Emotion States

In focus

Not in focus

Feeling calm

Feeling stressed

Flow momentum

Deep focus

 

In focus

 
What is it?
When you see ‘In focus’, this means that FOCI has detected a breathing pattern corresponding to being in a state of cognitive focus. This could happen if you are fully immersed in working on a task.
 
What to do:
‘In focus’, lets you know that at the moment, you are in cognitive focus, even if you are playing a game or watching a movie. You can use this knowledge to improve your awareness of attention, and to enter focus more easily.
 

Not in focus

 
What is it?
When you see ‘Not in focus’, this means that FOCI has detected a breathing pattern corresponding to not being in a state of cognitive focus. This could happen if there are distractions in your environment or random thoughts sneak up on you.
 
What to do:
‘Not in focus’, lets you know that at the moment, you are not in cognitive focus, even if you may be working hard. You can use this knowledge to improve your awareness of attention, and to refocus more easily.
 

Feeling calm

 
What is it?
When you see ‘Feeling calm’, this means that FOCI has detected a breathing pattern corresponding to being in a state of cognitive calm. This could happen when you are working at a slow tempo or easing off.
 
What to do:
‘Feeling calm’, lets you know that at the moment, you are more at ease than usual, or in the process of easing yourself from a stressful situation. You can use this knowledge to improve your awareness of emotive states, and gain better control over the work tempo.
 

Feeling stressed

What is it?
When you see ‘Feeling stressed’, this means that FOCI has detected a breathing pattern that is more tense than usual. This could happen when you are struck by a negative thought, or by working on a demanding task.
 
What to do:
‘Feeling stressed’, lets you know that at the moment, you are more tense than usual. It is very normal and could happen often throughout the day. You can use this knowledge to improve your awareness of emotive states, and gain better control over how it affects you.
 

Flow Momentum

 
What is it?
When you see ‘Flow momentum’, this means that FOCI has detected a breathing pattern corresponding to being in a state of cognitive focus, and flow momentum is an approximation of your current depth of focus for entering ‘flow’.
 
What to do:
‘Flow momentum’, lets you know that at the moment, how far you are from entering ‘flow’. It is not easy to build up momentum to enter ‘flow’. You can use this knowledge to improve your awareness, to help you get into ‘flow’.
 

Deep focus

 
What is it?
‘Deep focus’ is your cumulative cognitive focus time for the day. It is compared with that of yesterday, last week, your weekly best and personal best. These trends are an approximation of how well you are doing.
 
What to do:
‘Deep focus’ lets you know how much you have focused when you work on different schedules, or are under different physical or emotive states. You can use this knowledge to plan your schedule, based on your daily cycle.