Digital Relaxation: Smartphone Games Better For Stress Relief Than Mindfulness Apps, Study Finds

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Relaxation is a valuable commodity in today’s fast-paced culture. More and more people all over the world are reporting increased bouts of anxiety and stress, prompting many developers to release mindfulness smartphone apps intended to help users control their breathing, calm down, and practice meditation. Besides the obvious irony associated with using a smartphone to quell anxiety, a surprising study out of the United Kingdom has found that playing smartphone video games may be better for mental health than mindfulness apps. Click here to read more…