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Anxious, Stressed? 5 Free Meditation Apps To Help You Stay Calm

Headspace has a wide array of meditation courses that cover a range of requirements such as anxiety relief, personal growth, work and productivity to special courses for students. An interesting feature of this app is the option to turn on push notifications for the app which will periodically send you reminders to be present in the moment and breathe correctly.

1. Headspace

This app provides guided meditation and mindfulness sessions that you can choose depending on the amount of time you are willing to spend. It also updates its collection with new sessions daily. You can choose from Sleep Stories (their most popular feature), soothing music, breathing programs as well as masterclasses.

2. Calm

Created by meditation specialists and mental health professionals, this app employs machine learning to customise your journey of self-improvement to your personal goals and needs. It also gives the option to keep track of your moods to see the change that it brings to your mental health and levels of satisfaction.

3. Aura

One of the best things about this app is that it can be used effectively by both beginners as well as experienced meditators. In fact, TIME magazine voted it as one of the best meditation apps of the previous year! It also has discussion groups and activities to foster a sense of community building.

4. Insight Timer

Smiling Mind is a 100% not-for-profit organisation, which aims to make meditation more accessible to people. The app is especially helpful for children as it helps them to wind down and relax before going to sleep. The bedtime stories are a great bonding experience for parents and kids alike.

5. Smiling Mind

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