Anxiety & Stress Relief Resources

Anxiety & Stress Relief Apps

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Calm (offers in-app purchases)

Calm is the perfect mindfulness app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users. Guided meditation sessions are available in lengths of 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 25 minutes so you can choose the perfect length to fit with your schedule. Sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. Calm is recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts.

App Store | Google Play

“The app is fantastically well-rounded and has everything you could be looking for and is the cheapest meditation I've been able to find.” - Avery, KSU student

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Happify (offers in-app purchases)

Happify’s science-based activities and games can help reduce stress, overcome negative thoughts, and build greater resilience by providing effective tools and programs to improve emotional well-being. The techniques are developed by leading scientists and experts who've been studying evidence-based interventions in the fields of positive psychology, mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy for decades.

App Store | Google Play

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Headspace (offers in-app purchases)

Headspace is your guide to health and happiness. It’s a simple way to let go of stress and get a better night’s rest. Learn to relax with guided meditations and mindfulness techniques that bring calm, wellness and balance to your life in just a few minutes a day. Plus, Sleep by Headspace helps you create the ideal conditions for a good night’s rest.

App Store | Google Play

"While it does cost money to access more than the 10 free meditations, it is well worth your money. The library they offer of meditations is vast. As a student, you can get the meditations for a full year for at a really good discount." - Chelsea, KSU student

Logo for the app. Mindshift
Mindshift (free)

Targeted to help adolescents, teens, and young adults gain insight into and basic skills to manage their symptoms of anxiety disorders, including GAD, social anxiety, specific phobias, and panic attacks. It’s also useful for managing worry, performance anxiety, test anxiety, and perfectionism. The skills taught may be applied to individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive, or behavioral manifestations of anxiety, providing users with more helpful, balanced ways of thinking about feared situations. 

App Store | Google Play

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Stop, Breathe & Think (offers in-app purchases)

Meditation & mindfulness to help you build the emotional strength and confidence to handle life's ups and downs. Stop, Breathe & Think, the app for daily meditation & mindfulness, has a unique approach that allows you to check-in with your emotions and then recommends short, guided meditations, yoga and acupressure videos, tuned to how you feel.

App Store | Google Play

“If you have money to spend on a meditation app then this is definitely one of the best apps you can buy.” - Avery, KSU student