The following applications can be downloaded to your phone and used as mental health and wellness resources:
Timer contains hundreds of customizable features for tracking your meditation practice; peaceful polyphonic bells, soothing ambient sounds, interval and random bells, personalized presets for storing favorite configurations, a journal, and session extensions which automatically commence without you having to open your eyes during meditation.
Do you feel like you're stressed, anxious, sad, frustrated, or unmotivated? The centerpiece of cognitive-behavioral therapy is changing your emotions by identifying negative and distorted thinking patterns. With a thought diary, you can document your negative emotions, analyze flaws in your thinking, and reevaluate your thoughts.
Breathe2Relax is an app developed for stress management. It walks users through breathing exercises that help to reduce stress, stabilize mood, control anger, and manage anxiety. The app's developers note that it can be used on its own to help reduce stress or in combination with other therapies
MindShift (CBT based) helps you learn to relax, develop more effective ways of thinking, and take active steps to take charge of your anxiety. It includes mindfulness meditation, relaxation, mood and anxiety tracking, as well as other tools to tackle worry, panic, perfectionism, social anxiety, and phobias.
The Sleep Genius app was created following decades of research to develop algorithms that trigger your brain into sleeping FASTER, LONGER and DEEPER than ever before.
Notes to Self
Research suggests that what we think affects how we feel. Our thoughts can alter brain chemistry and change how the body functions. By increasing positive thoughts, we can impact our happiness-and even our health.