Headspace

What does it do? Provides access to mindfulness and meditations guides led by experts on various categories including managing stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, mind-body health.

What can I use it for? To learn mindfulness and meditation skills and to help you build a routine that integrates this within your schedule.

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscriptions available to purchase. Students can access more within the Headspace app with Spotify Premium, at £4.99 per month for both services! https://www.spotify.com/uk/headspace/student/

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://www.headspace.com/

Noisli

What does it do? Plays natural background noises such as a forest, river, rainfall, cafe buzz etc. You can mix different sounds and change the volume.

What can I use it for? Helpful in masking your environmental noise to improve focus and boost productivity. It can also be used for relaxation and for providing a soothing background noise to help fall asleep.

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscriptions available to purchase.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://www.noisli.com/

Insight Timer

What does it do? A guided meditation app aimed to help sleep and reduce anxiety. Includes meditation and music tracks, courses aimed to calm the mind and meditation teachers to follow.

What can I use it for? This app may help you learn about meditation, increase your ability to meditate and relax

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscriptions available to purchase.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://insighttimer.com/

Calm

What does it do? Reviewed highly for sleep, meditation and relaxation. Includes guided meditation as well as sleep stories, nature sounds and mindfulness topics.

What can I use it for? This app may help you with relaxation, sleep and meditation.

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscriptions available to purchase.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://www.calm.com/

Sleep

What does it do? An app with a collection of soothing stories, meditations, white noise and sounds from different environments.

What can I use it for? This app may help improve your quality of sleep, reduce insomnia and aims to make  the ‘morning wake up’ easier for you

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscription  available to purchase.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://www.instagram.com/sleepapp/

Slumber: Fall Asleep, Insomnia

What does it do? This app has a collection of stories and meditations aimed to induce sleep and beat insomnia. Includes soothing sounds and ASMR stories.

What can I use it for? This app may help you feel relaxed and fall asleep quicker.

Cost? It’s free! Premium subscription available to purchase.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and is coming to Android soon. For further information on the app you can take a look here: https://slumber.fm/about