Self Care Corner

Mindfulness

Guided meditations and guided imagery reduce stress and keep us grounded. The works of Bellruth Naperstack  include audio recordings on wellness and stress.

Health Journeys | Guided Imagery | Guided Meditation  https://www.healthjourneys.com/

Self-Care Apps

  • Breathe2Relax  iTunes | Google Play A portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body's 'fight-or-flight' (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker.
  • Buddhify  iTunes | Google Play This is a mindfulness and meditation app that is built around you. Buddhify is perfect for those who are ready to incorporate meditation and mindfulness into their entire day, with meditations that target every aspect of your life, from sleeping, to traveling, to being online. Even if you have never tried meditation before, Buddhify is a life-changer.
  • Calm  iTunes | Google Play Includes multiple guided as well as unguided sessions. When you decide you are ready for more than the seven-day program, you can pay for a subscription, which opens up a 21-day program.
  • Headspace  iTunes | Google Play This app is great for people getting started with meditation. The first level in the program teaches you meditation in easily digestible ten-minute sessions. Once this starter program is complete, you can subscribe to access thousands of hours of content available at your fingertips. What’s unique about Headspace is that with over five million users, you can buddy up with friends to motivate each other and keep on the path to a healthier mind.
  • Insight Timer  iTunes | Google Play A meditation timer that connects you with other meditators across the globe.
    The Mindfulness App  iTunes | Google Play This app allows you to select guided or silent meditations at the length of your choice so no matter what level of meditation experience you have you are covered. Users can also purchase in-app meditation lessons from renowned teachers such as Tara Brach and Eckart Tolle.
  • Omvana  iTunes | Google Play Omvana gives you access to many meditation sounds, music, and guided sessions with meditation experts. Focus options include: mindfulness, stress, relaxation, sleep, and more. You can choose the length of each meditation session, from three minutes to an hour.
  • Relax Melodies  iTunes | Google Play Relax Melodies is designed with a good night’s sleep in mind. If you have difficulty getting to sleep or feeling rested in the morning, then this is the app to try.
  • Smiling Mind iTunes | Google Play Smiling Mind is a nonprofit that was created to increase happiness and compassion in the world, and this app is one step toward that goal. With programs designed by age group, this app is great for kids, teens, and adults.
  • Stop, Breathe, and Think  iTunes | Google Play Stop, Breath & Think will recommend meditations for you to practice each day based on how you feel so that all you have to do is select one and hit play.
  • Take a break! iTunes | Google Play By Meditation Oasis

Mindfulness Websites


     

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