Mobile apps provide another option to interact and engage in activities to improve ones wellness. These apps are intended to be suplemental resources to help exercise meditation, reduce stress, anxiety and increase focus, self-esteem and even mood tracking.
1. Simple Habit
"Simple Habit is the best meditation app for busy people. Meditate for just 5 minutes/day
to reduce stress, improve focus, sleep better, relax faster, breathe easier, and more.:
Recommended by Apple and Business insider.
"Something that could be used on-the-go!
Referred by: Anxiety British Columbia
"Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety
and fear from controlling your life. Mindshift is an app designed to help teens and young
adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than
trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it."
“Calm is the #1 app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to
your daily life. Join the millions experiencing less anxiety and better sleep with our
guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs and relaxing music.”
Referred by: Anxiety and Depression Association of America
“Targeted to help those with anxiety and mood disorders and stress, this app teaches
deep breathing, behavioral exercises, excises and identifying cognitive distortions
(negative thinking patterns), and learning how to replace them with positive
“HealthyMinds is a problem-solving tool to help deal with emotions and cope with the
stresses you encounter both on and off campus. The goal: Keeping your mind healthy.”