Take a breath

Musings on neuroscience, meditation and Muse.

February 1, 2021

Which Sleep Position Is Best For You? It Depends.

When we tuck ourselves in for sleep, most of us just assume the position that is most comfortable. But there’s more to sleep than just laying down and catching Zzz’s. So what’s the best sleep position? That all depends. It starts with noticing and tracking your sleep patterns so you can better understand how it … Continued

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Boost Your WFH Productivity

Without hard-working colleagues clicking away on their keyboards next to you or your boss dropping by your desk, you might be struggling to stay productive with your new (or not-so-new) WFH life. And with domestic projects like organizing that messy part of your room or cleaning out the expired condiments in the fridge clamoring for … Continued

January 15, 2021

The Future of Wearable Technology & How It Can Improve Racing Performance

From tracking everything from our step count to our sleep stages, wearable technology is changing the game when it comes to health tracking. It’s making the unknown visible and giving us real-time data to help us live, work, and train smarter. With an up-close look at the human body, we’re able to gain new insight … Continued

January 14, 2021

Muse Sleep Tracker: The Next Evolution In Sleep Technology

We know skimping on sleep isn’t good for us and that just one night of poor sleep can impact everything from our performance at work to our mood and energy. Yet millions of us still don’t seem to log enough quality zzzs each night. In fact, a National Sleep Foundation survey found that at least … Continued

January 13, 2021

What You Need To Know About Blue Monday (& How Mindfulness Can Help)

A few weeks into the new year, you might be missing the holiday sparkle, money might feel a bit tighter after paying bills and splurging on gifts, and you might be starting to fall off your resolution wagon. And with many of us back to work after a long holiday break, it’s no wonder some … Continued

January 12, 2021

Have Big Goals For 2021? Mindfulness Can Help You Reach Them.

A new year often brings a wave of excitement around a fresh start, new goals, and the possibilities that lay ahead. Many of us—especially this year—may be eager to leave 2020 behind and start anew. As you think about new goals and projects for 2021, approaching them mindfully might be the key to accomplishing them. … Continued

December 23, 2020

The Science of Connection (& How Technology Can Help)

From missing seeing the ones we love in-person to feeling more lonely living alone, the pandemic has highlighted a fundamental human need: connection. It’s brought our lives online and in lieu of face-to-face, we’re doing work, meeting newborns, and attending weddings virtually. And while occasional feelings of disconnect and loneliness can be normal, prolonged periods … Continued

December 21, 2020

Holiday Stress: 6 Tips To Stay Calm and Connected

Despite being surrounded by festive decorations, holiday songs, and the general cheeriness that comes with the holidays, the reality is that the season can induce stress for many of us—especially this year. While hassles related to travel might be lower due to more of us staying put, new stresses have arisen that many of us … Continued

December 9, 2020

What Being Resilient Really Means & 5 Ways To Build More Of It

A misconception about resilience is that it’s just about enduring and sloughing through. Being tough enough to get back in the ring, pushing through on little sleep, or limping across the finish line. And while it can involve those signs of endurance, the meaning of resilience is also about how you recover. It doesn’t mean … Continued

December 1, 2020

Muse S – Starter Guide

Hello and welcome to the Muse community!  Here’s some important information on how to get the most out of your new Muse S. This guide will provide instructions on how to get the best fit with your Muse S device, provide guidance on how to prepare for a restful sleep, how to track your sleep … Continued