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12 Apps To Improve Your Physical & Mental Health

Posted by on September 3, 2020 in Technology with 0 Comments

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Improving your health is not always the easiest journey. Feelings of stress often contribute to bad habits, whether eating unhealthy food, skipping the gym, or working late into the night. Each of us must go through a process of trial and error to find the practices that work best for us. To support you on your journey to improved health, these twelve apps can help.

1. VNutrition

Some people try a vegan diet for the health benefits; others choose this diet because it’s better for the environment. Perhaps you’re simply looking to eat more green foods and vegetables? Whatever the reason, VNutrition can help you to jump on the vegan bandwagon with plenty of recipes and tips! VNutrition can support you to transition to this lifestyle, teaching you about the most important supplements and nutrients. You might be looking to eat only vegan food, or simply boost your nutrition with some new recipes. Either way, VNutrition can help.

2. Grateful

According to Harvard Health, ‘In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, and improve their health.’ The grateful app was designed to help people to express gratitude with simple and fun exercises. The app is essentially a journal, which encourages you to express the things that you are grateful for. Grateful helps you to get started with handy question prompts, including, ‘What made you smile today?’

3. Journey Cloud

With this journaling app, you can write down your goals, reflections, days, or even problems. The concept is to use the journal to calm your mind and de-stress. Journey can help you ease anxiety, express gratitude, track achievements, release your emotions, and manage difficult feelings. There are plenty of benefits to the Journey Cloud app, including improved sleep, better habits, motivation, and relieving stress. Once you get started with your journaling practice, you’ll learn plenty of journaling techniques and start to reflect on your writing.

4. Shred

The Shred app features thousands of bodyweight and gym works to help you improve your physical health. No matter if you’re a gym newbie or a gym fanatic, Shred has plenty of workouts to suit different levels. One of the best things about Shred is that you can sync up your workout with friends! It’s simple to track your progress, your weight, and smash your fitness goals. You’ll find a wide range of workout options, including circuit-based workouts, cross-training, kettlebell workouts, dumbbell workouts, and more.

5. Emjoy

The self-care app with a difference, Emjoy, is all about sexual self-care. The application was designed to improve your sexual wellness with the help of science-based articles, well-being sessions, goal setting, audio guides, and more. Many different studies have explored the link between mental health and sexual wellbeing, and it’s this concept which the app is based on. Emjoy can help you boost your self-esteem, improve your body image, reconnect with yourself, improve your interactions with your partner, and much more!

6. Glo

Yoga is just about the best physical activity to improve your mental and physical health. Glo offers sessions in pilates, meditation, and yoga, catered to a range of different levels. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing Hatha class or a fast-pace Ashtanga practice, you’ll find the right class for you. The app offers class suggestions that are based around your goals, your level, and your interests. With the Glo yoga app, you can learn from the best teachers out there; with all this support and knowledge, you’ll be a yogi pro in no time. Meditation and yoga are closely linked so you’ll learn plenty about this too.

7. Text 2 Floss

Text 2 Floss is an oral hygiene app that sends you reminders to floss! It’s a fun tool for either kids or adults. Text 2 Floss also provides tips and notifications about various other dental health issues. Your app might remind you to take medication before a dental appointment or provide information about TMJ and reducing stress. The Text 2 Floss app can also help you to locate dentists and schedule checkups. Here you’ll find plenty of oral health education. If you do have problems with your teeth, clip on veneers are an excellent and inexpensive solution.

8. Side Chef

Side Chef is a popular cooking app helping users to eat healthier, learn new recipes, and save money. First off, Side Chef will ask for information about your preferences, allergies, and dietary requirements. Next, the app will deliver you with healthy and personalized recipes. With the handy ingredient filter, you can search using ingredients that you have at home already. Side Chef provides videos for each cooking step, so it couldn’t be easier to learn new things. The best part is you can even purchase ingredients in the app with the help of ‘AmazonFresh.’

9. iDance

Looking for a super fun way to get in shape? The iDance app has got plenty of dance routines to boost your energy levels and tone your body. There are plenty of styles to choose from, including Bachata, Disco, Salsa, Hip Hop, Burlesque, and Swing. The app provides hundreds of dance animations, including detailed instructions of footwork, movements, and timing. You can add different patterns to create your own customized dance routine. Whether you’re a dance beginner or a pro, there are plenty of sessions to choose from. Dancing is one of the best ways to get your endorphins flowing and improve your mood.

10. My Possible Self App

My Possible Self is a mental health app designed to reduce anxiety and stress in just 8 weeks. You can use the app to track your mood, get mental health tips, and boost your positivity. The application provides ten different learning modules, such as coping with stress and anxiety, managing overload and stress, and improving wellbeing and happiness. The app encourages you to identify the people, places, and activities that improve your mood. By identifying your sources of happiness, you can focus on these and remove elements of negativity.

11. 7 Minute Workout

Don’t have much time to spare in the week? Then the 7-minute workout app is certainly for you. These workouts will help you to strengthen your muscles, tone your core, and boost your energy levels. You can do these quick workouts from anywhere, with minimal interruption to your busy schedule. The app is based on the concept of high-intensity circuit training, proven to be one of the most efficient fitness training methods to improve your fitness.

12. Slumber

The Slumber app provides a wide range of relaxing stories and meditations to help you fall asleep. Each slumber episode has been designed especially to help users to feel calm and switch off. The slumber stories include plenty of natural sounds, waterfalls, forest sounds, and the light chirping of birds. You’ll also benefit from background ambiance music, suggestive hypnosis, mindfulness exercises, and bedtime stories for children. If you have been experiencing trouble sleeping for a while, it can be a good idea to try some herbal supplements. A few effective supplements for sleep include passionflower, magnesium, and valerian root.

Hopefully, at least a few of these apps will work for you and your regime! Consistency is key when you are looking to improve your healthy living routine. When you are looking to break bad habits, it’s important not to be too self-critical. Start by setting yourself a few healthy goals and then breaking these down into small and achievable steps.

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