In the past year, technology has become more prominent in our lives and careers than ever before due to the effects of the global pandemic. We have transferred our interactions and communication to the digital world. The question is, how has this shift impacted our mental health?

Is the increase in technology use good or bad for mental health, or does technology have more benefits than meets the eye? It’s a nuanced question that will have varied perspectives depending on who you’re asking. However, one thing is certain, there has been a huge rise in the role mental health plays in the digital space.

Let’s dive into why and how to use technology to promote a healthy state of mind as an entrepreneur:

There are so many tools and resources on the market that can improve your mental health from online therapy to mindfulness apps. We’re sharing some of our favorites that have helped us along our way of entrepreneurship and can hopefully bring some value to yours.

Mental Health Apps​

Calm
This meditation app offers various sessions, playlists, and lessons on the importance of mental health. From quick breathing exercises to night-time remedies, there’s something for every entrepreneur. There are also special sessions by some of your favorite celebrities like Lebron James, Matthew McConaughey, and Laura Dern.

Headspace
A meditation, sleep, and wellness app. This resource allows you to start the day with mini-meditations, release stress with “Move Mode” or just set the perfect unwinding ambiance to end your workday. Plus, there are articles within the app that provide more insight into your journey.

Teletherapy​


Better Help
Have a virtual therapist at the touch of a button. Whether you need to vent or dive deeper into a mental health issue, Better Help allows you to get counseling from anywhere and at any time.

Social Media​


Instagram

Yes, even social media has a lot of value for your mental health. It’s a space where others share the same struggles as you do and provide solutions to them. You also have the power to share your own important information and story to provide value for others, as well.

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