Unlocking Serenity: Discover The Power Of Digital Tools For Anxiety Relief
The modern day wonders of technology have immense potential to add value to our lives. Besides making communication easier, our smartphones are also secret weapons of well-being if used holistically. There are innumerable tools available online that can help us fulfil our goals. If you suffer from anxiety, many tools can help ease your symptoms from the comfort of your home.
Use your smartwatches for fitness goals
There are a myriad of smartwatches available in the market today that can help you keep your anxiety in check. Regular exercise is known to benefit your mental well-being and various features and workout modes available on smartwatches can help you reach your fitness goals while lowering your anxiety levels.
Third-party apps can also help you carve out workout regimes to meet your personal body goals while constantly improving your mental health. Apple Fitness+ and Google Fit are among stock apps that you can use, among hundreds others available on both iOS and Android.
Breathe and meditate
Breathing exercises are known to help lower anxiety levels among people. Clubbed with meditation, such solutions can help lower your anxiety. There are a myriad of apps including Calm, Headspace, Evolve, Tide, and Breathwrk can offer various programmes, both free and paid.
Some of these apps can also help with your therapy needs. Even then, it's always best to speak to a licenced professional for the same.
What's a better stress buster than your favourite tune? Open that music app (Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, YouTube Music... there are lots to choose from) and play your favourite music.
Such apps also have playlists tailored to your moods. There are also many user-generated playlists that can match your taste. Go ahead, jam to your favourite tunes!
ASMR is a tickle in the brain! It stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. ASMR sounds can help calm your mind facilitate a relaxed state of mind. There is no one right ASMR sound - while some people enjoy forest sounds, others find relaxation in the sounds of potato chips being crushed.
Keep experimenting until you find what works for you! There are a range of YouTube channels and apps on both iOS and Android that are dedicated to ASMR sounds.
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