5 Wearable Tech to Help Beat Stress

Stress is a normal part of life and I’m pretty sure we all have experienced being in a stressful situation at some point in our lives.  But each person has a different way to respond and cope with stress.

If stress is not managed well, it may affect not just your thoughts and emotions but your body and behavior as well, and as a result, it can threaten your career, relationships and worst of all, your health.

There are many ways to keep stress under control and one of those is through the help of the latest gadgets and gizmos designed to attack stress in different ways.

1. Muse:  The Brain Sensing Headband 

Meditation is a relaxation technique that can help you reduce stress and anxiety.  With the help of the Muse Headband, your brain activity will be measured and the device will guide you to a calm mind in case of stress, through audio cues.  The sound will intensify every time the Muse detects that your mind begins to wander, guiding you back to a calm state of mind.

2. Spire 

This waterproof clip-on device monitors your stress levels through your breathing.  During stress, your breathing naturally increases rapidly which will prompt Spire to send you notifications through an app on your phone to warn you of these scenario and guide you through deep breathing exercises to calm you down.

3. WellBe 

Here’s a wearable device built for wellness instead of fitness.  WellBe is a sleek and elegant bracelet to monitor what triggers your stress, based on time, location and people you meet; and provide a solution immediately through guided meditations, breathing exercises, imagination.

4. Bella Leaf Urban 

This health tracker is designed with the women in mind.  Leaf Urban’s advanced tracking systems help you monitor and manage your activities, sleep and cycle, which are all key factors that can contribute to stress.  Through the app, you can see an overview of your lifestyle and detect the patterns that may warn you before stress takes over you.  The app also has a guided mediation to help you keep calm and regain focus during times of stress.

5. Brookstone Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager 

Massage is a fantastic way to de-stress and through this Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager, you don’t have to go through the hassle of spending time and money to get a professional one.  Although this isn’t really categorized as a “wearable device,” it’s still something that you can wear around your body so I just thought to include this on the list.

About Toni Marie

Toni is a contributing author. In addition to writing about the Baby Boomer generation, she also likes to write about relationships and health.
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