If we’ve learned one thing in the past 18 months, it’s that caring for your mental and emotional wellbeing is just as important as caring for your body. So, it’s World Mental Health Day this Sunday, October 10th, and Bose have given us five tips to help celebrate the day in ways which will boost your mental wellbeing.
The benefits of exercise are just about endless and most of them benefit your mental health in the long run. Exercise supports brain health, reduces anxiety and improves sleep, to name just a few. Even a short bout of activity can give you an immediate mood boost. Whether you’re squeezing in a quick workout between meetings, or devoting an hour to exercising, the Sport Earbuds from Bose will help you get your exercise done by allowing you to listen to your favourite music or podcast while still exercising.
This is because they have a secure fit and they’re IPX4 sweat and weather resistant with up to five hours of battery life, so you can keep motivation high and focus on your workout. When they do get low in charge – a quick 15-minute charge provides up to two hours of play time.
The Sport Earbuds come in Baltic Blue, Glacier White or Triple Black and are priced at $299.95.
Prioritise rest and recovery
Sleep quality is just as important to your wellbeing as eating well and exercising. Sleep is an essential element of good health, so it’s important to create a routine that works best for you. Whether you’re looking to create a restful sleep-space, want to push racing thoughts out of your head, or just need to turn down the volume of the world around you, there are ways to sleep better.
Sleepbuds II from Bose feature a noise-masking technology which makes household noise or a snoring partner fade into the background. This can be important if you live in a noisy area or block of apartments. They also provide a comfortable experience with soft tips and a lightweight form factor so they won’t keep you awake because you’re wearing them. You can choose from a range of soothing soundtracks to gently lull you to sleep, helping you fall asleep faster and wake up refreshed to take on the day.
Sleepbuds II come in Black and Silver and are priced at $379.95.
Reconnect with nature
If you’re craving the outdoors, you’re not alone. Spending time in nature has been found to help improve mental health and reduce anxiety and depression. One thing you can do is to get out on a solo walk or a hike with friends for a dose of nature. The Bose Portable Smart Speaker will help provide some music while you reconnect with the outdoors. With its clear, loud audio and 360-degree wide and spacious soundstage, it’s designed to radiate clear sound in all directions and pack a bigger punch with deeper bass and more power.
The Portable Smart Speaker has long battery life and can handle the weather and ruggedness of the outdoors. It also has Google Assistant and Alexa so just say the word to stream music, check the weather and adjust the volume.
The Portable Smart Speaker comes in Triple Black and Luxe Silver and sells for $499.95.
Use music to uplift and inspire you
We’ve all experienced the power of music to help motivate and inspire us — when we play sport, at work or in our personal lives. Music can raise your mood, help your body heal, and act as a natural sleep aid and anxiety reliever. If you’re looking for a good quality sound experience to help you get in your zone, the QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling Smart Headphones will help because they have a balance of quiet, comfort and sound.
With iconic quiet – plus the new Aware Mode -these headphones are made from light materials for comfort and they feature proprietary acoustic technology for deep, clear audio, so you can use these for long periods of time and they’ll still feel comfortable.
The QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling Smart Headphones come in Triple Black and Soapstone and they sell for $499.95.
Meditate for better balance
If balance, self-awareness, and stress relief sound good to you, give meditation a go. It’s a simple and effective way to wipe away the day’s stress, restore your calm and inner peace, and best of all, it’s free! To help you tune out unwanted noise and jumbled thoughts, a pair of QuietComfort Earbuds from Bose will effectively cancel out any noise around you but still provide realistic-sounding audio.
They feature StayHear™ Max tips for extra comfort, allowing you to immerse yourself in quiet and practice meditation wherever you are.
The QuietComfort Earbuds come in Triple Black and Soapstone and retail for $399.95.
Availability: All of these Bose products are available from bose.com.au and select resellers.