Apps that make meditation easier

Nov 06, 2018

Meditation has been shown to have real scientific benefits. It can help you sleep better and even become a kinder person. Sounds great, right? But then you sit down, close your eyes and you’re lost. How do you even know if you’re doing it ‘right’? Timbercreek Communities wants to help you calm your mind and focus on the present with these apps that make meditation easier.

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The Mindfulness App

To help keep you on track, The Mindfulness App includes a five-day guided meditation practice, as well as reminders to relax, and other features based on your individual meditation habits. This free trial app offers more features with a premium subscription. It's available for iPhone and Android.

Headspace

If you are brand new to meditation, Headspace can help you work it into your routine and guide you along the path. The free trial offers 10 exercises to help newbies learn the ropes and how to incorporate it into your life. There’s even a reward system for continued practice. The interface is light-hearted and accessible. Additional features are available with a premium subscription for iPhone or Android.

Calm

Calm offers guided meditations ranging from 3 to 25 minutes sessions, including one called Daily Calm. This 10-minute practice can be worked into the beginning or end of your day to get you into the habit. The free app includes breathing exercises, sleep stories, and soothing sounds to help you relax and sleep. A premium subscription is available for iPhone and Android.

Insight Timer

You can check out thousands of free guided meditations, and hundreds of meditation music tracks, with Insight Timer. The app is free, but to listen offline you’ll need a subscription. It's available for iPhone or Android devices.

Smiling Mind

Smiling mind can be custom tailored to different age groups, including kids as young as 7. Every member of the family can create their own account. It's available for iPhone or Android.

Timbercreek Communities hopes this post helps you experience all the benefits of meditation, easily.

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