We can just hear the Enya track now.
MindSpa," which we appropriately saw on SCI FI Tech.--or, more accurate, products that claim to relieve stress--are , of course, but that doesn't seem to deter a steady stream of them from coming onto the market seemingly every few days. The latest goes by the sci-fi-sounding name "
Like so many other so-called, this one uses a combination of calming lights and other New Agey stuff to lull us into a state of relaxation. According to its Web site, "The frequencies of light and sound in our eight Progressive Relaxation Programs (TM) assist the mind into entering slower, deeper brainwave states." Got it.
We'd like to keep an open mind about this kind of thing. Really, we would. But we can't get past SCI FI's trenchant observation: The price alone--$250--would likely prevent us from ever obtaining a state of full nirvana.