Recharge, refocus, relax and improve your focus daily while traveling or at home. Mindfulness apps are trending in a big way.
Meditation is a great way to refocus and center yourself, but with life being as hectic and distracting as it is today with social media, it can be very difficult task to master. With regular practice, you can learn to shut out the noise of modern life and be present without having to take a trip to a remote tropical island. I took the overwhelm out of finding the most valuable and easy-to-use mindfulness apps that are available free and narrowed it down to these five apps.
The Miracle Membership by Gabby Bernstein is one of my favs. It provides meditation, motivation, guidance, inspiration, hope and connection every week. You’ll get an easy-to-follow outline for the week, with a meditation, an affirmation, a lesson and a worksheet. Plus, there’s hundreds of hours of content inside your portal to help you manifest abundance, reduce anxiety, improve your relationships and more!
Get it: $114/6 month or $190/year for premium
Insight Timer has a huge library of content: over 80,000 free guided meditations from over 10,000 teachers on topics like stress, relationships, healing, sleep, creativity, and more.
Headspace has guided meditations for just about every mood or goal. Whether you want to meditate for stress relief and mindfulness, or more specific challenges like grief, body image, fear, parenting struggles, political anxiety, or more, Headspace probably has a meditation for it.
“Meditation is like a gym in which you develop the powerful mental muscles of calm and insight." - Ajahn Brahm
Ten Percent Happier
Learn to meditate from the world’s top mindfulness experts. If you’re struggling with this whole meditation thing, there’s even a chat feature that connects you to your own meditation coach who will answer all your questions.
On top of its classic guided meditations and mindfulness tools like timers and ambient music, Calm is well-known for its star-studded Sleep Stories.
Healthy Minds Program
Healthy Minds Program is a free app that centers on four key ideas: Awareness, Connection, Insight, and Purpose. Its content is more user-friendly and goal-driven than that of other free apps. If you’re looking for a simple, straightforward path to meditation without ads or constant pop-ups prompting you to pay for a subscription, this might be a good choice.
Meditation apps are a great way to learn meditation habits. They can help keep you on track and send you reminders to practice your meditation habits daily. I love meditating every morning especially while traveling.
There are a number of meditation apps to choose from, so make sure you choose the one that best fits your lifestyle and goals. Don’t be afraid to try different apps until you find one that works for you!