I enjoy Headspace and I do find it relaxing from time to time. But my preference for meditation 'practice' is Vedic meditation. I learned Vedic a couple of years ago from a terrific teacher, James Brown. For a long time, I was intimidated by what I thought of as an ancient sacred practice that would require a tectonic lifestyle shift and a lifetime to learn. James showed me that I had it all wrong. Vedic is different. It's not guided. There are no dulcet voices guiding or prompting. No countdown timers. No nature sounds. It's just you. And your mind. And your mantra. However, you do need to learn it.
I cannot more-highly recommend James as a teacher. Traditionally, Vedic meditation is taught in person; this is obviously a non-starter for while yet. Fortuitously, James created a self-paced online course for learning Vedic meditation called FLOW. It's very well done and doesn't require ever being within six feet of James. flowmeditation.cc
I know there are some startup founders and investors on Fresh Chalk and a fair number of you are already members of Startup Haven. I asked James to consider how to bring meditation practice to more startup founders -- goodness knows there is more than a fair share of stress in the startup world. James very generously created a special program just for Startup Haven members. Founders/investors can learn about that here: startuphaven.com/benefits/f...
Best thing I'm doing - I bought an ebike a few months ago and I'm riding it regularly. Because it's an ebike I can hop on there with zero prep and ride without getting sweaty. Zipping around is very relaxing and helps to maintain perspective. Especially in Magnolia & Discovery with the great views.
More exercise is better for stress in my opinion. I do a form of meditation, which I sometimes do classes for, called Stillness. It's not a breathing based meditation. I could find a way to do a Zoom if enough people had interest.
Headspace is a cool app. Try the free version to see if you like it
My onepeloton app subscription, lemon balm/melatonin supplements, and good books have been my saving grace. Also we quit drinking at the beginning of this. It always gave me the worst anxiety so not having that added stressor has helped a great deal.