Do you get a tingly feeling on your scalp whenever you hear, say, the sound of crinkling paper or rustling leaves? That pleasant sensation is called autonomous sensory meridian response or ASMR, which aids relaxation. Silk ASMR is an app that offers lush soundscapes from over 40 ASMR artists, which can be downloaded for offline listening – so you can unwind even while in the air.
Can’t sleep? Take a deep breath: The Travel Diffuser by This Works is a pocket-sized wonder that fills your hotel room with relaxing scents within minutes. Simply add a few drops of essential oil to the diffuser’s refill pad; we recommend lavender, rose or chamomile for their calming properties.
Many wearables can detect physiological responses to stress, but Apollo goes one step further. The device, which can be worn on the wrist or the ankle, is said to lower anxiety levels, balancing the nervous system by sending gentle vibratory waves throughout the body. How’s that for good vibrations?