Welcome to another whispered binaural ASMR session, and the final one for Traditional ASMR Week May 2016, where I explore a variety of audio and visual stimuli meant to help you relax, induce your ASMR, concentrate, sleep and/or calm your mind, especially if you’re dealing with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, PTSD or any number of issues that may be troubling you:
Timeline of events:
00:00:10 A free hug!
00:00:30 Chalkboard writing
00:05:40 Some beard scratching
00:06:33 Calming hand movements
00:09:10 Brushing the microphones’ foam wind screens
00:10:30 Blowing air over the mics
00:11:35 Light follow
00:13:35 Plague doctor mask & brief history (Mask by Tom Banwell: http://etsy.me/275Btw4 )
00:19:44 Chess pieces & their rules of movement
00:30:00 Possible upcoming themed weeks
00:30:44 A tie
00:33:34 PS3 controller & a chat about games
00:37:10 More mic brushing
00:38:38 Shaving cream
00:43:40 Blowing on a candle flame
00:48:00 Bubble wrap
00:52:15 H. P. Lovecraft book (reading the story titles)
00:58:30 Tissue package & outro
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What is ASMR?
In my subjective view, ASMR is 2 things: a sensation and a medium (like music for example).
The sensation itself (ASMR) stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response and is the current (non-scientific) name given to the feeling characterized as a pleasurable tingling sensation felt in the head, scalp, back and other regions of the body in response to visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, and/or cognitive stimuli, such as crinkling bags, hand movements, whispering and personal attention.
ASMR videos, the medium, are not only meant to help induce the sensation or “tingles”, but also help provide a relaxing, calming and soothing experience for the viewer while helping to relieve their anxiety, stress, headaches, insomnia, to help those suffering with PTSD or depression, to serve as a study aid and much more. It is quite therapeutic, for both the creator and recipient, not much different than the mediums of music and painting.
Many people who do not experience ASMR still enjoy the videos for their calming and sleepy affect.