17 Apps for Mindfulness & Meditation

September 12, 2022 Desiree Homer

If there’s one list New York event planners need right now, it’s this one. With so many tasks and deadlines ruling your life, you’re always looking for a great way to practice a little mindfulness and self-care. Here’s a quick glimpse and sneak peek at some of the apps you can start exploring right now to incorporate a few moments of peace, mediation, and centering. 

1. Breethe

Available for iOS and Android, Breethe is the app that helps incorporate mindfulness, peace, and a little humor into your already hectic life. Specializing in anxiety relief, rest monitoring, and stress management, this app is an easy one to work into your busy schedule.

2. Headspace

Headspace says, “be kind to your mind,” and it’s an iOS and Android app dedicated to making wellness and mindfulness easy to manage. It offers a 14-day free trial before kicking in the $5.83 or $12.99/month packages.

3. Buddhify

With Buddhify, you can expect to explore meditation a little differently. Check out the colorful wheel of activities where you select what you’re doing while the app determines the calming practices you can incorporate into the moment. 

4. iBreathe 

Did you know the average humanoid being inhales up to eight liters every minute? Learn more about breathing, including deep breathing techniques and daily exercises with iBreathe.

5. Breathe+

Breathe+ is another deep breathing exercise app that helps you regulate your breathing and calm yourself in the moment. Visualize how you breathe with this iOS or Android-compatible download.

6. Calm

Called the #1 app for sleep and meditation, Calm is a definite must-try for event planners. Primary categories include improving sleep quality, stress and anxiety reduction, improved focus, and overall self-improvement. There is even a business application worth exploring, too.

7. Healthy Minds Program

This app helps you not only find peace in the moment but also provides skills needed to develop a healthy mind over time. Available for both Android and iOS, there is a free trial to explore the Healthy Minds Program. Strengthen mental focus and decrease stress long-term.

8. UCLA Mindful 

Tap into the power of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center with the UCLA Mindful app! It’s iOS and Android compatible and super-easy to use. Practice mindfulness meditation wherever you may be, and get the help you need in the moment to get through stressful situations. 

9. Waking Up

It’s like an “operating system for your mind.” Waking Up is the app designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself. Enjoy insights and meditations for a more “examined life.”

10. Oak

Oak makes all the lists of best apps for mindfulness and meditation, and it also has five stars and endorsements as a “New Apps We Love” guide from Apple. If you need guided meditations and breathing exercises, this iOS app is a must-try.

11. The Mindfulness App

With The Mindfulness App, calming is possible. Great for both beginners and experienced meditators, this app offers stress relief, customized profiles, and timed sessions to help you schedule mindfulness moments throughout the day.

12. Simple Habit

This five-minute meditation app is really great for busy event planners. Sharpen your focus, live a worry-free life, sleep better, and reduce stress wherever you are. As seen on TV, the Simple Habit app is a dream to use and compatible with both Android and iOS platforms.

Bonus Apps Worth Sampling

For stress release, mindfulness, and meditation, check out some of these other apps frequently on the “best of” lists:

  • Mindfulness with Petit BamBou
  • Meditation Studio
  • Smiling Mind
  • MyLife Meditation
  • Insight Timer

If you’re looking for apps to help with meditation and mindfulness, check out these, made for super-busy professionals like you. And don’t forget to add attending the Expo to your to-do list.

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