ASMR – 4 letters that stand for:
“Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response”
Even though many people experience ASMR only a very few actually know about the term and the definition:
It is best explained as a unique and pleasurable“tingling sensation” which can be felt in the head, scalp, back or other regions of the body when exposed to visual, auditory or cognitive stimuli.
If you are completly new to ASMR, I will give you real life example of the exact opposite sensation in order to clarify this phenomenal:
Remember, when your teacher in school used to scratch on the board? Most people do and they still get goose bumps just thinking about it. That’s quite fascinating – A certain sound makes you feel a certain way: Negative or Positive – Even after years.
Now imagine you are beeing exposed to a positive sound for example:
Calm music or the sound of rain.
I’m sure most people would feel either relaxed or happy. A similar but yet different effect happens with ASMR:
ASMR, often referred to as “Tingles” helps you to feel positive, relaxed, calm and maybe even sleepy.
This state of mind obviously has a lot of advantages:
- You will feel relaxed after a stressful day at work
- You will be able to drift off to sleep even if you suffer from insomnia
- Your anxiety levels will decrease over time
and the best:
It is not harmful and doesn’t cost a thing :)
Help us spread awareness for asmr, so that more people can experience it themself.
There are also helpful guides for ASMR Massages, which can be a great start for ASMR “Beginners” or people that want to intensify their tingles: asmr-massage.com