Source | www.entrepreneur.com | Cynthia Boris
When you’re running your own business, there are never enough hours in a day. To get things done you start coming in early, staying later, skipping lunch and bringing work home. This constant battle against the clock can be stressful and that’s not good for you, your family or your business.
Take a break. Close the door. Put your phone on do not disturb then launch one of these free relaxation apps. Ten minutes is all the time you need to feel refreshed, focused and more creative.
If your mind is full of clutter, Calm can help you regain your focus in only two minutes. A soft, female voice guides you through a series of relaxation techniques while gentle ocean waves roll in and out. Once you learn to focus, you can increase your sessions in five-minute increments going up to 30 minutes for a more beneficial session.
If you’re on edge, frustrated or easily angered, work through the “7 Steps of Calm.” These short lessons can teach you the basics of getting both your body and mind into a relaxed state when the day isn’t going your way.
Calm is free for the iPhone or you can access the programs online at . There’s also a Pro Access upgrade for $9.99 a year which includes premium sessions around creativity, energy, sleep and confidence.