There are many applications for both Android and iPhone operating systems that can help with sleep, relaxation, meditation, mindfulness and other mental health-related subjects. Here we have collected some of the more popular apps and arranged them by purpose and operating system. Of course, there are many more apps than what are listed below. You can use these as a launch pad to help find the perfect app for you. If you do not have a smartphone, scroll to the end of the page to see the websites and other online resources that serve similar purposes.
CBT-i Coach is for people who are engaged in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia with a health provider, or who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits. The app will guide users through the process of learning about sleep, developing positive sleep routines, and improving their sleeping habits.
Provides quick science-based happiness boosting activities and games. Mostly free and fun to use. It can be tailored to individual needs and has a social media component. It draws from positive psychology and mindfulness practice.
Stress Management Exercises
Relaxation scripts, relaxation and meditation audio and video exercises available for download for free.
Mindful Self Compassion downloads
Downloadable audio instruction in Mindful Self Compassion.
Mindfulness Solutions Downloads
A streaming and downloadable audio exercise that walks through a 3-Stage relaxation process, starting with relaxation of muscles, then calming of thoughts, then changes in blood flow that accompany the relaxation process.
An online meditation site. Very simple to use and includes meditation timers and soothing sounds.