Meditation Just 10 Minutes A Day Reduces Stress, Anxiety, Depression – Headspace Meditation App

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Headspace, Meditation App Decreases Stress and Anxiety

OUR MINDS ARE “LOST IN THOUGHT” 47% OF OUR LIVES, A RECENT HARVARD STUDY CLAIMS.

This reality leads many to stress, anxiety, and even depression. Andy told me that (in the video at the bottom of this post).

Andy Puddicombe a former Buddhist monk who thinks he has a new way to spread an ancient solution to an amplified modern problem, our restless minds.

HEADSPACE IS AN APP DEVELOPED OUT OF LONDON BY ANDY PUDDICOMBE THAT TEACHES MEDITATION AND OFFERS A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT.

It’s geared towards making life easier during work, travel, and time at home.

Puddicombe started out the venture producing events, bringing meditation into new contexts, like London nightlife. After developing the app, partners like Virgin Air have jumped on board, probably digging the hip and social media friendly aesthetic Headspace offers relative to other shoddy apps out that offer a similar service.

IS MINDFULNESS TRENDY YET?

If not, Headspace is trying to make it so, and a little more media friendly. Check out this infographic-laden article featured on Huffington post. It’s the first blog post we’ve seen for meditation material that mimics the style found in popular websites like Mashable and TechCrunch—easy on the eye and quick to read.

If more meditation teachers, gurus, and social activists can start speaking the language of new media they’ve got a shot at breaking into the mainstream like this dude. I guess writing a book and making your own app can help too.

Here’s a TED Talk with Andy teaching the basics of mindfulness while juggling. Did I mention he used to be in the circus?