Free apps to help you get started
Getting started is often the hardest part when it comes to starting a mindfulness practice, and there are many apps available to help. However, these can be
costly. 10% Happier has a free setting with a few mediations available each day for those who don’t pay the monthly fee. There are more than enough free meditations on there, and the app even keeps track of how many minutes each day you’ve meditated.
Another great, free meditation app is Insight Timer, which has loads of free content from different meditation teachers. If you enjoy their work, you can choose to donate to them as payment, but there is no pressure to do so and you can use as many of the meditations and soundtracks as you like without having to
Give it a go!
With so many mindfulness options available, you definitely don’t need to spend money to give them a try! Mindfulness is simply trying to be more present — living in this moment right here rather than dwelling on the past, worrying about the future, or wishing time away. It sounds simple, but it takes practice. We hope you find these tips helpful and give mindfulness a go!