Juggling life, home and business commitments results in the lack of an everyday work life balance. To assist you re-align and re-focus, we’ve gathered the very best apps available (for your phone and tablet) to help reduce stress and achieve a healthier, happier and more balanced life. Take a break now, introduce some mindfulness into your daily routine and feel your stress melt away!
Stop, Breathe & Think: Mediate app is perfect life hack for those who are always on the go, by encouraging you to find 5 minutes during the day and enabling you to feel the calmness again. By answering a quick survey of your emotional well-being the app will then offer you a customised mediation exercise. A neat sharing function allows you to share your favourite calming routine with friends. Winner of the 2017 Webby Award – Best Health category. Available for iOS and Android.
Headspace: Guided Meditation and Mindfulness offers to be your personal mind and body trainer. Apply mindfulness by selecting the frame of mind and length of session then Headspace will guide you through over 100 “scientifically-proven” techniques suited to your mood and lifestyle. With over 1 million downloads, this app is a worthwhile step to discovering mindfulness. Available for iOS and Android.
Take a Break! App from the creators of the popular Mediation Oasis podcast and offers guided mindfulness customised to your meditation level and specified length of session (from 5, 10, 15, 20, or 30 minutes). This app encourages and rewards the user with more intense mediation sessions as you grow. Customise your sessions with the guidance voice and sounds or both or silence if you prefer. Available for iOS and Android.
Omvana: Meditation, Yoga and Sleep App not only provides you with hundreds of self-improving mediations from the world’s best wellness and meditation teachers but a wide collection of meditations, narrated sessions as well as sleep-inducing, calming music and sounds – perfect for your personal yoga sessions. With a concentration on sleep self-improvement, this app is recommended for those seeking positive sleep enhancements. Available for iOS and Android
Welzen: Meditation to Relax, Focus and Sleep Better app features guidance for self-improvement for both adults and kids. With tailored programs, the app offers a guided mediation series, on-the-go Daily Happiness – a collection of 10-minute routines to help you through the busy everyday and the Micro-Meditations can quickly banish those emotional meltdowns. Available for iOS and Android
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