How To Reduce Stress Using Your Smart Phone

How To Reduce Stress Using Your Smart Phone

I love to leverage technology and this phone app is my go-to for reducing stress!

GPS for the Soul measures HRV (Heart Rate Variability), one of the most accurate indicators of chronic stress. It does this via a sensor when you place you finger over your phone’s camera lens. {This tech stuff still amazes me.} You keep your finger there until it has a reading.

Then, if it’s assessment indicates you are stressed out, the app offers you a variety of ways to lower it, allowing you to choose music, guided meditation, music, and or even color therapy to bring the stress levels down.

Oh, and did I mention it’s FREE. Less stress on the wallet too!

Here’s a short video with some more deets about the app, care of Arianna Huffington:

I am not as familiar with Android apps, but you can check out Stress Check, as it appears to monitor the heart rate variability, as GPS For The Soul does. If you try it out, I’d love your feedback in the COMMENTS. {Or if there is another one you would recommend.}

 

 


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