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Between work, family, friends and the less than relaxing daily news cycle, it’s safe to say that many of us are looking for ways to de-stress. Meditating is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety, matter of fact, research has shown that meditation can also help reduce chronic pain (such as headaches), lower blood pressure and help people with insomnia. It’s also one of the best ways to refresh your mind, body and spirit, leaving you more energized, disciplined and improving your overall mood.

So how does one get started on this mindful journey towards wellness and self care? Listening to guided meditations on your smartphone app is a great way to help you start a regimen, even on the go. These three meditation apps will get you into a peaceful groove and help you approach each day with a fresher, calmer mind.

 

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