Living a life that never seems to go on pause, it can be difficult to push yourself forward, and calm down when you’re supposed to. You need turn your brain “on” during those slump hours of the day, and quiet time to be able to think clearly for what you need to do next. Getting too off-kilter can be devastating for your work and mental stability.
We often use coffee to jolt us awake, and sleep aids to stop the incessant to-do list running in our minds right before we sleep. However, you don’t want to become too reliant on caffeine, and forgetting to buy more sleep aids on the wrong day can have pretty disastrous results. If you want a portable system that will stimulate or relax your brain when you want, Thync can do just that.
This uses low-level electrical pulses on the nerves in your head and face via your temple to get your brain thinking “fight or flight” or “rest and digest”. Wearing this for about 5 minutes after selecting whether you want a boost of energy or to unwind should get your brain thinking in the right direction. You will need to keep up with buying Thync strips so it will stay in place on your head, and that will get to be costly after a while as they are $19.99 for a set of five. This system will cost you $299, but won’t be available until October of this year. It’s pretty expensive for a brief respite, but if you’ve got the disposable income and a high-stress life, I’d imagine any option to chill out would be appealing.