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By Jacquelyn Zimmer
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Concerns about money, work and the economy top the list of most frequently cited sources of stress. Over the past few months, I have researched the scientific effects of stress and what it can do to the body as well as the coloration it has with rock balancing. 
The upsetting thing I found out was that not everyone knew that rock balancing was something that people did. The people immersed into this hobby are on to something. One of the core reasons that rock balancing is a thing, is because it helps you find a balance within yourself, whether it be spiritual or mind clearing. The rock stacking kit designed to reduce stress as well as gives you insight into this centuries old hobby used for deeper meditation and mindfulness. Naturally decreases stress while increases control, anger management, and clearing your mind. The kit can be used while at home or in the office. Or it can assist you wherever you are since it is light and portable. Take your kit on location whether it is a park, trail, or even study session at the library. Anywhere because stress doesn’t have a set time it shows up. It can be good for a variety of different needs like the people how need to use it every day for a retinue and getting themselves through the day or the people who use it every once in a while, for when they need it most. The best part of this kit from CenShine is that you get more for less. With everything this kit can give you, it doesn’t ask for anything in return. It is not a commitment driven activity like getting a gym membership or signing up for yoga lessons.
Budget 
So the total $3,000 here goes into paying the construction of the boxes, getting supplies/materials for the boxes, purchasing the rocks, paying the designer for the copy/images/concepts/final presentations and the printing and assembly costs for the packaging/guides. The money given in support is not going to be wasted on a cheap rendition of the box shown in the video. It is hardwood that is cut, sanded, assembled carefully and stained to the point where we all can be proud of.

Risks and challenges

One of the challenges I ran into was how do I represent a box specially made for rock balancing. Something that is easy to take with you and to properly connect to the concepts of my project.
I started by researching interesting box styles and shapes. I then started to flesh out some ideas through sketching. I wanted something that was realistic to make but still interesting enough that pushes rock balancing. Some of the sketches had shelves and I liked that idea. I went with a square/rectangular shape because the way to balancing rocks is to find points where they can lock together which means edges. Roundish rocks fit better inside of squares that triangles, that's why I went with four sides.
The shelves I felt represented the way the rocks looked in their tower form. With one shelf for every rock, it gave it a beautiful balance inside of the piece just like it should give a sense of balancing inside of the consumer.
The small areas that the shelves create, make it so the rocks don't bang around and to not move freely throughout the box when they are being transported.

The prototypes have been made, just the funds for the rest of production is the next step. After they have been collected from our supporters, we can start the building processes. Then by end of spring 2018, CenShine Rock Stacking Kits can go on sale.

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