A New Apple Watch Mindfulness App Offers Micro Meditations

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Because you can physically feel Apple Watch’s presence whenever you’re wearing it, the device was a natural fit for launching the brand’s Breathe app in 2015. Breathe prompts users to focus on their breath via gentle haptic (aka vibrational) cues for timeframes spanning 1 to 5 minutes. Now, in watchOS 8, Apple...

Using Meditation to Sleep Helped Me Soothe Anxious Thoughts at Bedtime

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“I’ve really been struggling to fall asleep at night,” is maybe the most “join the club” statement of the year. In fact, in the midst of our collective stress over the state of the world—and our upended daily routines—one report suggested that women are being hit particularly hard on the sleep front,...

15 Breathwork Exercises That Will Calm You Down

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These days, whenever you’re feeling stressed, frustrated, angry, sad, or really any emotion outside of happiness, the first piece of advice most people are apt to give is, “Have you tried meditating?” But… meditation is difficult, and not for everyone! That’s why its calming cousin—breathwork—is so clutch. Breathwork is an ancient healing...