From the Ayurvedic perspective, I would consider many of our technological advances to be part of our ongoing environment of imbalance and overload.  The perception that one needs to be available 24/7, hooked up or stuck in front of a screen can add to sensory overload and excessive busyness.

That said, when I am working with clients who are striving to decrease overwhelm, anxiety, stress and frustration, it can be helpful to use the support of technological tools.

Below are a list of several of tools to help you incorporate mindfulness and meditation into your busy day – even if it is a few minutes at a time.  Some of the meditations are longer ranges such as 15-20 minutes while others can provide that quick hit of calm in under 3 minutes.  While it is certainly ideal to build up to at least 20 minutes of a daily meditation practice, you have to start somewhere and these give you many great starting points!

I invite you to explore the options, find your favorites (and let me know what you love), and share others that you have found and like!

©2014, Jamie Durner, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner & Wellness Educator at Ayurveda Wellness in Brookfield, WI