Relaxation comes in different forms. One very particular form is termed ASMR and it stands for: Auto Sensory Meridian Response. This phenomena is characterized by a pleasurable tingling sensation in various areas. These include the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body.
Furthermore, these responses are auditory, tactile, olfactory, visual, or cognitive. The tingles they give you are utterly amazing and beneficial to the body.
You will find so many ASMRs that are helping people out on a daily basis – and helping them keep a smile on their faces.
People who report having ASMR have different forms of triggers enabling them in experiencing their personal peace and comfort of body, soul, and mind. Each person identifies with a different trigger. Some of these triggers include but are not limited to: typing, whispering, brushing hair, cleaning, etc. It is wonderful that small things like these can help someone achieve a sense of freedom from their anxiety.
A few regard this a hoax, claiming there is no “scientific evidence;” however, having experienced ASMR myself, I can vouch the fact that it aids in keeping you calm and loving yourself.
So… why is ASMR helpful?
1. Relaxation Technique
The first thing that comes to my mind is relaxation after a long, stressful, and strenuous day. Listening to the positive affirmations that some of the ASMR’s on YouTube say directed towards you gives you a feeling of being special as well as being “welcomed.”
If you hear “GentleWhispering” — her screen name, but real name is Maria — you will be transported to another world of calmness and peace that is truly magical. It makes you calm and feel special. Now who doesn’t want that?
Her videos have fetched over 87 million YouTube views. Though ASMR is controversial it is widely popular amongst people who find it appealing. For me, it is a relaxation technique that helps me sleep and forget about current problems. Maria says that she is not after money or fame, but ASMR was something that got her out of her depression and struggles. She truly is an inspiration for so many people.
2. A Different Style Of Meditation
There are so many different types of meditation. However, the term “meditation” is anything that relaxes the human soul. In a way, that comforts and calms the mind down at the same time. What is better than relaxing after a long day’s hard work? Absolutely nothing.
It isn’t any sort of yoga, but just gives you a sort of relief and reassurance that “You are beautiful. You are perfect. And you do not have to change. As you are perfect the way you are. People will love you for the way you are and not as someone they want to make or create.” This is why I specifically and specially like Maria’s videos.
3. Makes For A Harmonious Balance
The cool and calm style the ASMR’s display helps you get in touch with yourself as an individual. Why wouldn’t you want to get in touch with yourself? All days are never the same- some good and some bad. On the bad ones, ASMR can create a positivity inside you that radiates throughout the entire body.
The words the ASMR artists say is truly magical and uplifting. It makes you feel like a free spirit.
Quite contrary to belief, ASMR is joyful. It provides an escape from everyday problems and the words of wisdom are helpful to bring your mind back in a relaxed state.
4. Get To Discover A Variety Of Triggers
Because every person involves a different set of triggers, you get to discover what it is that truly triggers your senses to being you comfort and enjoy.
It truly is a magical experience in figuring out what it is that enables you to get peace and tranquility as these things are indispensable.