This app is short and quick for beginners in meditation; most of the free sessions focus on showing the individual how to meditate and ease them into practice, while also understanding that meditation can be challenging.
Pay $12.99 / month or $95 / year to open the remainder of the library. From there, Headspace provides a meditation on everything from anxiety and depression to sleep, to personal development and physical fitness.
This depression-busting app has attracted attention for its famous voice cameos, featuring Matthew McConaughey.
The initial 7 Days of Calm, unguided sessions, some guided sessions, and monitoring features are free of charge. A subscription that offers access to the complete Calm collection costs $12.99 / month, $59.99 / year, and $299.99 for a lifetime subscription.
This app was founded by Dan Harris, author of 10 percent of Happier’s novel, and a former news anchor who converted to meditation following a panic attack on live television.
The 10% Happier app provides some free simple meditations and daily updates, but much of the material is hidden behind a $99 / year subscription. Wiesel recommended Harris’s book and noted that his app “includes very well-known meditation experts.
The app offers a 7-day free subscription trial, helping you determine if the commitment is worth it.