6 Wellness Apps You Need to Have on Your Phone

By Aja Webber – April 11, 2022

The chaos of daily life can be tough to handle, but thanks to technology, there are mobile applications that can help you manage stress. Whether you are in need of some relaxing meditation, a quick home workout or simply accountability to stay on track, these apps have you covered.

Calm

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This mobile app has a mission to help you relax wherever you may be. With over 100 million downloads, you will never run out of things to do on this calming app. Through their guided meditations, peaceful sleep music and mindful movement video sessions, Calm can make a stressful day into a pleasant and tranquil experience.

The sheer amount of resources on the app can be overwhelming, but Calm has a solution. When you log on, you will be asked a series of questions regarding your goals, and Calm will tailor the content to your specific needs.

For a chance to have the most peaceful and relaxing day or night of your life, simply go to the app store and download the Calm app.

Cost: Free or paid version ($69.99 per year)

Availability: Apple and Android

Simply Yoga

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Going to the gym or group workout classes can be tough to manage with work or school, but Simply Yoga makes moving your body easy. 

Simply Yoga offers a 20-, 40- or 60-minute yoga routine that you can do almost anywhere. Great for beginners, this app shows more than 30 poses with audio and video instructions to guide you through the process.

Cost: Free or pro version ($19.99)

Availability: Apple and Android

Noom

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With new fad diets coming out every day, it can be almost impossible to stick to one that works for you, but Noom can help break this infuriating cycle. 

Noom recognizes that weight loss isn’t easy, and it’s even harder to do it by yourself. Through psychology, technology and human coaching, Noom is determined to keep your weight loss goals on track.

When you open the app, you will be greeted with a short questionnaire to go over your personal goals. Depending on how you answer the questions, you will be paired with a coach that will give you a diet and exercise plan to best fit your needs. The great thing about Noom is that the app’s coaches address the mental aspects of weight challenges in addition to the physical aspects.

With the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques, Noom’s coaches hope to address the root of the issue to further benefit your overall health. Between the thousands of professional health coaches that work with Noom, you are sure to be paired with the right coach for you.

Cost: 14-day free trial with monthly plans after

Availability: Apple and Android

Breeze: Mood Tracker, Diary

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Writing in a journal is a great way to destress and get in tune with your emotions, but it can also be time-consuming and hard to maintain. The Breeze app makes tracking your mood so easy that there is no excuse not to do it.

Following a questionnaire about your personality type, Breeze curates a list of mental health courses to help you better cope with your emotions. 

If you have a hard time identifying what you’re feeling, Breeze can help you. When you go to track your mood, Breeze will offer specific words to best capture what you’re feeling. If you want to stay in touch with yourself and see your weekly and monthly mood trends, Breeze is the app for you.

Cost: Free with in-app purchases

Availability: Apple and Android

Steezy

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Sometimes a little dancing is all you need to improve your mood. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer, you can find the most creative dance classes on the Steezy app. 

By offering over 1,500 online dance classes, Steezy brings the dance party to your own home. Steezy has a variety of dance types including salsa, ballet and jazz that will make you an expert in no time.

Steezy offers four different dance levels so no matter what your experience may be, you can enjoy the app just the same.

Cost: Free seven-day trial with option for monthly and annual fees

Availability: Apple and Android

Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker

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Many women get so used to having their period every month that they forget it’s a constant cycle that can affect their mood and overall health. Flo is a period-tracking app that can help you recognize trends in your mood and well-being throughout your monthly cycle.

Upon opening the app, you will be tasked with filling out a questionnaire about your periods, birth control methods and goals. You will then gain access to a calendar where you can track information about your symptoms throughout the month as well as your monthly periods.

As you use the app continuously and track more information, Flo will gain knowledge about your cycle, enabling it to accurately provide information regarding your period and ovulation cycles. 

Cost: Free with options for subscription plans

Availability: Apple and Android

Although work and commitments are important to keep up with, so is your well-being. It is easy to discard your mental and physical health when life moves so quickly, but these apps are here to help. For easy and portable access to meditations, movement classes and personal health coaches, these six apps are perfect for you.

 
 

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