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This Music Will Turn You Into a Writing Machine

by Mona Lazar 2 months ago in how to
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I use it every day and it works wonders for my productivity.

This Music Will Turn You Into a Writing Machine
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I am slowly but surely turning myself into a well-oiled writing machine.

And today (yes, today) I discovered one of the things that helped me so much towards writing faster and I wanted to share it with you. It’s the trick that takes me from writing at a normal human speed to writing like a possessed writing machine. A tool that has been around since the beginning of time:

It’s MUSIC!

Without even realizing it, I was using music to get myself in a state where there is nothing else but my sparked-up brain and my fingers hitting the laptop keys.

I write and publish every day.

Most of my latest articles are at least 1000 words long and I write them at the speed of 2–3 hours per article. I wasn’t able to do that 3 months ago.

I can do it now because I’m in the flow. The magic state that transports you to an area of nothing but magic, creativity, productivity, and pure happiness.

Below you can find a few of the links that I personally alternate between to get the words rolling.

The links are not affiliated, free for everybody to use, and shared with love.

Ocean sounds and peaceful waves are my go-to for every day inspired and relaxed writing and when I also need to drown out the noise around me. And what can drown them better than the sounds of water?

These will help you write, study, meditate, sleep, chill and mentally send you to a perfect beach with a colorful cocktail in your hand. What more can you wish for?

If I want to go one step further and deeper into my creative endeavor, I need something that can bring my focus to the next level and connect me with my writing while disconnecting me from the world around me.

Brown noise covers a wide array of needs, from deep relaxation to high productivity. It uses only low frequency and heavy notes, loaded with bass and it sounds like a roaring river in the distance, or like being inside the bowels of a huge plane.

It makes me feel safe, warm, protected, and oh-so-productive.

But if things are about to get seriously serious and I need to actively concentrate on something, I use the pure gamma waves. These are for writing where I have to gather data, do research, and put them all together into an article that is not only loaded with science but also pleasant to the ear, eye, and brain.

According to Healthline,

Your brain produces the speediest of brain waves, the gamma waves when you’re actively involved in processing information and learning. You’re concentrating and solving problems, and these brainwaves, which tend to measure upward of 35 Hz, are the proof.

Please listen to this with headphones. Otherwise, it will sound like a big nothing and will not do the trick. When using headphones they sound and feel like a machine has taken over your brain and is operating your hands. You will experience machine-like speed in both creativity, productivity, and overall speed.

I would advise you only use these gamma waves for the articles that require the most amount of brain power because they will take a toll on you eventually. You will notice that after a couple of hours of listening to them you’ll feel like you had an overdose of something meant to elevate your senses, like an overdose of caffeine. You will have high energy, but it can also feel tiring and make you woozy.

Conclusion: don’t OD on the gamma, guys!

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