Best relaxation apps

App of the week

January can be a stressful time for anyone – getting back to work after Christmas, trying to keep up with your New Year’s resolutions, as well as everything else that life could be throwing your way. To help you out, we’ve taken a look at the best relaxation apps around that can help you get back to your best self.

We’ve looked at de-stress apps, anxiety apps, as well as simple apps that can get the most out of your relaxation time. Download them today and spend the next year happier and healthier.

What’s Up?

whats up

Download: iOS, Android

This app is a great way to help you cope with anxiety, stress, and even anger. It uses some of the most useful cognitive behavioural therapy and acceptance commitment therapy techniques, designed to help you deal with everything life throws at you.

What’s Up? helps you to identify negative thought patterns and give you methods to overcome them for a more relaxed and happier you.

Address Stress

adress stress

Download: iOS, Android

Address Stress is designed to help you properly relax and de-stress, using easy and accessible breathing exercises that you can do anywhere if you have a few moments to spare.

Designed to help you get into the routine of regularly giving yourself the opportunity to reduce stress, this app is a great one for simple and easy stress relief.


calmDownload: Android

Designed to ease users into enjoying mindfulness and meditation this app features a great range of guided meditations that you can set to last from as little as 3 minutes to a full 25 minutes. With options focused on managing stress, deep sleep, self-esteem, and even meditations for kids, this app is incredibly versatile.

The mindfulness app also features nature sounds and even bedtime stories for adults to help you drift off. This app is great both for those completely new to meditation, as well as those who have been practicing for years.

Worry Box


Download: Android

Worry Box is exactly what it sounds like: a place to put your worries away, so you can stop obsessing over them and relax properly. The app allows you to write down what you are worrying about and suggests a range of ways to deal with your worries while helping you to put your worries into perspective.

This app allows you to focus on your specific worries and realise whether you are worrying needlessly or about something that is out of anyone’s control. The Worry Box is a great way to help put your mind at ease, no matter what your concerns.

White Noise Lite

white noise

Download: iOS, Android

If you’re struggling to fall asleep at night, or just to relax when you take time for yourself, then White Noise Lite can be very helpful. It features a huge range of relaxing white noise tracks – ranging from ocean waves to air conditioner sounds.

Not only that, but you can create your perfect noise mix with its noise mixer, so you can create a track perfectly designed to relax you fully. Simple and easy to use, this app is great for those who just need a small boost to help them relax.

App of the week