Thursday, May 2, 2013

Best apps for meditating

Simply Being offers a user-friendly introduction to guided meditation. The same company also offers Walking Meditation, an app better suited for “meditation on-the-go.” ($1 each, for iOS and Android)

Buddhify gets high ratings from its online users for its “clear, simple design” and relaxing guided meditations. Choose the guide that fits your location, whether you’re at home, at the gym, or walking your neighborhood. ($3 for iOS; $1 for Android)

The Mindfulness App provides “a little nudge to help you stick with your meditation routine”: Set an alert and it will remind you to meditate when you reach a particular location. ($2 for iOS; $2 for Android)

Mindfulness Meditation by Mental Workout features an eight-week instruction program created by Zen teacher Stephan Bodian. ($17, iOS and Android)