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Connect + Live Your Best Life

Stress negatively impacts our health, performance, sleep, focus, and yes... even our appearance.

We empower you to 
control your response to stress 
and be your best self.

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Hack your mind-body connection

Scientifically proven solution to build resilience, manage stress and enhance performance. Joystik is powerful, simple, quick, and easily incorporated in your busy day!

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Instant dose for immediate relief

Use our Power Up feature when you need a quick boost to level up, de-stress, focus, or just have more joy...on demand!

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Personalize for your needs now + later

Train with our audio sessions to create better sleep, improve your mental and physical health, enhance your focus, improve skin complexion, or just have more joy!

Our mission is to help you realize your ability to control your mind and body to be your best self.

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Kara, K

“I like that the training sessions were short.  That made it easy to incorporate into an already busy schedule and routine.  My daughter and I both use Joystik and find it beneficial.  When we were trialing it, she would ask me “Are we doing Joystik tonight?”  My daughter, who is 11, finds it relaxing and uses it regularly (2-3x/week) and independently to help her fall asleep at night or to calm herself.” 

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Mara, D

”Joystik has been such a great add to my weekly schedule. I've used it in the mornings before I start to get ready for work. It helps me balance and be ready to start the day, even if it's at 5AM. The tools and resources are even more beneficial when the sessions are short!”

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Tim, F

"I've tried meditation a few times before, but I had a hard time sticking with it. Joystik isn't like the other apps, rather it's easy to use and, more importantly, easy to keep using. Feeling more in control of my emotions overall is a

game-changer for me!"

On Demand

With a click of a button, access the conditional response that you've been training for!

Backed by Science

Our unique solution uses peer-reviewed evidence-based techniques used by NASA.

Easy to Implement

Simply follow with the recordings and let your brain & body make the connection. No focus necessary.

Quick Sessions

Sessions are under 8 minutes so you can fit it into your morning, afternoon, or evening routine.

Engaging

Our app encourages daily use which provides the best outcomes for your mind & body.

Stress Tracking

Our PSS-4 simple four question survey, will help track & monitor your progress.

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Benefits

Better

Sleep

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Enhanced

Focus

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Reduced

Stress

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Increased Performance

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Increased

Joy

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Improved

Complexion

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Mission Driven

A subscription that spreads joy

For every subscription purchased, one will be given to those in need with select partners and organizations.

 

More to come soon on our first partners.

Reaching Out

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  • What is Autogenics?
    Autogenics is a unique and evidence-based mind-body medicine technique that creates a relaxation response in the body. A relaxation response is the opposite of the fight or flight response. During a relaxation response, heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing all go down, while a feeling of calm goes up. Autogenics was developed to target the physical expression of stress by using a series of phrases to gain a level of control over these processes. Over the years it has advanced from a relaxation technique to a tool that optimizes performance, health and well-being. NASA and Olympic athletes harnessed autogenics to perform at their best. Autogenics takes you through a series of systematic mental exercises that target specific physiological reactions in the brain and body . Through the power of self-suggestion you are taught how to consciously and intentionally control your Autonomic Nervous System.
  • Is Autogenics evidence-based and well researched?
    Yes! Based on decades of research and clinical studies, Autogenics is one of the more well researched and evidence-based mind-body medicine techniques. Research has shown Autogenics to improve physical and emotional well-being, and even skin appearance.
  • Is Autogenics safe?
    Yes! Autogenics has been proven to be a safe technique for ages 5 and up.
  • What is Classical Conditioning?
    Classical Conditioning is a scientifically validated learning of association between two previously unrelated stimuli to change behavior (Pavlov). Pavlov proved this by ringing a bell when a dog was given its food. At first, the dog salivated because it was about to eat, but over time, just the sound of the bell caused the dog to salivate, even when no food showed up. This effect is known as conditioning and we use it here to make your training more powerful. Don’t worry, we won’t make you salivate!
  • How does Classical Conditioning make our Power Up feature work?
    With Classical Conditioning, we will train your brain to learn that a session of Joystik causes you to feel almost immediately calmer. This will give you superpowers to use with our on-demand benefit; just hit the button for the Power Up Meter. The Power Up gives you the ability to de-stress, focus, feel calmer, and improve performance in under 10 seconds! We want to put your training to work for you because let’s face it, we’ve all had life throw us curve balls and sometimes you don’t even have time to perform a simple breathing technique.
  • What is Passive Concentration?
    This is one of the most unique components of Autogenics. Passive Concentration means not thinking about what you are saying too much. For instance, in the training when we mention “your arm is heavy”, you’re not supposed to think about your arm being heavy…let your brain do what it will. Your arm might feel heavy, light, numb, cold, or no different at all. Whatever you feel is ok and your training is still working.

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In The News

February 2024 // Joystik CEO and co-founder, Christian Stoll, talks with James Groh on TMJ4 News about their unique and powerful approach to get in control over stress. They also feature a current partnership with Concordia University and how Joystik is helping student-athletes there not only improve performance, but improve overall mental and physical health.

May 2023 // Joystik co-founder, Dr Sarah Pierce, talks with Inflect Health on the story of Joystik's upcoming mind and body training app.

April 2023 // Joystik CEO and co-founder, Christian Stoll, talks with Stephanie Krubsack on the Person & Planet podcast about Autogenics and the scientific approach to relaxation and increased performance.

Feb 2023 // MKE Startup News talk with Joystik founders about the origin of the idea and the problem Joystik solves.

Feb 2023 // WisconsinInno talks with Joystik CEO & co-founder Christian Stoll  about their new app.

Jan 2023 // Joystik co-founder Dr. Sarah Pierce talks with Dr. Grace about the powerful technique at the core of Joystik, autogenics on [Un]Common Medicine.

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