Feeling down? You're not alone.
Sometimes life gets you down. Despite your desire to be positive and hopeful about the future you may find yourself filled with worries. Worries about your physical and mental health or that of your family, you may have financial or career concerns or relationship worries. These worries accumulate giving us alarming statistics. Around a million Australian adults have depression and 2 million have anxiety – so it makes sense to have strategies that help us feel peaceful. We know that being in nature makes people feel good, but because it’s not always possible or practical to be in the great outdoors Mindsettle brings nature to you. Research in this area, has been summed up by Elizabeth Lines in her review, she says “Viewing nature is positive for health, particularly in terms of recovering from stress, improving concentration and productivity, and improving the psychological state, especially of people in confined spaces.”
Based on this research Mindsettle is designed to soothe life and healthcare experiences, be it in the waiting room before a procedure, enduring lengthy medical treatments like chemotherapy, or waiting anxiously for your results. Did you know that watching nature on a screen can: lower heart rates, speed healing, reduce requests for pain medication, decrease levels of stress hormones and increase a sense of calm and well-being? In fact you could think of it as meditation with your eyes open. Imagine your screen full of the wonders of the natural world accompanied by beautiful music so there is no language barrier. Mindsettle is a thoughtful response to the rise of anxiety in our society. All you need to access the calming and restorative benefits of nature is a screen with internet access. If you could benefit from a more settled mind try subscribing for a month for less than the price of a cup of coffee. Let us know if you think communing with nature makes a difference.