Bliss is at your fingertips. Well, sort of. Smartphones have become an essential part of our life. You are literally just a click away from mindful meditation or perhaps your daily dose of affirmation, maybe even learning a new Yoga pose? February is the month of love and what better place to begin than with yourself. Let us guide you through your self-care and self-love journey with these fabulous wellness app suggestions that you can easily download on either iOS or Android devices and use for a happier you.
With an easy to use interface and fun graphics/ illustrations to keep users engaged, Headspace is a great app if you want to let go of your worries and get into meditation mode for a more mindful lifestyle. The app has guided sessions which makes it easier to pick what connects with you and tune in to tune out. It also has a mix of features that you can ease yourself into, from nature soundscapes to calming music. Go with what makes you comfortable!
If you need motivation and guidance for a healthier lifestyle and nutrition, then Lifesum is it. No matter which new diet you want to opt for, for example, Keto or Mediterranean, Lifesum will guide you through while helping you keep track of your meal plans, calories, and overall healthy eating journey. It also offers recipes to make your meal plans exciting and delicious.
We pay less attention to one of the most important elements that our body needs, water! Are you drinking enough? Waterlogged can help you with your H2O intake by keeping track of your daily hydration goals. It even gives you options to select the type of bottle or glass you want on your app screen and set reminders so you don’t miss out on your water intake throughout the day.
A different type of mindfulness app, Endel is uber-innovative and allows you to create personalized soundscapes for yourself using neuroscience as the base of its concept. Different sounds affect you and your mind differently. You associate with each in a different manner. Sounds can be relaxing, exciting, refreshing and so much more. Endel lets you play around and create soundscapes as per your mood. Use it to meditate or just listen for some peace, calm, or sleep.
If you ever wished for a yoga instructor on your phone, you’d really love Down Dog. It has a variety of routines, levels, durations as well as styles for both beginners and professional yogis that won’t bore you. This is a great app for you to enter into the world of yoga at your own pace.
My Possible Self
Mental health is as important as physical health. My Possible Self is easy yet versatile. It can help you monitor your emotions and help identify triggers as well as patterns that affect your behaviour. It has a self-help section that contains information on topics like anxiety, stress and many other related concerns. The best part is that the content is clinically proven.
No time for the gym? No worries when you can just Sworkit! Great for working out at home, Sworkit provides free videos with multiple options to chose from. It’s not only fun and effective it also provides useful fitness guidelines. You can do strength training, cardio, or make your own exercise plan. It’s like having your own personal trainer.
Now that you have all the options, there should be no excuse to delay your emotional, mental, and physical health any further. Get clicking, download, and start. Cheers to your happiness!