Stress and Anxiety App Resources

iZen Garden rake sand, grow Bonsai trees, listen to soothing music or nature sounds

Koi Pond control water ripples and the fish in this relaxation app

iStress provides several stress management activities (reframing, reading encouraging poems, laughing at "stress jokes," etc.)

iShatter lets you simulate breaking glass, destroy a photo of your choosing, etc.

Stop Panic and Anxiety Self-Help informational articles, Anxiety Thought Diary, audios to access calming states, learn deep relaxation, and get through panic attacks

Worry Box – Anxiety Self-Help help determining if worries are controllable or not, and what to do about them in both cases audios to manage worries and to relax

Acupressure: Heal Yourself (iPhone, Android) - guides users with trainable acupressure techniques in moments of social anxiety. Whether it be in school, work, or the bank, there are over 90 acupressure techniques users can employ to target specific issues they may be having. Also, many of the acupressure combinations are discreet.

Breathe2Relax (iPhone, Android) –  a portable stress management tool that uses a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body's 'fight-or-flight' response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.

Tactical Breather (iPhone, Android) – can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress. Through repetitive practice and training, you can learn to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and psychological responses to your body during stressful situations.

Mindshift (iPhone, Android)  - designed to provide you with tools for managing various types of anxiety, including test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, performance anxiety, worry, panic, and conflict.

SAM (iPhone, Android) - offers options for tracking anxiety, identifying anxiety triggers, teaching breathing and relaxation strategies, and developing an anxiety management toolkit.

Stop Panic and Anxiety (Android) - offers self-help methods to control panic and anxiety. The info in this app assumes that you are suffering from panic attacks due to Panic Disorder. It may not be applicable to other forms of anxiety. It focuses on the fear of having a panic attack and the fear of the sensations when having a panic.

Take a Break! Guided meditation for stress relief