BE U OWN MEDITATION GURU
Muse® 2 is a personal meditation assistant that takes the guesswork out of meditation. Paired with an app, this brain-sensing headband gives real-time feedback on your meditation practice, including mental activity, body movement, heart rate and breath, allowing you to take your practice deeper, $249.99 at amazon.com
FITNESS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Aaptiv, Inc. is an audio-based app that brings the workout to you. A leading provider of digital wellness content offers members thousands of different workouts from running, strength training and yoga to indoor cycling and meditation, all taught by certified trainers. An annual membership is $99.99 that includes a seven-day free trial or pay monthly at $14.99 at Aaptiv.com.
CHILL … PEEL…STICK
PAINCAKES is a patented cold therapy device that sticks on the skin without tape or Velcro that that claims relief from pain, soreness, and inflammation. Each PAINCAKE is reusable and is available in different colors and sizes, $11.99-$12.99. Available at amazon.com.
GRANOLA BARS THAT DO GOODSpectrum Bakes is a social enterprise and nonprofit whose mission is to help individuals with autism lead productive and meaningful lives through the world of work. Seventy-five percent of their staff are on the autism spectrum. One of their best-selling items is their handmade granola bars that come in a variety of flavors, such as dark chocolate chunk, pumpkin & sunflower seed and sweet cranberry, $2 per bar; $34.99 custom 24 pack. Available at spectrumbakes.org or 516-888-9632.
A BLANKET THAT’S COZY AND CALMINGBaloo Living’s weighted blanket is designed to calm anxiety and help those suffering from insomnia, PTSD, cerebral palsy, restless leg syndrome, and stress while also delivering a great night’s sleep. Made from Oeko-Tex Standard 100-certified materials, and lead-free glass microbeads and breathable cotton. Available in 15-pound and 20-pound options $169-189 at balooliving.com.