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Forest Keeps Your Phone From Being Distracted By Growing A Virtual Garden

Android/iOS: Your phone is distracting. If you have a hard time resisting the impulse to check notifications, Forest helps balance out that impulse with a gamified virtual garden.

How To Get Some Rest When Stress Is Keeping You Up At Night

It’s the middle of the night and you know you should be sleeping, but you can’t. Something is keeping you up: Maybe a coworker tried to throw you under the bus, or your friend said something rude. Whatever it is, you can’t get it out of your head, and you need to sleep for work tomorrow. It sucks.

Stop Yourself From Sleeping On Your Stomach With An Uncooked Pea

You might find it comfortable, but it’s usually best to avoid sleeping on your stomach. Fortunately, you can save yourself some neck and back pain with a well-placed pea.

What You Can Do If You're Having Trouble Meditating

Opinions differ on what constitutes meditation — for some, simply taking five minutes of their day for solitude is enough — but if you’re having difficult getting started, there are a few tips you can try.

How To Manage Your Tolerance For Physical Pain

Physical pain can be intimidating. Whether it’s a soreness after waking up, a sports injury or an unexpected twinge, pain can be scary if you aren’t mentally prepared to deal with it. We spoke to a few experts to learn how you can deal with — and prepare for — physical pain without feeling overwhelmed or freaked out.

Five Peaceful Places To Take Micro-Retreats During The Workday

On a regular workday, it’s easy to feel starved of peace. We crave peace and quiet so much that we’ll pay to spend time in a peaceful place. But there are peaceful places everywhere, perfect for quickly recharging and disconnecting from your workday. Here are some places you can go during your break to renew your energy.

Try Writing For Meditation If Sitting Still Isn't Working For You

Meditation has loads of benefits, and you can do it many ways. Many practices focus on sitting still, but you can also meditate while writing.

Use This Deep Breathing Technique To Calm Yourself

How you breathe can have a significant impact on your physical and emotional health. If you’re about to head into a high-stress situation, or just want to calm yourself from an existing one, this technique can help you focus on better breathing while distracting you from the trouble at hand.

Lower Your Stress By Doing One Thing For Yourself, Every Day

We’re all busy and have a lot of things to juggle at once. Maintain your sanity by being a little more selfish with your time and making time to do one thing just for yourself, every day.

Noizio Plays Ambient Sounds To Help You Focus

Mac: There are plenty of tools to help you focus with a little ambient sound, whether it’s raindrops falling, the buzz of a cafe or something else. Noizio is a little different, because it brings those sounds to the desktop in the form of a menubar app for your Mac.

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