Category Archives: Mental Health

My Kindergarten Teacher VR

This is a VR sim­u­la­tion of you as a five year old. You look up and a love­ly warm moth­er­ly char­ac­ter says “Ooh poor thing, let’s get a bandaid on that. Here, have a hug,” and is gen­er­al­ly just a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Mindful Storytime

The idea here is to blend mind­ful­ness with abo­rig­i­nal dream time sto­ries. The desired out­come is both a ver­bal record of these won­der­ful sto­ries that peo­ple can pass down from one gen­er­a­tion to the next, a means for Aus­tralians to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Lithiated Water

So I’ve just learned about the won­der­ful effects of low dose lithi­um and read that they used to make lithi­at­ed water, and in fact 7up was lithi­at­ed. I think giv­en the sup­ple­ments indus­try that lithi­at­ed water needs to make a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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LiveInIt

Imag­ine a VR expe­ri­ence where you walk out on stage to ador­ing fans. A full 3d video of some­one big name lead singer walk­ing out and hear­ing those cheers, for YOU. They’re cheer­ing for you!  LiveInIt is a set of “expe­ri­ences” … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Compost & Conversation

This is a ser­vice where some­one goes to some­one’s house to col­lect their house­hold scraps every cou­ple of days. The idea is that these peo­ple are dual pur­pose — they are a men­tal health ser­vice, they pop by and have … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Whole Health Centers

I believe that the med­ical pro­fes­sion is los­ing trust at an alarm­ing rate. I don’t like that peo­ple are turn­ing to stu­pid things like home­opa­thy, but by the same token a nat­ropath will sit down with you for an hour … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Repatriate

VR soft­ware that helps inmates that are com­ing towards the end of their term in prison expe­ri­ence every day life via VR. Pay­ing with cred­it cards, order­ing ubers, etc. This helps them to enter soci­ety, and not com­mit crimes to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Self Reflection: The health mirror

So this is a com­bi­na­tion of two pre­vi­ous ideas. One is the smart mir­ror / mir­ror mir­ror on the wall idea where you have an AI like pres­ence in the mir­ror that can dis­play cer­tain things. The oth­er idea is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Good Times 4 Bad Times Phone/Photo App

One thing about depres­sion is that you can’t see any­thing good. Good Times 4 Bad Times is an appli­ca­tion that runs on your phone (plugs in to Google pho­to’s?) that asks you some real­ly spe­cif­ic ques­tions about your mood and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Actually. A bot that helps you record the things you appreciate.

One of the many tools in the tool­belt of Cog­ni­tive Behav­ioral Ther­a­py is to train your brain by rein­forc­ing good things. A mech­a­nism to do this is to write down 3 things that you appre­ci­ate each day. How­ev­er, I believe … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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