10 meditation apps to help you stay mindful and focused
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This is one of the most popular meditation apps, with more than 11 hours of meditations specific to 15 different parts of your day, like travel, sleep, a work break, and more. It’s available for iPhone and Android for $4.99.
Insight Timer is a social network for different meditations. The community can upload them and then people can rate each meditation. They vary from minute-long practices to hour-long ones. The basic version is free for iPhone and Android.
Stop, Breathe & Think
This app is a tool to help guide people of all ages and experience levels through simple meditations. Check in with what you’re thinking and how you’re feeling, practice mindful breathing with the app, and then watch your progress over time. It’s available for free on iPhone and Android.
The Mindfulness App
The Mindfulness App helps you reduce stress by providing guided meditations from all over the world. Those come with it, but you can also buy guided meditations from experienced meditation teachers. It’s available for $1.99 for iPhone and Android.
This app is a flexible meditation timer that uses gongs and bells to time your practice. It has its own pre-loaded audio meditations, or you can connect with other community members and develop on your own. It’s available for freefor iPhone.
Smiling Mind is meant for children and developed by psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy. It’s available for free for iPhone and Android.
Omvana is a very popular app for meditation, and it integrates with Apple’s HealthKit to track and monitor your well-being. There are guided meditations, access to experts, and customizable tracks. It’s available for free on iPhone and Android.
Breathful helps you focus specifically on breathing. It has 10 minute sessions of mindfulness practice and it will help you monitor each session to become less distracted as you go. It’s available for free for iPhone.
This app is based on music. It allows you to create relaxing melodies and rhythmic sequences to help calm you down. It’s made to help you to focus, explore, and get lost for a few minutes a day. It’s available for $0.99 for iPhone and Android.