We tested a bunch of mental health apps, here are the ones that we liked the most to stay calm and focused
This daily wellbeing app acts as a daily wellbeing journal – Each day it asks users to identify their feelings, record moments of gratitude and practice mindfulness. The aim is to develop emotional literacy, engage with the positive things in life and be actively present. This app is suitable for and has programs designed specifically for primary & secondary school students and adults of all ages who want to improve their mental wellbeing.
You can purchase the app for $4.49
The app was produced in consultation with the Centre for Clinical Interventions and is based on cognitive behavioural techniques used by health and wellbeing practitioners to assist people with anxiety and stress. This clever app interrupts your repetitive thinking by setting aside your worries until later, so you don’t get caught up in them and can get on with your day. All you have to do is decide on a time, place and length of time to deal with your worries each day – and when you notice yourself worrying about something, add it to WorryTime and get on with your day. Use your WorryTime to review the worries you’ve added and ditch those that no longer concern you.
Free to use.
A simple Habit is an excellent tool for those feeling overwhelmed or tired. Offering guided mindfulness & meditation, daily motivation, guided sleep sessions and coaching by world-renowned experts, personalised for the way you live your life – Its five-minute format aimed at enabling the broadest range of super busy people to be able to find space for it in their schedule – making it the perfect companion for your working day
Free trial available.
Developed by Melbourne based Jane Martino in 2012, we have no doubt you have heard of this app. This unique tool offers multiple mindfulness and meditation programs, including brief sessions tailored to individual goals such as reducing stress, cultivating better sleep, improving attention & concentration, mindful eating and more! Their mindful meditations cater to varied users, from children to pregnant women and workplaces.
This app is free