Bon app-etit

Updated - May 04, 2019 02:35 pm IST

Published - May 04, 2019 02:32 pm IST

Most of us lead extremely stressful lives. Be it our studies, internships, or just everyday hustle bustle, sometimes, all we want to do is to run away to the Himalayas. Since such an escape is not generally possible, the best we can do is to meditate and calm ourselves. Here are some apps that will help.

Stop, Breathe & Think: Meditation & Mindfulness

You can receive recommendations regarding meditation and emotional strength. Hundreds of videos, from experienced yoga instructors, will instruct you how to perform the asana. There are also videos about accupressure, and daily meditation and breathing techniques. The app comes with meditation timers and sleep sounds to help you sleep better. Other features include focus strengthening exercises, anxiety taming techniques, mediation methods that can be done during commutation, and so on. (

10% Happier: Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics

To begin with, there is a seven-session introductory course and mindful meditations. After the completion of this course, you will get daily videos which teach you the basics of meditation, which progressively become more complex. There are audio meditation techniques also that help in coping with anxiety and stress. There are tips on eating, work ethics, relationships, and so on, so that every aspect of your life is taken care of. If you are too busy to take out time for a prolonged meditation session, there are shorter versions that you can do during your commute. (

Calm - Meditate, Sleep, Relax

If you are a beginner, who has never performed any meditation or yoga in your life, then this is the perfect app for you. There are hundreds of programmes suited for beginners, intermediate and advanced users. The app also provides guided meditation sessions that last from three to 25 minutes so that you can choose that length that works for you. Did you love listening to bedtime stories when you were a child? Calm will help you relive those moments as it comes packed with more than a 100 sleep-time stories for adults and children. (

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