If you're looking for a better way to wake yourself up each morning than with a blaring alarm, you may want to consider purchasing a gong clock. This type of alarm system gently and peacefully awakens you so that you are encouraged out of sleep, not jarred out of bed!There are many uses for a gong clock and anyone that practices yoga or meditation will attest to their value. When you are meditating it's often good to set a time limit for yourself if you have a particular schedule to which you want to adhere. However, using a typical alarm defeats the purpose of meditation, which is to relax the mind and heart. Using a gong clock means being gently pulled from your meditation rather than jarred from it.
Choosing a gong clock can also mean a great gift for someone on your list that practices meditation or yoga or that has trouble sleeping or getting awake. Often sleep problems can be associated with how a person wakes up, if it's to a blaring alarm clock in the morning. They may go to bed tense because they know the next sensation they'll have is that loud alarm. When they use a gong clock they may actually sleep better.For those that meditate, a good gong clock also makes for a great gift. To find one for yourself or for someone else, it's good to shop online.
You may need to shop at a store that specializes in items for yoga and meditation or those that have New Age items. These are not always easily found at most retail stores. In some cases they may be referred to as Zen clocks rather than gong clocks, so you may need to search under that term specifically.Typically you'll want a gong clock with an adjustable volume level since of course you don't even want this sound to be too loud. For those who want to use this for meditation, it's also good to think of getting the interval option as they may want to set their sound for every fifteen minutes.
Very often someone that meditates wants to take time to change their thoughts or breathing patterns and a good gong clock can help them with this.Of course a gong clock should also have the standard features you would expect from any alarm, including snooze options. For a gift item, be sure to take extra time to note all your options when it comes to the type of wood and the style. Cherry wood is good for traditional décor whereas lighter sycamore wood styles are better for more modern and chic styles. You may even want to consider additional items along with the gong clock including white noise makers. These can help someone to sleep more soundly and more peacefully and can also help them to wake up more punctually as well.