Need a personal trainer to help you do your daily quota of yoga? A smartphone app can work out a lot cheaper than going to yoga class. Even if you skip class, you can always do later, it at the time of your choosing.
In case you’re out shopping for a personality upgrade, look no further than these five apps, which all carry 4+ star ratings and stellar reputations.
Available on iOS and Android, this app tries to bring mindfulness to busy city lives, and is packed with guided meditation lessons that you can listen to all day. Buddhify 2
has a solo mode, and keeps track of stats as well.
Headspace calls itself a gym membership for the mind. The app claims to use proven meditation and mindfulness techniques to make you happier, healthier and more joyful. It has 10 free lessons following which you will have to subscribe to a monthly or yearly package.
Available on iOS and Android, this app sets you up with 16 blissful music tracks, and comes with 7 days of guided meditation in the introductory program. The premium version has meditation guides for improving focus, creativity, energy and sleep.
Available on iOS, Android, and the web, the app lets you create your own personal bubble of calm and peace in . The paid version, which supports this non-profit app supports longer versions of your favourite meditations, and a special meditation bundle by k.d. lang.
HuffPost's very own GPS for the Soul app (free), uses HeartMath technology to detect your stress levels and help you get back on track when you're feeling overwhelmed. The app lets you create personalized "GPS Guides," filled with calming quotes, images and music to instantly soothe the mind and body.