there is an app to help with everything
Covid-19 has left the world in a state of uncertainty, and mobile apps have been a lifeline for those struggling with their mental health during the pandemic.
The virus outbreak has led to people experiencing multiple changes and issues in their lives.
These include financial uncertainty, unemployment and stress levels. All are at an all-time high.
However, there are ways to manage anxiety and stress, including making use of various apps.
Some are free, and some offer subscriptions that include a range of beneficial features.
We bring you five Indian apps that can help you manage anxiety and stress.
Founded by Pooja Khanna in April 2020, Mindhouse offers solutions to anxiety and stress using meditation and yoga.
Users of the app can also chat with a wellness expert in real-time and have the option to pay to subscribe to various plans.
Mindhouse also offers guided meditations, natural soundscapes, music, podcasts and sleep stories.
Founded by Indian Summer LLC, Slumber has a collection of sleep-inducing stories and meditations designed to beat insomnia.
Choose from a range of stories to listen to as you fall asleep, and the background sounds are adjustable to suit you.
Bedtime stories for children are also available on the app.
Slumber also allows you to track your sleep quality over a select period of time.
ThinkRight.me was developed in 2018 by digital entertainment and technology company JetSynthesys.
The app offers its users content to help with everything from managing overthinking to finding inner peace.
The app saw a surge in traffic during the pandemic, with a 50% rise in the number of daily active users between April 2020 and June 2020.
YourDost launched in 2014 and is a subscription app specifically designed for professional companies.
The app has clients from various sectors, including educational institutes such as the Indian Institute of Technology (ITT) Delhi.
Since the pandemic, YourDost has more than 900 experts offering assistance around the clock for issues related to the workplace, or for anxieties triggered by Covid-19.
Specially designed for senior citizens, Evergreen Club introduces new ways of social interaction to help reduce feelings of anxiety and loneliness.
Features range from health and fitness activities and workshops to arts and crafts and quizzes.
Evergreen Club was curated by Seniority for those aged 55 and over, and promotes a sense of community to tackle anxiety and isolation.
Anxiety and stress can be difficult to manage, particularly during a pandemic. But you do not have to face it alone.
There is an app to help with everything, and mental health is no exception.