Anxiety levels are at an all-time high with the current global pandemic, job insecurity and the pending financial recession. These are uncertain times my friend. If you’re feeling anxious and worried, taking a moment each day to practise mindfulness will help you to feel more calm. If you’re busy throughout the day, you can use one of these apps to help send you off to sleep feeling calm and relaxed. Here are three mindfulness apps for anyone suffering with anxiety…
Mindfulness Apps To Try…
Calm is the number one app for sleep, meditation and relaxation. Over 50 million people have downloaded Calm and they boast over 700,000 5-star reviews! You can try Calm for free and experience a variety of meditations including the ‘7 days to calm anxiety’ series. If you’re struggling to get to sleep, you can listen to calming bedtime stories that will send you off to dreamland. There is so much to explore on the Calm app from relaxing music, meditations, nature scenes and morning stretches to get your body moving. You can sample lots for free and pay to unlock the other features.
Calm App – Sleep more. Stress Less. Live Better
Headspace has one mission: to improve the health and happiness of the world. Headspace offers meditation tracks, videos, and animations. There are nine meditation courses that deal with various aspects of anxiety, including loneliness, and stress-relief. Similarly to Calm, you can sample bits of Headspace for free and enjoy full premium access for a £9.99 per month. If you’re a student in the UK with a Unidays account, you can get Headspace Premium for free when you sign up for Spotify Premium.
Headspace App– Stress Less. Move More. Sleep Soundly.
Rootd aims to teach you changes to make that help offer relief from heightened anxiety and create a calm mind. Rootd offers knowledge and helps you to understand where anxiety comes from, how our bodies and minds experience panic attacks and why it is happening to you. Rootd takes a holistic look at anxiety causes and offers practical changes such as diet adjustments, exercises and writing practices to try. Again, you can sample Rootd for free and explore to various features.
Rootd App– Panic Attack & Anxiety Relief in your pocket.
Hopefully you’re managing to keep calm amidst the chaos and take a moment to look after yourself. Although times are uncertain, they too shall pass and brighter days will follow.
“grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,-Serenity Prayer
courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”