Headspace is a wellness app developed to help users employ meditation and breathing practices for increased mindfulnes. Officially launched in 2012, the meditation app now has over 10 million downloads on the Google Play Store.
Backed by a variety of tutorials, exercises, and features, Headspace is best known for its guided meditation library. It starts out by teaching the user the fundamentals and slowly progresses to more advanced breathing and meditation techniques. People with more meditation experience can also choose more advanced courses.
The app offers guided meditation routines with unique topics related to specific issues, for example, ‘Finding Confidence After Unemployment’ and ‘How to Handle Anxiety While Meditating.’ Headspace also offers a useful feature, dubbed the “SOS” sessions, which can help you in an anxiety attack. It has an aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly interfaceBasi and also provides various cardio and movement exercise tutorials conducted by experts. Features like Sleepcasts, Sleep music, and Wind downs are specially designed to help you get a good night’s sleep, which is vital for stress relief.
Headspace is based on a subscription model, offering monthly subscriptions for $12.99 and yearly for $69.99. A free trial is offered with both subscription plans, giving the user access to the app for seven and 14 days free of charge when choosing monthly and yearly subscription plans, respectively.