Although we as humans have developed many mechanisms to cope with stress, meditation is a tried-and-true stress-reducing practice that offers many science-backed health benefits like lowered blood pressure and a boost in your immune system. This ancient mindfulness technique teaches you to center your thoughts and slow down the mind in order to achieve a higher level mental clarity. Here, five guided meditation apps to get you started on the path of stress-free living.
Many parents say meditation is a helpful tool for their kids. More research is needed to understand how meditation might specifically benefit kids with learning and attention issues. But it can be a good way to help all kids cope with stress and "quiet the mind." Here are seven apps to introduce your child to meditation. Try Tech Finder for more: u.org/TechFinder
Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention from Mindful Magazine. "...this app harnesses that emotional component much more effectively by asking you to input how you feel, mentally and physically comprehensively, and then suggests a variety of meditation practices based on your response."