Best Stress Relief Apps

There are many ways to try and beat stress. You could benefit from counselling, massage, or exercise, for instance. Now, thanks to smart phones in our society, there is another way to beat stress, as well as anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders.

Below are a list of apps designed to help reduce stress and improve your mental health.

1. Headspace

Headspace is a comprehensive meditation app, with guided and unguided meditations to help you through all phases of your life. The free app offers ten sessions, with hundreds of hours of extra content if you love it and want to subscribe.


2. Stop, Breathe & Think

Stop, Breathe & Think aims to give you exactly what it says in the title. The chance, and skills, to stop everything, just breathe, and think. The guided meditations cover a range of goals, and are constructed to help you take some time out and concentrate on yourself.


3. Calm

It should come as no surprise that Calm is designed to help you be calm. With stunning backgrounds that you can stare at for ages, and a range of meditations, Calm provides a space for you to get away from it all, without having to go anywhere.


4. Happify

Happify is grounded in the fields of positive psychology, mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy. As the name suggests, Happify’s number one goal is to help us all feel happier, and more emotionally fulfilled.


5. Pacifica

Pacifica is based on cognitive behavioural therapy and meditation, and has some great benefits, like tracking your mood and your health, daily goals, and a thought diary. Pacifica is great for both stress and anxiety.


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