7 Apps to help your mental health during the Coronavirus Pandemic
2020 hasn’t been quiet your year?! Don’t worry there are millions of people who are feeling the same.
Especially the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted many people in varying ways. It is understandable that during these unpredictable times, people may be feeling afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed.
The following are some mental health and wellbeing Apps to use to continue looking after ourselves during these difficult times.
So, take a look below at our top list of mental health apps and see if using any can help you brighten your day:
Get happy, stress less & sleep well.
Headspace is your guide to everyday mindfulness in just a few minutes a day. Choose from hundreds of guided meditations on everything from managing stress and anxiety to sleep, productivity, exercise and physical health – including short meditations for when you’re on the go. Mindspace will help you finding some space during tough times. ($free)
Smiling Mind is a free mindfulness meditation app developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance back in your life when needed. The App is designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress & challenges of the daily life. ($free)
Breath2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practices exercise to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s stress response. ($free)
Named by Apple as the 2017 iPhone App of the Year, Calm is quickly becoming regarded as one of the best mental health apps available. Calm can help you meditate, sleep, relax, focus and much more. You’ll discover how meditation can improve your mood-and your life. ($13/month)
Anxiety, self-doubt and negative thinking can stop you from being the person you want to be. Mindset will help to take control & overcome these unhelpful thought pattern through science-based hypnotherapy. Listen daily to short, relaxing and effective sessions that focus on your mindset. ($free)
What’s up is an amazing free app that uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and more. Use the positive and negative habit tracker to maintain your good habits, and break those that are counterproductive. ($free)
MoodKit uses the foundation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and provides users with over 200 different mood improvement activities. MoodKit helps users engage in mood-enhancing activities, identify and change unhealthy thinking, rate and chart mood across time, and create journal entries using custom templates designed to promote well-being. ($7.99)