Headspace: Meditation & Mindfulness

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    Headspace: Meditation & Mindfulness

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    Published: 2013-11-21, by .

    • Unique, well-designed meditation content
    • Slick visual design
    • Detailed tracking features
    • Expensive if you want to use it more than 10 days

    "Meditation on the move"

    Forget the yogi on the mountain. Headspace gives you a huge variety of tools for achieving serenity here and now.

    Access guided daily meditations developed especially for the app, plus scientific data and progress reports as regards your calm and clarity. You can download the meditations in advance if you're anticipating being away from WiFi coverage. "Mindfulness buzzers" come in the form of occasional push notifications that alert you to check in with number one.

    Headspace enjoys an exclusive contract with the Royal Parks Foundation, which includes a unique walking meditation podcast.

    Trying out basic functionality of the app is free for ten days, then it costs €11.95 on a month-by-month basis. Alternatively, you can throw down €395.95 just once for access forever. Money may not be able to buy happiness, but perhaps an empty wallet can be equated to an empty mind.

    Headspace is a slick relaxation app that's pretty interesting to use for ten days - you'll have to decide for yourself if inner peace is worth the hefty price tag.

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    by Janel , Appszoom

    Nov 21, 2013


    Get the most out of your day with the Headspace meditation app. We’ll help you perform at your best through the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness. In just a few minutes a day, you’ll learn how to train your mind and body for a healthier, happier life. Need a bit of relief during a stressful day? Headspace can help. All you have to do is download our free meditation and mindfulness app. Then just sit back, relax and breathe.

    What our meditation app does:

    The Headspace app teaches you how to meditate and live mindfully. You can use it at work, at home or anywhere else. There are exercises on everything from managing anxiety and stress to breathing, sleep, happiness, calm and focus. And don’t worry if you’ve never meditated before. Andy Puddicombe, co-founder of Headspace and a former monk, will guide you through every step as your personal meditation coach. There’s also a free Basics pack that will teach you the essentials of meditation and mindfulness. After the Basics, there are dozens of packs you can explore or you can use Everyday Headspace to simply meditate and get a moment of relief.

    Train your mind in just a few minutes a day with guided meditations
    Learn classic meditation techniques to help you relax, manage your stress, or for different topics like creativity and sleep
    Add some mindfulness to your day with custom push notifications that remind you to be present and breathe
    Track your progress and share it with others

    What themes our meditations cover:

    Packs - Each pack has a series of guided meditations designed to help you skillfully manage different topics. Learn how to breathe during an anxiety attack, get a bit of relief when you’re being too hard on yourself or relax during a stressful day.

    Happiness meditation packs include:
    Self-esteem, Relationships, Patience, Happiness, Acceptance, Appreciation
    Health meditation packs include:
    Anxiety, Stress, Sleep, Depression, Pregnancy, Cancer, Pain Management
    Brave meditation packs include:
    Regret, Anger, Change, Restlessness, Kindness, Generosity
    Work & Performance meditation packs include:
    Productivity, Focus, Creativity, Balance
    Sport meditation packs include:
    Motivation, Focus, Training, Competition, Communication, Analysis, Recovery, Rehab
    Student meditation packs include:
    Focus, Leaving Home

    Headspace for Kids - Guided exercises designed for younger meditators. Topics include: Sleep, Wake Up, Calm, Focus, Kindness, Balance, Happiness, Appreciation

    Singles - One-off mindfulness exercises designed to add some mindfulness to your day. There are breathing exercises for stressful times, visualization exercises to give you a bit of relief during a busy day, and mindfulness exercises to help you relax at the end of the day.

    Headspace singles include guided exercises on health, happiness, work & performance and sports
    The singles can be guided if you’re a little newer to meditation or unguided if you’re a more experienced meditator
    There are one-off sessions on sleep, stress, anxiety, work, travel, sports, focus, motivation, training and communication. Plus, six SOS sessions to give you some relief during meltdown moments.

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