Sometimes, even our phones can be a source of our stress and anxiety. They often get a lot of our time and attention. However, there are a lot of great apps that can help you to take control of your mental health. We came up with a list of our favorites to share with you.
MyStrength – Available with iOS, Android, and Web
MyStrength offers tools to manage your stress, anxiety, depression and more. Track your moods to identify patterns, practice techniques like meditation and mindulness, and join a community the can help you stay on track. Use Code: UBHCommunity to access MyStrength for free.
Pacifica – Available with iOS, Android & Web
Pacifica is designed to help manage stress and anxiety by using guided self-help such as minfulness and cognitive behavioral activities. The app also offers relaxation guides like meditation and progressive muscle relaxation exercises. Pacifica allows you to set your own goals, track your moods, and progress over time to help identify patterns.
Stop, Breathe, and Think – Available with iOS, Android, and Web
Stop, Breathe, and Think will ask you how you’re feeling both mentally and physically, as well as any emotions you’re having at the time. The app will then recommend a short selection of meditations for your to do based on what you need in the moment. This a very easy to use app that gives a great introduction to meditation and mindfulness.
Whats Up? – Available with iOS and Android
What’s Up? is a free app that provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy at the touch of a button. The app provides games to help with grounding, exercies for relaxation, and activities to help with negative thinking patterns. The app also features a diary tool for tracking emotions and habits.
WildFlowers – Available with iOS & Android
Wildflowers is a mindfulness and meditation app that takes mindfulness to the next level. This app uses your phone’s camera to measure your heart rate, providing data which helps the app to learn more about you. You can also use their meditation suggestion tool to find meditations for your mood and track your progress.