• Six Phone Applications That Can Help You Relax and Sleep

    by Lauren King, PsyD
    on Nov 3rd, 2017

Six Phone Applications That Can Help You Relax and Sleep

By Lauren King, PsyD


Do you have trouble with insomnia on a regular basis? Or you may occasionally have sleep problems. Either way, you may experience worry or distress related to not sleeping. You may also be stressed about finances, relationships, and/or work tasks. This stress sometimes creeps into your evening and negatively affects your ability to sleep. Relaxation techniques, as well as yoga and meditation, can be very helpful in reducing stress and worry. I want to provide you with a number of phone applications that can be helpful in increasing relaxation and reducing stress.


  1. Calm - Reduce anxiety, sleep better and feel happier with this phone application. You can even have the application tell you a story before bed.


  1. Pacifica  - Daily tools for reducing stress and anxiety alongside a supportive community. Based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Meditation.


  1. Insight Timer - A phone application that includes timed meditations, as well as thousands of guided meditations. This phone application can potentially help you relax with meditation exercises.


  1. Simply Being - With this phone application, you can enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief and benefits of meditation without prior experience.


  1. Recolor - Over 1,000 adult coloring images are provided on Recolor to help you relax, rest your mind, and get to sleep easier.


  1. Virtual Hope Box - The Virtual Hope Box contains simple tools to help you with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.



If you would like additional help in treating your sleep problems, call Bluepoint Medical Associates to schedule an appointment today at (571) 385-8222. Our sleep specialists are here to work with you to answer all of your questions and find a solution to your sleep problems.  To see more from Dr. King on Insomnia check out our You Tube page at  https://youtu.be/7Ng_-IHmDic


DISCLAIMER: The above links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by Bluepoint Medical Associates. The quality, reliability or other characteristics of the recommended sites are not guaranteed by Bluepoint. Your use of phone applications is solely at your own risk. In addition, you should be aware that your use of any phone applications is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that application, including privacy policies.



Author Lauren King, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CBT-I Provider

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