“Exercise” Games Don’t Work for Me?! Apply this #CalmingTech                                            Frank Chen. April ...
Practice meditation                                                  Almost any activity can be mind-ful                  ...
Zen ReminderiPhone AppPing yourself throughout the session or day using this intention attendance appWhen the app sounds, ...
DayTenderWeb AppGuide yourself once a day through the steps of this web application, awarenessof intention increases healt...
Mindful Calming Technologies: 3 Examples
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Mindful Calming Technologies: 3 Examples

  1. 1. “Exercise” Games Don’t Work for Me?! Apply this #CalmingTech Frank Chen. April 2011. CS377T #CalmingTechGames like the Wii Fit don’t create lasting exercise habits or maintain a lasting physical benefitwhen played without context [Owens, 2009].Mindfulness practices in everyday activities show numerous empirical health benefits. You’rehappier, more present, and healthier by focusing [US News, Science]By focusing on an intention, you may both do more physical activity (i.e. losing more weight)and find more engagement (i.e. maintain habit better) without any extra effort! [Latimer 2006]
  2. 2. Practice meditation Almost any activity can be mind-ful or mindless. Paying attention can happen anywhere, increased benefits during exercise gaming session.on floor, on yoga mat, in shower, while walking
  3. 3. Zen ReminderiPhone AppPing yourself throughout the session or day using this intention attendance appWhen the app sounds, focus on the feeling of physical well-being.
  4. 4. DayTenderWeb AppGuide yourself once a day through the steps of this web application, awarenessof intention increases health benefit.

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