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Apps for Relaxation and Stress Relief

  • Calm: Seven-day free trial. A meditation, sleep, and relaxation app that also provides resources specifically for coping with COVID-19 anxiety.

  • Stop, Breathe & Think: Always free, and for kids too.

  • Insight Timer: Always free. This is not a daily app, but rather a great library where you can search for various types of meditations and lengths by excellent teachers.

  • 10% Happier: Free and paid options available. Health care providers can use redemption code HEALTHCARE to unlock all content.

  • UCLA Mindful App: Free and has meditation by Diana Winston.

  • AtentaMente: meditación y felicidad


Coping with stress and anxiety

  • Ginger: Free behavioral health coaching for health care clinicians who are directly supporting COVID-19 patients (free through June).

  • Sanvello: Clinically validated techniques for reducing stress and treating anxiety and depression (free premium access during COVID-19 pandemic).

  • Happify: Some free content, including stress reduction and cognitive techniques to address anxiety.

  • MindShift CBT: Free content, including cognitive behavioral therapy strategies to address general worry, social anxiety, and panic.


  • Other App Options: Calm, breathe2relax, Insight Timer


Cognitive Behavioral Strategies

  •  Mood Gym


Exercise when you have no time

  •  FitnessBlender (YouTube)


Daily Mood Ratings

  •  Daylio, iMoodJournal

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