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Mindfulness Home Design 2022: Expert Tips to Inspire Mindfulness at Home
We all strive to have a haven that brings us peace, security, and tranquility. However, amidst all the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities that pop up in our lives, oftentimes it can be hard to take a break, center ourselves, and...
BBC Article: Smart Headbands claim to make people calmer. Do they Work?
The short answer from FocusCalm is, “Yes! They do!” Let us tell you why and how. FocusCalm was recently featured in an article by the BBC exploring the effects of smart headbands for people who aim to improve their ability...
Bring Your New Year’s Resolutions into Focus in 2022
2022 is the year to practice mindfulness, reduce your stress, and live a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. When choosing your New Year resolutions, it can be difficult to decide on attainable, yet meaningful goals. However, continual use of the FocusCalm...
FocusCalm’s 2021 Wellness Gift Guide
The holiday season is upon us and that means gift giving is right around the corner. FocusCalm has a number of health and wellness gift suggestions that would pair perfectly with the FocusCalm neurofeedback headband and app. The 2021 holiday...
Managing the Stress of the Holidays with FocusCalm
The holiday season is a time for gift-giving, getting together with loved ones, and eating delicious desserts. But, it can also be a time that provokes unwanted stress and anxiety, especially when dealing with family. Big family dinners can be...
Stay Focused While Studying: Tips & Tricks
Most students have already gone back to school and that means studying is upon us. Whether it’s an exam, a project, or a paper, studying requires a certain degree of focus and concentration. For many students, focusing for an extended...
Go With the Flow: Achieving Flow State
The term “flow” has been used a lot lately, specifically in regard to achieving flow while working or concentrating. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, a psychologist known for his work in the study of happiness and creativity, has described “flow” as a state...
What is Job Burnout & How Can I Prevent It?
Job burnout is becoming more common amongst employees across the majority of industries. Many employees are overworked, stressed, and exhausted. And, unfortunately, after this past year and a half, more people are feeling more burnt out than ever and are...
How to Help with Job Burnout as a Nurse
Nurse burnout is increasingly more common, especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses have been stretched thin working long, exhausting hours, and have had to deal with an immense amount of stressful situations. Burnout is the state of mental, physical,...
Making Your Job More Fulfilling Through Brain Training
Have you felt that your job is just a job and it does not truly fulfill any part of your life? This is common for most employees, unfortunately. Many people go through the motions of working and accomplishing their tasks...
Signs You’re Experiencing Job Burnout
This last year and a half has been a doozy to say the least and many people have been left totally burnt out from their job or on the verge of burnout. If you are feeling completely exhausted and helpless...
Here's proof that brain training can give you better focus.
…And not just for people who suffer from ADD and ADHD. No one can be 100% focused every day, all the time. But we can improve focus with training. With everything going on in our lives, it’s easy to lose...
Respond Don't React: Train Your Brain to Be Calm
Houston we have a problem! What should we do! Quick do something, anything, just react! That’s what it feels like when “it” hits the fan. We react to the situation with emotion, with immediacy, and often (in hindsight) not the...
Zen Workspaces: How To Optimize Your Workspace For Optimum Productivity
While you may not realize it, the things that surround you affect your productivity. Whether you work at home or in an office, there are ways to optimize your space to maximize your productivity. You spend much of your life...
Will Stress Hurt My Gains? How Stress Impacts Mental & Physical Fitness
Stress affects all of us in one way or another, and it can actually affect both our physical health and our mental health if we do not deal with it properly. Research has shown that some habits can help decrease...
Brain Training Neurofeedback for a Calm and Focused Mind
Neurofeedback games are a core part of brain training in FocusCalm. Neurofeedback training works on the principle of neuroplasticity, the ability our brains have to change based on practicing a skill (or being exposed to a particular challenge/environment). Because of...
Brain Training Programs for Better Performance
Can you really train your brain? Thanks to the principle of brain plasticity, you can! And there are plenty of real-world scenarios where brain training can help you feel and perform better. FocusCalm’s Programs are 15-minute custom combos of meditations...
Train your Brain for Better Focus and a Calmer Mind
FocusCalm trains your brain to be calmer and more focused. To better deliver on this promise, we recently released an updated version of FocusCalm on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store and a newly designed headband that uses...
Does Your Diet Impact Your Stress Level?
The short answer is yes. While almost everyone is aware that diet impacts weight and physical health, not as many are aware that diet can influence our mental health too. Additionally, the mere thought of what you should or shouldn’t...
How Much Stress Is Normal?
It’s true that stress can help motivate you or get you out of a tough situation, but how much is a normal amount of stress, and how do you know if you are experiencing an unhealthy amount of it? Whether...
Wellness Technology: A Look Into the Future
In the future…perhaps very soon…everyone will access wellness states on-demand. Wellness states like relaxation, focus, feelings of purpose, connection, warmth, happiness, being at ease…the ways we want to feel. How? There are techniques that help us access these states. As...