Dec 13, 2022
There are lots of apps for mindfulness and meditation. The
advantage is just in time training, help and support and symptom
The disadvantage could be the continued separation from actual
people, data harvesting by low lifers and the app not exactly
meeting your needs.
I would say that it is important you develop your skills as an
informed health consumer.
In this episode, a lot as some of the apps that are available
for mindfulness and meditation.
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U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) consumer page about protecting your privacy
being aware of permissions you give an app.
Free Meditation Apps
From the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center there is the
UCLA Mindful App
for iOS and
Android has features such as getting started in meditation, videos
and access to the podcast where there are a number topics about
Healthy Minds Program, this is an app that has both active and
sitting practices. This app helps you to build you process by
introducing the concepts of awareness, staying focused and tracking
the actual time spent in mindfulness and meditation
Meditation with In-App Purchases
The Mindfulness App by the company Mind App
has a tutorial on how to meditate, 400
mindfulness recordings, customization option like choosing the
length of a meditation, guided or silent and other options. This
app is accessible in multiple languages. Seven-day free trial.
Subscription is either $4.99 a month or $59.99 a year.
has meditation on the go, guided
mindfulness and meditation practices and experts on the topic. You
can access some of the content for free or there is a subscription
for $12 monthly, $90 annually, or $300 for lifetime use. iOS and
Subscription Based Mindfulness and
In the last episode, I mentioned Runkeeper for those that want to do running
meditations. It is a subscription service for $39.99 a year.
designed for just in time meditation or up
to 30 minutes. for meditation on the go $4.99 a month or $30 a year
on iOS and $3.99 and $30 a year in the Google Play
And the app created by Dan Harris and his team. 10
. You get audio, video, tutorial guidance and if
you want it, community. 7 days free trial, $100 a year. It is
available for Android and iOS phones.
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