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5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Stress and Elevate Mindfulness

5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Stress and Elevate Mindfulness

Inner peace is an elusive notion, one that is not merely dependent on our innermost feelings and needs, but highly influenced by what we experienced in the outside world. Our environment is filled with obstacles, challenges, and most of all, stress triggers. Some of them can be as minor as a harmless bump in the road, but others can lead to chronic stress issues, anxiety, and even depression if left untreated.

In all that chaos, can you really imagine tech being the solution to the problem, when so many of us try our best to reduce our reliance on tech and gadgets? While tech is a source of distractions, it’s not inherently and entirely “bad” – much like food, too much of a good thing can indeed be bad for you, and it boils down to your own ability to moderate your behavior. All in all, technology is all around us, so why not use it to help us de-stress?

Now more than ever, we can wield these handy tools to make the most of our time, be more organized, and above all, eliminate stress in pursuit of greater mindfulness and inner peace. Here are a few ideas to help you put tech to great, stress-defeating use!

Play soothing music any time

5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Stress and Elevate Mindfulness

Apps such as Spotify and YouTube are making it possible for anyone to set up their own playlists, listen to live radio collections, and follow their favorite music artists. That alone enriches your life with the king of soothing art that will keep your mind at ease when you’re tense or overwhelmed with many life’s challenges.

All it takes is to take a ten-minute break for yourself, put on your headphones, flip through your options, and play the kind of music that will keep you grounded, mesmerized, joyful, and immersed. When you need to feel liberated in your life, and you have very little time on your hands, music can set the stage for that feeling.

Guided meditation a tap away

How do you kick-start your mornings? Or end your evenings before falling asleep? If your mind is abuzz with worries, you might be succumbing to stress without realizing it, before you even begin your day. Meditation apps like Headspace or Calm are designed to help you introduce a few moments of mindful meditation into your day to reduce stress.

You can use the various options within the apps to calm your mind before it’s time to turn in, or you can start your morning with a few breathing exercises that will help you take on the daily workload without that much tension. Meditation is known to elevate your mind’s and body’s resilience, and an app simplifies the process of starting this practice.

Digital detoxing with tech

5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Stress and Elevate Mindfulness

Now that so many people own smartphones, more apps and brands are emerging with their own ideas as to how they can reduce stress with their digital tools. One of the smartest ways businesses are using native app development services today is to eliminate digital distractions and create apps that streamline work seamlessly.

Apps that limit your daily access to certain platforms, or tracking apps that give you a glimpse into your social media use – all of these can help you understand your behavior better, but also choose to curb your access to digital outlets when you don’t need to be online. Apps can become our allies in curbing our need for excess tech, so that we can practice moderation and change our habits for the better.

Health and wellbeing with wearables

How aware are you of your body’s stress signals, such as blood pressure, heart rate, and the like? We often muscle through our toughest days without taking a moment to listen to our bodies, take a break, and reboot, so to speak. Technology can help us focus our attention where it’s most needed, by tracking our health during the day.

Tech wearables that keep track of your heartbeat and blood pressure, your posture, as well as your sleep patterns, they can all help you understand when you need to take a break, give yourself a healthy, wholesome meal, or focus on sleep.

Workout videos to your heart’s content

Feeling exhausted from working long hours, perhaps with a few personal issues on top of it all, you’d hardly be zealous enough to hit the gym or go for a jog. That, however, is precisely what your body, mind, and soul need when you’re overly stressed: activity. Working out is the best way to defeat stress, and thanks to a variety of online platforms and dedicated native apps, you can find a slew of workouts designed for you.

From YouTube’s finest fitness channels where you can follow along with the best athletes to stay in shape, all the way to apps that help you pick out yoga flows for your mindful mornings, you can enrich your life with movement. Exercise is a form of meditation in motion – it pushes you to be present in the given moment, it allows you a healthy vent from negativity, and it helps you detox physically as well as emotionally.

Some situations in life will always be out of your hands, but your reactions to them will forever be under your control. Stress is a natural part of life, and we can use it to become more resilient and to recognize negative habits and patterns, to be kinder to ourselves and to practice more self-love. Start leveraging tech as one of many useful tools in beating stress, and you’ll find that tech itself will no longer be a source of anxiety or burnout, but a means to a life with more serenity and balance.



Sophia Smith is beauty and style blogger, an eco-lifestyle lover, graphic designer and a DIY enthusiast. She is very passionate about natural skincare, minimalist wardrobe, yoga and mindful living. Sophia writes mostly about beauty-related topics in her articles. She has contributed to a number of publications including: Eco Warrior Princess, Viva Glam Magazine, How to Simplify and Carousel.

You can find out more about her writing by following her on: Facebook  Twitter  Google +

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