No matter how hectic your day-to-day schedule gets, it is always important to set aside a few minutes of mindfulness! With technology always on hand nowadays, we have access to endless amounts of information, so why not make the most of it and take a few minutes to utilize these readily available apps.
This app gives its consumers access to immense amount of premium applications completely free for a year (which is pretty giving for a free trial). This includes over 200 guided meditation courses such as travel meditation, meditation for students, and many more so that you find the one or ones that work best for you based on your needs.
Whether you are new to meditation or have been practicing certain mantras for years, there are plenty of instructions for both beginners and experts. You can time your sessions, record and track your stats to see your progress.
This app is all about sound. The purpose of this, is to help you wake up and fall asleep with ease. It can even help you stay focused while you work. Set up playlists that will work for you with plenty of sound options to choose from. You can even set it up for your kids as well!
This app is specifically focused on stress management. This user-friendly app guides you through proper breathing, your results, and other specialty guides. A special feature this app offers is the ability to sync it with an Apple Watch to track your heart rate and visibly see your progress.
Headspace prides their product on its clinically-validated research in order to see serious results. This app is completely free: no trial period, no catch.
Mindfulness Bell menu bar
This menu application is simple, and puts you in more control of what you do with it. Its simple purpose is to set off a bell at whatever desired times you preset it to. The bell is supposed to be a reminder to take a few minutes to clear your head. If you are a mindfulness master already, this is a free, simple app to remind you to practice a few minutes of breathing that gives you peace of mind regularly. Sometimes all we need is reminder.
Zen: coloring book for adults
If deep breathing isn’t for you, coloring is another great option. Coloring, similarly to breathing practices, puts your body in a state of meditation and may be more your style. The application is easy to use, free, and has you getting lost in a mindless and relaxing activity with a variety of patterns to choose from.