D.Compress assignment#1

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April 07, 2012

D.Compress assignment#1

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jnoguchi

April 07, 2012
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  1. J O N AT H A N N O G

    U C H I D . C O M P R E S S STRESS IN WORK: DEADLINES
  2. NON-TECH APPROACHES •  Breathing deeply •  Meditation •  Comfort foods/tea

    •  Self-massage •  Positive thinking/self-image •  Sleep/naps
  3. TECH APPROACHES •  Pandora (classical music playlist) •  Lighting (soft,

    blue light in daylight) •  HR monitor app •  Charting sleep patterns/eating habits •  Helps patients visualize and recognize patterns that they may not have been aware of
  4. INSIGHTS FROM INTERVIEWS •  Thinking about long-term goals helped relieve

    the immediate stress at hand •  Potential for apps that periodically remind people of their long-term goals? •  Sleep is a must •  Could tracking sleep patterns encourage people to sleep longer by showing them numbers of how little they get and possibly relating that to health consequences? •  Listening to classical music (no words as compared to pop songs)  no lyrics/words to distract •  Possibly using sounds instead of text/speech as a trigger
  5. THE FUTURE? •  Is there a way to integrate work

    deadlines into some sort of work-tracking app that allows people to take pleasure in completing assignments and even encouraging them to do it? •  Fitocracy for working out