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Stressed? 7 Apps That Can Improve Your Daily Life

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In this fast-paced life, stress and anxiety have become common. Dealing with work, relationships, family and the struggles of daily life can take a toll on your health. For instance, imagine the feeling that you get when you have an unrealistic deadline to meet or you happen to spill coffee over your dress when you are totally immersed in some very important work!

A series of stressful moments can be uncomfortable at times and even annoying at other times. It becomes all the more difficult when these negative feelings start piling up and you find yourself in a state where things are out of control. So, what to do?

Well, the good news is – your smartphone can help you relieve your stress.

You can easily manage your stress on a daily basis with some really cool apps. They will not only help you to breathe but will even make you feel more centered. The best part of using these apps is that they will make you ready to face anything that work or life throws at you. So, are you ready to explore some of the most popular stress-relieving apps? Let’s take a look!

How to Deal with Stress? Some Really Interesting Apps

1. Timeneye

How about managing your time properly in the first place? Time is one of the greatest factors that contribute to stress. Just by managing your work and routine, you will win half the battle with stress.

Timeneye is a free time-tracking app that helps you monitor the time you are spending on basically anything – from hobbies to work projects. It is visually appealing and a non-destructive app which can easily sync with other software like Google Calendar, Basecamp and Trello.

Once you start using this app, it will learn about your habits and will further suggest time entries for you. So, in a way, it motivates you to spend less time doing boring work while creating room for creativity and innovation.

Platform – You can find Timeneye on the web as well as for Android and iOS mobile phones. It is free for personal use and costs $9 a month oor more, if you are using it for a team that has up to 5 members.

2. Happify

This amazing app can change your mood using positive-thinking activities. It aims at improving your overall wellbeing and happiness. Moreover, it is influenced by positive psychology, carefulness and emotional behavioral therapy.

With Happify, you can take control of your feelings and thoughts. The engaging activities and games are so simple that you have no excuse for not participating. So, what are you waiting for? Set your goals on Happify and it will offer you some useful tips to achieve them. Indulge in the activities as suggested to you each week and start experiencing meaningful improvement in your life.

Platform – Happify is a free app and available for both the iOS and Android platforms.

3. Personal Zen

Many people resort to games when they feel stressed. Are you one of them? If so, Personal Zen is the app for you. It is a clinically proven app to reduce stress and was built by a team of mobile developers and neuroscientists. It has a simple game where there are two faces, one happy and one angry in the garden. These faces are dropped into the ground and you need to quickly trace your finger on the happy face that creates a trail of grass.

The concept is, the more you play, the more accustomed you become with the happy face instead of the angry one. This really works as it stimulates your brain to lower your stress and anxiety level.

Platform – Personal Zen is a free app and is available for iPhone users only.

4. Headspace

Meditation is one of the conventional techniques used to relieve your stress. It has a number of benefits including improving your focus as well as relieving your stress and anxiety. 

It is one of the best meditation apps with exclusive features, especially if you are a beginner and have no idea about meditation. With 10-minutes of meditation sessions, it teaches you how to turn off your mind and meditate effectively.

Platform – Headspace is available for both, iOS and Android. It is free for the first 10 sessions. You can upgrade to receive more and longer meditation sessions with a monthly subscription of $12.99 and a yearly subscription of $94.99.

5. Tribesports

Do you know? Even workouts can help you kick away your stress and anxiety! If you are a fitness freak and are in search of a cool app that motivates you to stick to your workout schedule, look no further than Tribesports.

Tribesports allows you to connect with other fitness enthusiasts and to complete various fitness challenges with them. It gives you the inspiration to work out more and give your maximum.  The inbuilt GPS tracker allows you to monitor and analyze your daily activity, click photos and record your routine which you can share with your network.

The best part is; it tracks your fitness goals vis-a-vis your progress. This keeps you inspired to find time and energy, which in turns help you reach your goal.

Platform – Tribesports is a free app available for both Android and iPhone users.

6. Cozi Family Organizer

What’s better than having family around when you are stressed out? Nothing can heal your worries and anxiety better than the love you get from your family. Cozi Family Organizer is an app that is built with the aim of helping you have your family time.  

This app allows you to manage the appointments, schedules and activities of your family members. You can further sync it with Google Calendar; share the to-do-list and save yourself from missing any important event of your loved ones.

Organize your family life efficiently while making sure that you take some time out of your busy schedule exclusively for them. This is what Cozi Family Organizer is all about!

Platform – Cozi Family Organizer is a free app available for Android, iPhone and Windows device.

7. TickTick

TickTick: To Do List with a Reminder and Day Planner is a simple yet effective to-do list and task manager application that helps users to make a schedule, manage time, remind them about deadlines and organize their life at work, home and everywhere.

Using this application, users can make the most of their day and get things done without any hassle. No matter whether users have personal goals to achieve or work to accomplish, the application is a perfect choice to achieve their goals with a productivity planner.

Platform –The TickTick app is available for Android, iOS, and Windows.

It’s Time to Bid Goodbye to Stress

Why pile up your stress when you can kick it away with these amazing apps? Next time you feel that you are overburdened with work or other responsibilities, don’t wait. Simply install one of these apps that are developed by leading mobile app development companies and get a feeling of contentment, relief, and happiness all around you!

About the author


Nirav Shastri

Nirav Shastri is a Sr. Digital Marketing Strategist at Space-O Technologies that is a Mobile App Development Company. He has 7+ years of experience in the Information Technology industry that inspires him to share his knowledge and experience through articles. He also spends his time reading about new technology and watches motivational videos. You can connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.