Mindfulness applications could be your answer finding the state of calm that you have been looking for. With more than 260 mindfulness apps to choose from, the chances of reaching inner peace are plentiful.
Mindfulness can be defined as a person’s mental state and how conscious or aware they are of life around them. It can be achieved through meditation, a mixture of concentration and mental relaxation. Accomplishing mindfulness from meditating can lead to the acceptance of one’s thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations.
With names like Headspace, Calm and Chill, the apps offer users features such as daily inspirational quotes, reminders to stay calm and in the moment, music to fall asleep to and bite-sized meditation lessons.
A Science Direct analysis found that users of mindfulness meditation apps had an improved state of mental health and well-being. While there have only been a small number of studies on the efficiency of such apps, the results so far are promising.
Researchers looked at the use of apps in communities of employees, students and cancer patients. Generally, participants agreed that these applications are helpful tools to enhance well-being.
Mindfulness meditation applications are encouraging self-management tools that can help aid the stress of daily life. These apps help reduce stress, depression, burnout and anxiety and are a cost-effective way to boost general well-being.