In today’s high tech world, there’s a bit of technology for everyone. Meditation is no different. Many of us rely on our phones and tablets for many aspects of our lives, and there are some great apps for aiding in meditation. In this blog post, we examine some of the more popular meditation apps on the iTunes app store. Keep in mind, these are just a few of the apps available, and they are in no particular order, just a few that are popular right now.
This app features simplicity, which is the basis of all meditation, isn’t it? Users have the option to use guided meditation, and have the option to have music, or silence. Nature sounds are also included. Guided meditation is offered in 5 to 30 minute sessions. $1.99, iTunes, Google Play
The Headspace app delivers mindfulness and meditation in a tutorial form. It promises to teach meditation in 10 minutes a day, which sounds appealing to newcomers or busy individuals. Headspace offers numerous meditation sessions, both guided and unguided, and up to 60 minute sessions. The app is free, however users have the option to buy further sessions. iTunes store, Google Play
An entry for Android platform, this app is available on Google Play. Calm promises to help you meditate, sleep and relax, taken from their byline. What they do offer is many guided and unguided meditation sessions, music to help you meditate, and nature sounds. Free, Google Play
Music to help you meditate
With the onset of streaming and browser based music services, there are many alternatives that can be free for users. Pandora and Spotify are two choices that users can use to incorporate relaxing music and/or sounds to aid in their meditation. If you use any of these apps or services, let us know in the comments section!