Top Wellbeing Apps for 2022

The best meditation and wellbeing apps, based on student reviews collected this year.

1. Headspace

Proven results, simple graphics, and science-backed techniques underpin this mindfulness and meditation app.

If you buy a year's subscription, you can also get a two-week free trial.

2. Calm

Calm has a wide variety of self-improvement exercises, ranging from walking meditation to non-judgement to mindfulness. The app includes sleep stories to help you drift off and is free to use, with the possibility to pay for extra features.

3. Insight Timer

Insight Timer is a free meditation app that, according to its page on Google's Play Store, features the largest library of guided meditations.

The app hosts meditation teachers from around the globe, allowing for a culturally relevant experience for the user.

4. Stop Breathe Think: Meditation

This mindfulness app seeks to provide a personalised experience. Stop Breathe Think encourages users to understand their emotions with emotional check-ins and journaling activities.

The app and many of its features are free, but more can be unlocked with a subscription.

 

5. Buddhify

Buddhify is a subscription-based app designed by an independent family with a focus on fitting meditation exercises into your daily routine.

The app includes a section featuring activities for children.

6. Anxiety Solution

Currently, only on the App Store, you can register to be an exclusive tester for the upcoming Android version. This app has a streamlined focus on anxiety, in particular, helping you track your anxiety triggers and progress as you use the app.

7. Aura

Aura is currently only available on the App Store, although you can register to be an exclusive tester for the upcoming Android version. This app has a streamlined focus on anxiety, in particular, helping you track your anxiety triggers and progress as you use the app.

8. Glo

For those wanting to incorporate physical exercises, Glo can coach you with classes in yoga, pilates, and fitness. The seven-day free trial and guided programs are an enticing offer to help with both physical and mental health.

9. Sattva

Purporting a more spiritual approach, Sattva has guided meditations, mantras, and chants. Their approach is inspired by ancient practices, mixed with modern technology. You can create playlists of your favourite content and share it with the Sattva community.

10. Ensō

Sometimes a simplified approach is just what you need. Ensō is an app designed with minimalism at its core, allowing you to time and track your meditations without clutter.

It can be used in the background alongside other guided meditation apps.