Self Care

Apps That Can Help

You Deal With Anxiety

and Stress

by Anne Marielle Eugenio, April 06, 2020 5:40pm

Art by Dani Elevazo

Self Care

Apps That Can Help You Deal With Anxiety and Stress

by Anne Marielle Eugenio, April 06, 2020 5:40pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
 

With all the heartbreaking and fear-inducing news in social media about COVID-19, we can’t help but feel stressed. The situation triggers panic attacks, and for those people dealing with anxiety, this is an extra struggle to beat. We can’t control the situation but at least we can help ourselves relax and reduce our anxiety. We’ve listed down some apps that can help you manage your stress and anxiety.

Youper
Available for iOS and Android

Youper is an “emotional health assistant” created by a team of doctors, engineers, and scientists. It uses artificial intelligence that can personalize techniques for you. It can help you track your mood, personalize meditations, and have quick conversations that may lessen your stress and anxiety levels.

 
 
 
 
 
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Headspace
Available for iOS and Android

We sometimes fail to have some time for meditation even though we are in our homes. Headspace will help you find time for some peace and quiet. This will be your guide for mindfulness for a few minutes each day and it will help you manage your stress, difficulty in sleeping, even productivity and exercise.

 
 
 
 
 
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Anxiety Reliever
Available for iOS and Android

Anxiety Reliever will help you track your mental health and release that anxiety that’s been going on for a while. It has a variety of soothing and calming audio sessions that will help you feel better, emotionally and mentally.

 
 
 
 
 
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Breathe2Relax
Available for iOS and Android

This portable stress management tool gives information about the effects of stress on your body and what we can do to reduce its levels. It helps the users to control stress with the use of a skill called diaphragmatic breathing. You can stabilize your mood and control anger with this application.

Happify
Available for iOS and Android

If you want a different way to reduce your stress and anxiety, Happify can provide you games and activities. Its technique can help you overcome negative thoughts and other challenges that may affect your mental and emotional health.

 
 
 
 
 
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Panic Relief
Available for iOS and Android

Panic attacks can happen whenever there’s a huge amount of stress. Good news is, you can control these attacks with the help of the Panic Relief app. A Danish psychiatrist developed this app, incorporating four short animations that will show you how to cope during these unpleasant situations.

Sanvello
Available for iOS and Android

Sanvello lets you have clinically validated techniques to help you improve your mood and mental health. It can even help you understand yourself even better, especially when stress and anxiety takes over.

COVID-19 pandemic reminds us not only to take care of our physical health, but also our emotional and mental well-being too. Take time to check yourself and let’s try to manage our stress with the use of these apps.

 

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