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12 apps to relax anywhere

12 apps to relax anywhere

April 30, 2024

We are subject, as a general rule, to a very high level of stress. The social structure and the pace of life that we lead forces us to be constantly striving, competing, struggling and struggling to maintain a level of activity, energy and productivity very high almost continuously.

All this can be exhausting and distressing leading to problems such as anxiety are the most prevalent worldwide. So we need a space and different ways to disconnect and relax. This need has generated workshops and activities aimed at it. And the potential of new technologies has been exploited for this purpose, generating, among other alternatives, various applications or smartphone apps to relax anywhere .


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A dozen applications to relax anywhere

Here are a dozen applications or apps to relax in different ways, from meditations to breathing techniques or use of sounds to either lower the level of tension or even help sleep.

1. Calm

With Spanish version and available in Android and browser, this application offers different strategies to relax, from guided meditations to the practice of breathing techniques, music and relaxing scenarios . It's paid, but it offers a free trial version.


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2. White Noise Lite

A simple application that bases its operation on the choice of different soothing sounds, such as the rain, the wind, the Tibetan bowls or the frogs, which allow to disconnect to occur continuously as we imagine in a relaxing situation. Help to sleep and have alarms ready to wake up in time but with peace of mind. It is also free, on Google Play .

3. Gravilux

Available in iOS, this application allows you to draw with your finger, seeing how a large number of particles move depending on where you pass your finger.

4. Tayasui Color

Also on iOS, this payment application (which was purchased a while ago from the Apple Store) offers us mainly coloring different images of different complexity in order to relax .


5. Breathe2Relax

Although its aesthetics is not the best, this free application is very useful in order to learn to perform different breathing techniques that allow us to reduce nerves, tension or anxiety. Available on both Android and iOS.

6. Aura: mindfulness & happiness

Available on iOS and Android and free download, Aura is an application that allows us to develop personalized relaxation sessions, based on a series of basic data such as age, level of agitation or stress, optimism and the interests of the user. Provides Daily sessions of about three minutes of meditation and mindfulness (being useful also to learn to do it).

7. Prune

From what we are in reality before a game, this helps greatly relax with its minimalist proposal in which we must grow a tree. It also plays a musical thread intended to facilitate meditation and relaxation. Yes, it's paid.

8. Intimind

Created by expert psychologists in mindfulness, this application is available completely in Spanish in both Android and iOS. Although the full version is paid (with subscription), it offers a free introductory program of 11 different 10-minute meditation sessions.

9. Life Charge

Free iOS application that bases its operation on making lists of both positive and negative things that happen to us daily, helping us to put them in perspective and reduce the tension generated in the day to day.

10. Smiling Mind

Completely free application on Android, although completely in English. This application is based on helping us to perform meditation sessions and offers different programs depending on the age group, the place where it will take place (at work, for example) or even for athletes. Apparently also offers the option to monitor the mood .

11. Relax Melodies: Sleep and Yoga

Application that has a great variety of white sounds to help us relax and that can even be combined to have personalized tracks. It also has a chronometer and allows multiple meditations (although these are in English and are usually paid). Available on Android.

12. Stop, Breathe and Think: Meditation & Mindfulness

This application available on Android is also very useful for practicing different types of meditation. It helps to relax, stay motivated and rest better. It also allows you to see your own progress and even has videos to help you perform yoga for children. Its download is free and also offers more than 40 free activities, but it has more than 80 in the premium version, which requires a paid subscription.


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