This is a list of 8 free best anxiety apps for Android to relieve anxiety. Using these apps, you’ll be able to beat the anxiety by listening to soothing sounds, performing guided meditations, going through deep breathing exercises, and more. Sometimes, you might feel stressed out, depressed, or anxious then these apps can handy in such situations and help you calm and relax your mind. Actually, there are various anxiety apps available, but many of them are not so effective or only give you tips on how to relieve anxiety. So, I decided to search for apps which can help you relax and reduce anxiety, instead of simply giving tips. Guess what, I did manage to find 8 of the best and effective anxiety apps for Android which can easily help you to relieve anxiety.
Let us get started with the anxiety apps for Android.
Relax Melodies is one of the best Anxiety apps for Android to relieve anxiety. This app helps you with sleeplessness, which is no doubt one of the major symptoms of anxiety. There are actually two methods offered by this app which can help you relieve anxiety. In the first method, you can listen to more than 50 high-quality and soothing melodies like Lounge, Winds, Music Box, Piano, Flute, Heavy Rain, Thunder, and so on. Listening to these melodies can help you relax your mind from anxiety by getting a decent sleep. The second method includes various meditations (free and paid) which you can perform with the help of this app and minimize your anxiety (sleeplessness).
Pacifica is another amazing anxiety reliever app for Android. It offers various features like daily experiments on anti-anxiety, mood tracker, health goals, guided audio muscle relaxation exercises, guided audio deep breathing exercises, etc. All these features are perfect for relieving your stress and anxiety. You can use the mood tracker to rate your feelings and mood throughout the day and monitor the improvement over the time. The best feature of this app is that you will be able to go through various guided audio exercises for muscle relaxation, deep breathing, meditations, etc. which can ultimately help you calm yourself and relax your mind to relieve anxiety. These exercises provide different sound effects such as thunderstorms, ocean waves, and more to achieve your anti-anxiety goals.
Pzizz is a free anxiety app for Android using which you’ll be able to relax your mind and reduce anxiety. It comes with 2 different modes named, “Sleep” and “Power Nap” which let you listen to relaxing sounds. The first mode can help you with Parasomnias, Insomnia, etc., whereas the second mode assists you to get a proper power nap for relaxing your mind. Both the modes offer Peaceful Music, Sounds of Inspiring Words, Auroral Beats, Humming Effects, and more which you can play and listen to relieve your anxiety or stress. The best part about this app is that it never repeats a sound when you play any of the modes. In addition to that, you can also set reminders for playing a mode, change playback duration (from 10 minutes to 12 hours), etc.
Breathe2Relax is also a useful Android app that can help you easily deal with your anxiety. To help relieve anxiety, it provides various informative video clips about the symptoms of anxiety or stress, lets you record your own anxiety level, as well as guides you through deep belly breathing exercises. Before starting breathing exercises, you can use the stress tracker to rate how stressed or anxious you are. After you complete the breathing exercises, it will again ask you to rate your stress level such that you can draw a comparison of your anxiety before and after the breathing exercises. It even allows you to lengthen or shorten the inhale and exhale time of the breathing exercises. Another useful feature of this app is that it displays a graphical representation of your stress level on monthly basis such that you can analyze the improvement of your anxiety.
Atmosphere is probably one of the best and effective anxiety reliever apps for Android. It offers dozens of relaxing sounds scattered across various categories like Beach, Forest, Urban, Underwater, Home, etc. You can listen to these sounds when you’re stressed or anxious to calm your mind and relax. Another useful feature is that you can combine multiple sounds of each category and listen to them simultaneously. Apart from that, it also offers various Binaural & Isochronic beats which you can play to stimulate your creativity, mind, and ultimately beat the anxiety. If you want you can also import your own sounds and mix them with the predefined sounds. While playing the sounds if you fall asleep, the timer will automatically close the app after the assigned time.
Calm is another useful Android app that can help you reduce anxiety, get a better nap, meditate to relax your mind, and more. It offers three different methods to relieve your anxiety. The first is a deep breathing exercise where you can play the option and it will guide you through an inhale/exhale exercise. In the second method, you can go through various meditation sessions (free and paid) which are available for different durations like 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, etc. The meditation topics consist of deep sleep, calming anxiety, happiness, and more. The last and the third method helps you fall into a natural sleep by listening to dozens of relaxing stories like The Waterfall, Jupiter and his Mighty Company, The Ocean’s Lullaby, The Velveteen Rabbit, etc. You can also track your daily streaks of breathing exercises and time spent on meditation.
Relax Lite is another effective anxiety reliever app for Android users that provides two different ways to calm yourself and reduce anxiety. The first way using which you can relief yourself from anxiety is guided deep breathing exercises. You can choose different levels of breathing exercises and then select the exercise duration either as 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 20 minutes, etc. After that it will start a visible inhale/exhale exercise which you can perform as guided by the app to relax your mind and relieve anxiety. Now, the second way which can help to minimize anxiety is guided meditation exercises. In the free version of this app, you get an 8-minute voice guided meditation which you can perform and calm yourself from stress.
Anxiety Relief Hypnosis Free is a simple app that offers a single audio track of the maximum duration 30 minutes per day. The more you listen to the audio track the more you can relax and slowly relieve your anxiety. The audio track includes a voice guide for relieving anxiety and is read by a hypnotherapist with a soothing voice. Apart from that, it will also play a background music along with various sounds of nature to make your mind calm and relax. Once the audio session ends, the background music will keep playing. If you want, you can also put the audio track into a repeating loop such that it can keep playing until you fall asleep. It also lets you control the volume of the voice and background music separately.
My Final Verdict:
Personally, I have tried all the apps and they do help you relax your mind and relieve anxiety, trust me on that. These apps are pretty interesting as they offer melodious sounds of nature, ocean, winds, etc. along with some easy to perform exercises for relaxation. I think you should give these apps a try when you feel stressed or anxious, and do let me know whether they worked or not.