We’re becoming increasingly aware of how technology is damaging our emotional and physical health. One way to turn this around is to utilize apps to support your health and well-being instead of adding more stress to your life.
Mental health experts maintain that diaphragmatic breathing is a cornerstone of stress relief. The app Breathe2Relax guides you through the process with clear videos that help you practice and master the technique. Plug in your headphones and inhale/exhale your way through a dental appointment or turbulent flight. (The app can be used in airplane mode.)
Whether you’re currently going through a breakup or not, understanding the psychology of heartbreak can help you understand what goes on in your mind during a crushing disappointment to feel empowered with more strategies to navigate your emotions the next time you experience heartbreak.
Now that we’ve cleared January, the month of very well intended personal transformation, it’s time to consider relaxing into February with a new agenda – embracing practices that will lead you towards greater self-acceptance – the number one attitude that contributes to long term change. Read More
If you are deep into your new year’s goal right about now, you may want to check out Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal’s book The Willpower Instinct that explains the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve your health, happiness, and success. Read More