Category: Relaxation Equipment

Wearable Biofeedback: Spire

This would seem totally incredible if we were in the early years of biofeedback, say the 1960s: consumer focused, affordable, and wearable biofeedback instruments. A dream then, a reality now. In recent years, we have seen the steady growth of such devices. First it started with…

Finding and Following En-Trancing Found Sounds

Most people have some sound, natural or man-made, that they know can grab their minds and en-trance it. Gentle rainfall, a fan, crickets chirping, a train passing, a rocking chair. The common features of these en-trancing found sounds is a fairly steady rhythm that is seduces…

Manage Your Sleep, Manage Your Stress

Sleep, the great medicine that lies at our feet. Sleep is not a throw-away activity that is welcome when we get everything else done and really serves no purpose. Completely wrong. Before the 1950s we could get away with underestimating the importance of sleep to restore…

Slow Paced Breathing

Breathing steps forward again and gives us the way out of stress and access to our the power of relaxation. Most days our rate of breathing, measured by breaths per minute, is somewhere between 12 to 18 bpm. A nice pace that keeps our breathing shallow…

$20 Biofeedback? Yes.

Legit biofeedback can be at your fingertips for $20. A well calibrated digital thermometer can reflect the state of your body and your mind via thermal biofeedback. This has frequently been used and studied using equipment that does the same thing but costing hundreds of dollars.…