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Smartphone Apps to help you manage your chronic disease
Nowadays, it seems almost everyone carries around a smartphone capable of being one’s own personal assistant. We find these especially helpful when managing chronic diseases. CAP is going to share with you the top Apps to help you in all aspects of managing chronic disease; spiritual, emotional, physical, social and intellectual. This week’s focus is on helping you cope with chronic disease in the spiritual aspect.
A meditation timer which allows you to set a target for the length of time you want to meditate each day. It includes a widget that displays the number of consecutive days you have hit the target. It is thus useful not only as a timer, but also as a tool to help motivate you to meditate regularly.
Buddhist Meditation Trainer is your personal trainer for relaxing and enlightening meditation. It features 10 levels of enlightenment with deeper quotes to meditate on in every level. All with a simple to use meditation timer. Simply start meditating for 5 minutes everyday to feel the difference. After ten days you will gain a level and further enlightenment. Added End-Of-Meditation-Sound as requested!
Meditate easily with this elegantly simple App. Enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief and benefits of meditation without prior experience. The Meditation Oasis® Simply Being app has been developed by Richard and Mary Maddux, creators of the popular Meditation Oasis® podcast. It allows you to choose from 4 meditation times and gives you to option to listen with or without music or nature sounds.
Meditator is a premium programmable meditation timer for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
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Mission and Values
The Caring Ambassadors Program mission is to help improve the lives of those affected by long-term diseases through advocacy, information, and support.
People with long-term disease are empowered to make personally appropriate choices to optimize their overall wellness day-by-day. Associated suffering and death are minimized through collaborative healthcare approaches.
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