Have any of our wonderful residents of the AL forums tried to use any sort of Binaural Beat audio for Astral Projection or Lucid dreaming. I've tried a few that I've found on you tube with little to no success. I think a big part of my problem is I try to listen to them right before I go to bed and all they seem to do is put me to sleep. I listened to some Astral Projection hypnosis last night with the same results, falling asleep.
I know it seems like cheating but I don't have the time or patience to practice meditation as much as one seemingly needs to do to ever achieve any sort of lucid dreaming or astral projection. I'm also not naive enough to think listening to a 30 minute hypnosis or binaural beat audio session will help me easily achieve some cosmic travelling.
Just curious what others on the board have found successful to achieve some altered states of mind without investing years into meditation? Is it even possible? Thanks for any insight anyone cares to share.