Paraliminals – Personal Development on Autopilot

November 29th, 2006 by Steve Pavlina

After completing the PhotoReading program several months ago, I’ve been evaluating some of Learning Strategies’ other products.  One in particular that really impressed me was their Paraliminals collection.  This is a set of meditation/relaxation CDs embedded with Holosync technology.  Holosync employs what are called binaural beats, which use different sound frequencies to coax your brain into a state of deep relaxation.

I’d never previously tried any Holosync CDs, although I know many of you have because you’ve been encouraging me to check them out for months.  I found these CDs extremely effective — they make it virtually effortless to enter very deep meditative states.  I’ve used them for over 3 months now and have experienced some very compelling benefits.

ParaliminalsThe Paraliminal CDs are themed with various programs related to self-improvement, each about 20 minutes long.  The themes include overcoming procrastination, losing weight, improving your communication skills, and so on.  The whole collection, called the Ultimate You Library, includes 22 CDs plus an optional 4 bonus CDs, so it’s quite extensive.  I have the whole 26-CD set and have listened to all but two of them so far, most of them multiple times.

Even though the name sounds like “subliminals,” Paraliminals are a completely different animal.  There are no hidden subliminal messages on the CDs.  What’s unique about Paraliminals is that you actually hear a different voice in each ear.  That might sound strange — or even overwhelming — but the way it’s implemented is pleasantly relaxing.

I own a lot of meditation CDs and audio programs, and I’ve been meditating regularly for about 15 years.  I’ve also listened to a number of subliminal audio programs and found them generally worthless.  Consequently, I wasn’t expecting to be much impressed by Paraliminals, figuring it would just be more of the same.  However, I have to say these CDs really shine, especially when compared to the rest of my collection.  I think Paraliminals would be especially great for people who are new to meditating or who have trouble achieving the right states because the binaural beats take you there passively.  I wouldn’t say Paraliminals are a substitute for other forms of meditation, but their strength is their consistency.  Without fail they have always guided me into a deep meditative state, even under less than ideal conditions.

Based on my experience with Paraliminals, I’m able to give them a very strong recommendation.  Because I know this website’s audience loves details, I put together a comprehensive page that explains what Paraliminals are, how they work, what Holosync is and how it works, what specific benefits I experienced from 3 months of regular listening, and why I’m able to recommend it here.

My ultimate impression is that although they’re no substitute for hard work, Paraliminals are an effective performance enhancer.  After listening to my first Paraliminal CD in August, I’m still listening to them regularly — my last session was about two hours ago.

You’ll be happy to know I arranged a Paraliminals discount with Learning Strategies, so if you’re interested in trying Paraliminals for yourself, you won’t have to pay full price.  There’s also a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Check out the Paraliminals page for all the details.

If you have specific questions about Paraliminals or the discount, please direct them to  They’re very good about responding to email promptly.

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The Journal - Record your life lessons in a secure private journal
Sedona Method (FREE audios) - Release your blocks in a few minutes

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