the gentle breeze, the tall grass sways back and forth rhythmically like||3 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rejuvenating Rain||Meditation Getaways - Rejuvenating Rain - We take a walk on a rainy day, from an open hillside down to a dense forest of majestic trees. The rain cleanses us of all stress and anxiety, and fills us with positivity. The rain becomes stronger as the meditat||4 2 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Climbing the Mountain||Meditation Getaways - Climbing the Mountain - We journey into the less visited parts of our subconscious minds. There, we find a solitary mountain rising up from a plain that stretches to infinity in all directions. Water trickles down the mountain in tin||29 12 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Ancient Ocean||Meditation Getaways - The Ancient Ocean - In our minds, we take a trip hundreds of millions of years back in time to a prehistoric beach, and experience the young earth's healing energy. We exercise all of our senses in our imagination to vividly create t||11 12 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Meditation Getaways" is here!||Hello relaxers and meditators! I have unveiled the first of my series of guided meditation free podcasts, which I have called "Meditation Getaways". They are designed to be a fun exercise in using imagination, incorporating visual, auditory, kinesthetic,||2 12 2008||Free||View In iTunes|
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I have to say I think this is one of the best series of guided mediations that I own!!!!! I did the 'Down the River' meditation yesterday, just randomly, and I'm still reeling about how calm it left me feeling-it made me want to go right back and repeat the experience! These meditations are great to tune in to whenever you're having a stressful day, no matter what is happening in your life. The nature sound effects are so incredibly realistic you literally do feel as though you are right there. I agree with my fellow reviewer about the voice being a litte monotonous but I personally found myself forgetting about it before long. What I like about this podcast is that it's very much about the individual experience; you are told what to try and see but only up to a point, it's up to you to make the experience your own. It's amazing that this is for free. I would definitely consider buying these nature sound effects from the Mood Streams website. Enjoy!!!!!
This is EXACTLY what I've been looking for. However, the voice issue.... I appreciate this being free but the voice is boring and monotone, dull as can be. Maybe the best result is if I could find something similar spoken by a woman, then I would pay xxx amount. Again I appreciate these podcasts!
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This series is just wonderful; since I started listening a couple of weeks ago, I've been sleeping more soundly and feel more like I have the inner resources to cope with life.
I'm from the UK, so often find these things a bit too American, spiritual or cloying. However, Nguyen's voice is soothing, the monologue understated yet imaginative, and the sounds are varied and evocative without being intrusive.
'Down the River' is my favourite - I've listened to it several times now and it gets more vivid and relaxing every time. I'd recommend doing the 'Preparation for Meditation' track before every meditation getaway; this really deepens the experience.
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