We all need our smartphones to survive in this hectic and busy world of ours, but your phone can also lead you on the path to wellness. We’ve discovered five of the most popular (and free!) wellness apps that you can add to your smartphone or tablet today in order to eat right, get healthy and reduce stress. Read on for our top five pics.  

Sleep Cycle: Smart Alarm Clock 

This app actually tracks your sleep through the microphone of your smartphone. It can wake you up at the appropriate time, within a given timeframe. Moreover, it gives you accurate and comprehensive information about your sleep patterns in order for you to make changes. This is good news since everyone knows how important good sleep is for health and wellness. 

Apple: 

https://www.apple.com/us/search/sleep-cycle?src=serp 

Android: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.northcube.sleepcycle 

 My Fitness Pal 

My Fitness Pal is a comprehensive calorie counting and exercise tracking app that has a great free version. It can help you reach your nutrition and fitness goals, all with the touch of a few buttons. You simply input your information and My Fitness Pal will calculate it for you. Moreover, since it’s already on your smartphone, it will be easy to use throughout the day.  

Apple:  

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/calorie-counter-diet-tracker/id341232718?ign-mpt=uo%3D4 

Android: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.myfitnesspal.android&rdid=com.myfitnesspal.android 

Simply Yoga – Fitness Trainer 

We all know that yoga is a great way to keep our mind and body in shape, but we don’t always have the time to get to a yoga class. Simply yoga is an easy to use program that fits your lifestyle. It has 20, 40 and 60-minute sessions that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. 

Apple: 

https://www.apple.com/us/search/simply-yoga?src=serp 

Android: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tinymission.dailyyogafree 

21 Day Meditation Experience 

Powerhouses Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey have teamed up to bring you this excellent meditation app. It features guided meditation along with soothing music and words of wisdom. Although you can purchase some meditation programs in this app, they have a few samples to try as well as free 21-day meditation sessions that they offer throughout the year. It’s a great way to slow down, unwind and relax at the end of a busy day. 

Apple: 

https://chopracentermeditation.com/  

Android: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chopracenter.meditationexperience 

Healthy Recipes – Spark Recipes 

It’s a common fact that eating at home can be much healthier than eating out, but what if you have no idea where to start? This app has over 500,000 recipes to choose from, and they fit your lifestyle…and your taste buds! Each recipe has detailed instructions, and calorie counts so that you can stay on track and enjoy every bite. 

Apple: 

https://recipes.sparkpeople.com/ 

Android: 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sparkpeople.android.cookbook 

So there you have it! The top five apps that can help you achieve your wellness goals. Download one or two today and see the difference it can make in your life.

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