Thanks to an investigation by psychologist Cliff Arnall, it was concluded that the saddest day of the year is the third Monday in January, it is called Blue Monday. And although we may not all live this day in the same way, it is true that the month of January can be a complicated month due to various factors such as the slope of January, the winter season and the end of holidays and the timing of many celebrations. . , Therefore, it is important that we take care of not only our physical health today and throughout the year, but also our emotional health.
We share these Alexa actions and skills that will help you feel better when you need them.
clear your mind and relax
Today’s fast-paced life, be it work or school, can cause constant stress. But don’t spread panic! Alexa can help soothe anxiety with soothing sounds. For example, if you are one of those people who relax listening to their favorite music, try saying “Alexa, play light jazz.” You will be able to search your favorite music service for a playlist with happy songs. You can also search or create a personalized one with all the music you love that helps put you in a better or happier mood and ask Alexa to play it by saying, “Alexa, play happy music.” Or if you prefer to listen to ambient sounds to clear your mind and relieve stress, say “Alexa, play the sounds of the ocean.” Remember that you can also program a cohesive environment with the help of spotlights and other smart devices for “Routine” functions within the Alexa app by following these steps:
- Go to “More” in the lower right corner of the interface
- Select the “Routines” option
- Press the “Add” option (+)
- Configure the name of your routine, for example “Relax Mode”, and modify the schedule, devices, and actions. Very easy!
There are many ways to relax, try the one that works best for you.
Meditation has many benefits for our body and mind. It helps us to connect with ourselves, be more present, relax and release anxiety. So a great way to take care of our emotional well-being is to make meditation a habit, even if it’s just for a few minutes a day. To do this, you can try the “Diana” skill, whether you are already an expert in meditation or just starting out in this practice, you will find meditations guided by experts. Try saying “Alexa, open Diana Meditations”.
laughter is the best medicine
In case you didn’t know, laughter helps to release stress, as it relaxes the body and releases endorphins, as well as providing many other benefits to the body. So, there’s nothing better than starting the day off with a little good humour, so give Alexa the opportunity to tell you your best jokes in the morning or when you need it, all you have to do is say: “Alexa, tell me a joke” ” and have fun.
watch a funny movie
If you want to be distracted for a while with a movie that makes you laugh, Alexa and Fire TV will be your allies. If you have a Fire TV Stick, simply press the Alexa button and say “Alexa, search for comedy movies”. Or, if you have an Echo Show 15, you can use the Fire TV and search for movies just like you would with the Alexa Voice Remote.
have fun with your friends
Sharing moments of laughter and fun with the people we love most can be one of the best ways to feel relaxed or lift our mood. Invite your friends over for a karaoke night at home and show them your talent by singing one of 100,000 songs from different genres and artists available in the Alexa Karaoke skill. All you need is an Echo Show device or any version of the Fire TV Stick to access this experience. Try saying “Alexa, I want to sing karaoke” and then “Alexa, play country songs” and have it on stage… or in your living room.
Connect with your loved ones remotely
Being or feeling close to the people we love is very important to our emotional well-being. One of the biggest benefits that technology has given us is the opportunity to connect with our family and friends through calls regardless of distance. so if you are a little BlueCall the loved one who always lifts your spirits You can make Alexa calls to Alexa, as well as make free phone calls to up to 10 landlines or cell numbers in Mexico, the United States, and Canada, regardless of where your contacts are Do not use Alexa. In addition, if both parties have Echo Show devices, they can video call and interact with reactions and effects to make your call more fun, like applying a hot dog filter, etc. Just follow these easy steps:
- In the Alexa app, go to the “Communication” option.
- Select the “Contacts” icon.
- And follow the on-screen instructions to link your mobile number.
- You can select up to 10 contacts as favorites and be able to call them.
Do you already know everything you can do with Alexa? If not, we hope that from now on these options will be very useful for you all the time.