At Move Imperial, we're big advocates of looking after your mental health just as much as physical.
To help cope through issues such as anxiety, stress and lack of sleep, we have pulled together a list of useful apps which you can easily install on the App Store and Google Play.
Award-winning Headspace is designed to help train your mind and body for a healthier, happier life. Headspace really puts emphasis on the science behind meditation with clinically-validated research. You can explore guided exercises and videos to help you develop a happier and healthier mind.
Testimonials on their website claim that using the app has cured longstanding insomnia, boosted creativity and even curbed carb cravings.
Move Imperial App
The Move Imperial App is our online platform that rewards you for doing physical activity. It's completely free, all you need to do is become a Move Imperial member and download the app.
The app lets you win rewards for completing challenges, set your own fitness goals and book classes. You can also connect to other apps such as Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and TomTom.
You can read more info about the Move Imperial app here.
A lot on your mind and struggling to sleep? This app tackles various issues such as improving the quality of sleep, how to manage stress, and coping with anxiety with meditative music.
It has 40,000 free meditations and a customisable timer which lets you adjust your meditation duration, interval bells and ambient sounds. There are 8 polyphonic overlay bells to find which suits your meditation session best.
Colouring Book for Me
Over recent years, adult colouring books have seen a surge in popularity. It has proven to be a good reliever for stress and anxiety whilst simulaneously getting your creative juices flowing.
Colouring Book for Me lets you take colouring into the virtual realm, with a number of colouring pages available. You can choose from 20+ categories of colouring pages from talented illustrators; flowers, mandalas, places and people alike. If that's not enough, you can also import your own colour pages from your camera roll.
Calm focuses on meditation, sleep, music for relaxation and videos on mindful movement and gentle stretching. You can browse through numerous soothing podcasts or try out their meditation series '7 days of calm'
If you're running out of inspiration, Mindful Living Calendars suggest simple activities and purges to help you in the journey to become more mindful.
This game provides a gorgeous psychedelic experience as you can swirl virtual substances into pretty shapes with just a touch of a finger.
The app plays on your visual senses by simulating substances such as water, oil and air. There are a number of settings you can play around with such as dissipation, bloom and viscosity. The app also doubles us as a live wallpaper for your phone.
Not only is it calming to watch but also a great boredom buster!