Useful apps for fear, anxiety, relaxation and more

Do you suffer from anxiety? Do you need to relax more or be more compassionate towards yourself? If you answered yes, you might want to consider trying one of the easy to use apps below:


Have you ever wondered how to meditate but just didn’t know where to start?!? Then this app is for you. Plenty of detailed instructions, programmes and animations, this clever app guides you every step of the way. It boasts “the buddy system” where you can connect with a friend for motivation and encouragement. A fav with celebrities and its free!


This free app is from Christopher Germers website on mindful self-compassion. The website content can be downloaded as an app where people have access to free mindfulness meditation and other resources in this area. Mindful self-compassion is the practice of being aware in the present moment and bringing good will to ourselves, especially when we are having a difficult time, such as confusion and stress. The Dalai Lama say, “self-compassion is the first step toward compassion for others”.


This app boasts to “ease your mind and live happier”. It follows Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Mindfulness techniques to reduce daily stress and anxiety. Included are daily mindfulness practices and relaxation exercises
to help track your mood. Created by a team in San Francisco in 2014, it aims at breaking the anxiety cycle one day at a time. You can get access levels from $3.99 to $29.99.


An app for guided meditation. This app is useful for helping you relax, sleep, meditate, focus, and improve your mood and much more. Included in the app are the basics of mindfulness, guided meditation, nature scenes and tranquil music by the meditation music master Kip Mazuy. It is free with in app purchases available.


This free podcast is from Peter Scott IV. He is an author, mentor and speaker on “How to Live a Fearless Life”. He boasts to “transform your life and overcome your deepest, darkest fears”. His goal is to inspire you to achieve the life of your dreams and leave that fear behind. Peter’s book “The Fearless Mindset” is in stores in January.