While staying on top of your physical fitness goals to establish a healthy lifestyle is everyone’s premier task, it is high time to take control of your mental health as well by taking external support of mobile applications. In fact, out of the millions of apps available, health apps are some of the most popular.
From programs that link up to watch bands to others that offer guided meditation, the apps selected below are the best for Android in 2022 and will ensure that health and wellness will always be at your fingertips, no matter where you are.
Talkspace: Mental health app
Technology advancements and convenient and affordable online therapy sessions has made Talkspace one of the best therapy platforms according to Bestonlinetherapy.com’s official rating. This is mainly because users can access treatment via therapy sessions,video calls or messaging as per their convenience.All one needs is to sign up for a subscription, and users aged 13 and up can utilize its services.
Talkspace allows it’s customers to connect with an allocated therapist once a day and five times a week, for treatment of any kind of mental illness ranging from, depression, stress, trauma or anxiety, among others, by getting to the root of the problem. Some of the other features of this app are:
- Appointment booking with just a few taps
- Complete privacy and security assured
- Counseling and therapy services from a qualified healthcare professional.
Happify: Stress management app
Health management apps like Happify focus on reducing stress in a person by motivating them towards improved emotional and mental health. The Happify app uses mind games and scientific activities along with relaxation and meditation sessions.
Happyfy further enhances user engagement by offering offers and deals that are in-built in the app.The app has over 500,000 downloads and a user rating of 4.1 Some other features of this unique app are:
- Provides insights on progress through graphs
- Personalized happiness tracking
- Lots of gaming and tasks bunched together
HealthTap: Telemedicine app
If you wish to have direct access to healthcare experts and doctors, rather spend hours searching for them online, the HealthTap app will provide users the answer within 24 hours. Through this app, users can make virtual visits at anytime of the day.
If you have a question about health symptoms and concerns that you can’t seem to find an answer to, you can post it on the app and a certified doctor will respond within 24 hours. Moreover if you need an immediate reply, you can opt to pay and have a quick response. Other features include:
- Scheduling live consultations with psychologists, doctors and dentists
- View Lab results
- View your prescriptions
Headspace: Meditation app
As meditation has been found to improve mental health, more and more people are turning to apps to improve their physical and mental health. Headspace, which is available on Android, is without doubt the most popular meditation app available in the market today. Recently, it has also been named one of the best mental health apps by wirecutter.com.
Users of the Headspace app have reported a significant increase in well-being and reduction in the symptoms of anxiety and stress after using the app. Currently, Headspace offers a free 14 day trial, after which you have the choice for paying for an annual subscription.
Remente: self improvement app
Apart from eating right, drinking enough water and sleeping well, being healthy involves getting the mind right. The Remente app shows users the resources by which they can search for happiness and fulfilment in life. Within minutes you will find tools and well-crafted courses to motivate you towards a healthy and balanced life.
This holistic health-based platform uses goal settings and adopts a daily planning tool for day to day as well as long-term tasks. It provides written as well as audio features to help in tracking the feelings in detail so as to understand better what brings purpose to life.
Exhale: Emotional well-being app
Exhale is a unique app designed for emotional well-being for Android, especially for black indengouus women of color(BIWOC).The app is free to download, but some content is only available through an optional subscription.The app has been designed and curated with the aim of creating a safe space for BIWOC facing systems of oppression.
The central idea behind the app educates the user to exhale or let go of what isn’t serving you well enough and inhaling life, energy, healing and love. These practices are sometimes described as ‘soul medicine’ and include guided imaging, meditation, breathing and coaching techniques. The app has four guided breathing exercises, that are of five minutes duration each.
Lotus Flow: Yoga app
Lotus Flow is an app for Android that allows you to practice yoga with experienced instructors from all over the world. The app comes with hundreds of yoga classes, plus fitness and meditation advice. All classes are divided into categories and skill levels so that one can find a suitable course easily.
A handy feature of Lotus Flow is its ability to create customized video sequences using yoga poses of your choice. Their meditation team has prepared a number of mindfulness sessions for relaxing, letting go of a bad habit and many other categories. While the app itself is free to download, you can unlock the pro features by paying a monthly or yearly subscription.
MyPossibleSelf: Mood tracking app
This app was customized for digital use and was created in collaboration with The Priory and is designed to improve mental health based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. It uses interactive toolkits and coping strategies to identify behaviors and monitor progress.
The tags in MyPossibleSelf help the user to recognize the people, places and activities associated with them that influence your mood. Mood trackers then record your feelings and prescribe video and audio exercises to help boost your mood and relax the body as it drifts off to sleep.