Props to Paul Savery, our favorite British ambassador of bringing mindfulness to the Children's Mental Health Network, who reminds us of a most creative way to use technology to find our own chi. Kinda like if ya can't beat 'em, use 'em to get what you want. Here is his report:
- As technology moves to the forefront of both our professional and personal spaces, it’s no wonder that we’re all desperately trying to find ways to disconnect and calm the “monkey mind”. But if you don’t have a wellness center in your office or a meditation room in your apartment, it can be tricky getting started. While all you really need is a timer and a place to rest your mind, a guided meditation can help break down the initial barriers of hesitation and stop you from wondering, “Am I doing this right?”
- To get started, here are 8 iPhone apps to help you start meditating right now and on the path to a more peaceful existence.