I have a confession … sometimes I just want to be alone. This is ironic given the fact that I have a gaggle of children and live in one of the densest cities in the world. However, the genius of a large city is you can escape without ever leaving. This week’s Findshows you some of my secrets to being alone!
I have a confession … sometimes I just want to be alone. This is ironic given the fact that I have a gaggle of children and live in one of the densest cities in the world. However, the genius of a large city is you can escape without ever leaving. This week’s Find shows you some of my secrets to being alone!
These well designed, inexpensive ($19.99), and nearly invisible ear plugs block out noise pollution allowing you to focus internally on what you are doing (being alone!). Recently I was sitting in the back of the plane where there seems to be a higher concentration of screaming babies. This is a very strange phenomenon, particularly given the fact that people can choose their own seats, but accept it as fact. To be clear, I love babies and it comes with the territory on commercial flights; however, what if I told you there was a device that blocked out the range of noises that babies made and the sounds of the jet engines? Well, there is and they are called Vibes! Additionally, they are perfect for a concert or an event (bar mitzvah?) where the music is too loud and potentially damaging to your ears. Rather than shoving foam in your ears, you can wear this nearly invisible device which lowers the entire range of decibels from treble to bass, so you hear the music as it was intended. These will help you to be alone while in the presence of others!
OMG I Can Meditate
Now that you have found a device to help you focus internally, you need to find peace within yourself. So take out your ear plugs and replace them with your earphones (PowerBeats2), download the OMG I Can Meditate app, and begin your very own meditation practice. The founder Lynne Goldberg (pictured above) described herself as a “stressed-out, sleep-deprived, Gucci-toting, type-A businesswoman” … does this sound like any of you? After a series of life setbacks, she found that yoga and guided meditation substantially improved her quality of life and OMG is her attempt to share her findings.
If you look through the offering, there is something for everyone. She suggests that you start with the daily routine so you get a basic understanding of how to do the practice before you delve deeper. After, you can browse the other specialty meditations (Relationships, Relaxation, Insomnia) that may relate more closely to what you are thinking or feeling. If you want to give it a test run (special to The Find subscribers!) please follow the link below:
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