One of the cornerstones of biohacking is meditation. The Mayo Clinic suggests that regular meditation can help reduce stress and manage other symptoms such as depression, sleep, anxiety, and chronic pain. If you are skeptical check out Dan Harris’s NYT Bestselling book “10% Happier” or Andy Puddicombe’s Ted talk below. The top three free apps for iOS are linked below Andy’s talk.
Andy Puddicombe’s Ted Talk: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes:
Free app with sounds, music and guided sessions with experts. Sessions vary in length from a few minutes up to an hour. This app has specific areas such as mindfulness, stress, relaxation, sleep and more.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.