From breathing techniques to soothing sounds and music, these are the best meditation apps for iPhone!
Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you relax, track, and make the most out of your meditation time? Sometimes the stresses of our everyday lives can make mental health more important than ever. Even if it's only for 30 minutes, being able to disconnect from our devices and the outside world can help eliminate stress and clear your mind. The App Store is full of apps to help you make the most of every meditation session, but which meditation apps for iPhone are the absolute best?
Most people listen to music or soothing sounds while meditating and Omvana was made for this purpose. Not only can you browse thousands of tracks in Omvana's library, you can mix and edit them to suit your own mood and preference. Omvana has tons of collections that focus on different areas such as sleep meditation, productivity, and lots more.
If music or ambient noise is important to you while meditating, you won't find anything better than Omvana.
Headspace is a fun way to not only track meditation sessions but to motivate you to make time for them. You start off attempting 10 minutes a day and work up from there. As you progress, you'll unlock achievements. You can also add your friends and check out meditation sessions that are meant for different types of stress relief.
If you need some motivation or want the ability to communicate with other meditators, check out Headspace.
Breathful is a barebones meditation app that lets you track 10 minute sessions. Since the main goal of meditation is mindfulness that is distraction free, Breathful can also keep track of any distractions you may encounter. Simply tap the screen during a meditation to record a distraction. This data is then saved in Breathful so you can compare sessions and see how you're progressing.
If you enjoy short meditation sessions but want a way to track distractions too, Breathful is what you want.
Ensō is a simple to use meditation timer and bell that you can customize by choosing how much preparation time you'd like and how long you'd like to meditate. You can also set intervals if you choose. Ensō comes complete with professionally recorded bell and bowl sounds to enhance the meditation experience. You can also purchase more via in-app purchase if you'd like.
For a distraction free meditation experience that lets you customize intervals and timers, you want Ensō.
The Mindfulness App is full of guided meditations that vary from 3 minutes to 30 minutes in length. You can track statistics about your meditation sessions so you can see how you're doing and what you need to spend more time on. There are also many guided meditation programs you can buy via in-app purchase that focus on specific areas such as breathing, standing, and many more.
When it comes to guided meditation, you want The Mindfulness App.
If you enjoy meditating, do you rely on any of the above apps to make the most of your time? If not, do you use any other meditation apps you think should be included in this list? Be sure to let me know in the comments!