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Meditation is a great tool for easing anxiety. Here are some simple guided meditations you can try.

Take a look at these free 12-week courses from Deepak Chopra

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Here are some general breathing and relaxation exercises

breathing and relaxation

This Hand Breathing Exercise uses the edges of your fingers as a guide to deep breathing.

Try this muscle tensing and relaxation exercise.

Left and right breathing relaxation

There are also many useful apps you can try to help with relaxation, mindfulness and meditation. 

Mind Shift

Mental health app designed specifically for teens and young adults with anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxious feelings, Mind Shift stresses the importance of changing how you think about anxiety. It can encourage you to take charge of your life, ride out intense emotions, and face challenging situations. 

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Need a happy fix? This psychologist-approved mood-training program is your fast-track to a good mood. Train your brain as if it were a muscle with games, activities, gratitude prompts to help you overcome negative thoughts.

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Meditation made simple. Learn the skills of mindfulness and meditation in just a few minutes per day. Access hundreds of meditations to help with everything from stress and anxiety to sleep and focus. The app also has a handy “get some headspace” reminder to encourage you to keep practicing each day.

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Provides people experiencing stress and anxiety with guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programs, and relaxing music. This app is truly universal; whether you're new to meditation or practice regularly, you’ll find the perfect program for you.

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Smiling Mind

Practice daily meditation and mindfulness exercises from any device. Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life. Helpful during times of stress and a fun way to help you put a smile on your mind. 

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If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with this app that is designed to help combat depression and alleviate negative moods.


Stress management app with breathing exercises.