Headspace is your personal guide to health and happiness. It’ll help you focus, breathe, stay calm, perform at your best, and get a better night’s rest through the life-changing skills of relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness. In just a few minutes a day, you’ll learn how to train your mind and body for a healthier, happier, stress-free life. Need a bit of stress relief during a rough day or guidance on how to relax and sleep soundly at night? All you have to do is download this guided meditation, mindfulness, and sleep app for free. Then just sit back, breathe, relax, and sleep.
What this meditation and sleep app does:
The Headspace meditation app teaches you how to breathe, sleep, meditate, and live mindfully. These guided breathing exercises can promote mindfulness and have been proven to improve focus. There are exercises on everything from managing anxiety to stress relief to breathing, happiness, calm, and focus. Even if you’ve never meditated before, the free Basics course will teach you the essentials of meditation and mindfulness.
In the Sleep by Headspace experience, you’ll find guided meditation for sleep, relaxing sounds, and relaxing music for sleep, sleep melodies, and sleepcasts to relax your mind. Guided sleep meditation was built around the needs of restless sleepers, it’s perfect if you have trouble falling asleep, or if you wake up in the middle of the night.
There are also two other new ways to get some Headspace, with The Wake Up and Move Mode. Start your day mindfully and keep it that way with The Wake Up’s short real-life stories and advice from experts that will make you smile and keep you inspired throughout the day. With Move Mode, exercise your mind and body at the same time through quick workouts, mindful cardio, and rest day meditations.
What themes the meditations cover
Courses: guided meditations designed to help you skillfully manage various topics and form healthy habits. Learn techniques to control how you breathe, deal with feelings of anxiety, get some stress relief or relax your mind during a stressful day.
○ Stress & anxiety relief meditation: Managing Anxiety, Letting Go of Stress, Restlessness, Navigating Change
○ Falling asleep & waking up meditation sounds: Sleep, Restlessness
○ Personal growth meditation: Relationships, Self-Esteem, Kindness, Happiness, Acceptance, Appreciation, Balance, Patience, Generosity
○ Work & productivity meditation timer: Finding Focus, Productivity,
○ Life challenges meditation: Transforming Anger, Handling Sadness, Dealing With Regret, Self-Esteem, Grieving
○ Movement & sport meditation: Motivation, Focus, Training, Competition, Communication, Analysis, Recovery, Rehab, Concentration
○ Physical health mindfulness training: Mindful Eating, Coping With Cravings, Pain Management, Pregnancy, Coping With Cancer
○ Student guided meditation: Dealing with Distractions
Sleep by Headspace:
Create the best possible conditions for restful nights. Includes:
○ Sleepcasts – guided meditation paired with relaxing sounds for sleeping
○ Sleep music – relax and sleep with sleep meditation music and sleep stories
○ Wind downs – guided exercises to prepare mind and body for sleep
Subscription of Headspace Plus
○ Over 500 themed meditations on specific topics like stress, anxiety, mindfulness, and sleep.
○ Sleep by Headspace helps ease the mind into a truly restful night’s sleep.
○ Exercises designed to add more mindfulness to your day.
○ Super-short mini meditations you can do anytime.
Try Headspace Plus for free and access the entire content library — including original sleepcasts and relaxing sounds to help you unwind at bedtime before sleep. After your free trial ends, you’ll still have access to everything Headspace Plus has to offer through the subscription. Non-subscribers can access select content for free, like the Basics course that teaches you the fundamental techniques of meditation and mindfulness.