9 Apps That Will Benefit Your Daily Life

The use of mobile phones has become an integral part of daily life for many of us. There is growing evidence that digital addiction is real, and many people struggle with putting down their devices, even in situations where they are amongst family and friends where they should be engaging in some real human to human interaction.

However, there are many positive things that our phones can contribute to our lives if we learn to allow our technology to supplement rather than control us. For this reason, we’d like to share some amazing apps you can download on your phone which can provide benefits to your life. To quote a prominent Japanese writer Atsushi Ohkubo, “a sound soul dwells within a sound mind and a sound body.” The apps below should assist you in sharpening your mind and body, thereby invigorating your soul!

Headspace is a mobile app that is receiving wide applause for teaching people how to meditate and live more mindfully. They have hundreds of themed sessions with accompanying illustrations and videos to help guide you through meditative basics. Headspace offers an initial package of ten sessions which helps you learn the basics of meditation and once you complete this you have the option of paying for more specialized sessions (help with stress/anxiety, boost compassion, stay focused, etc.).

TripIt makes the logistics of travel less of a headache. This app intelligently organizes your flight information, hotel reservations, rental car bookings, etc. Everything is contained in the same place which allows you to quickly and easily access any information relevant to your trip – making the logistics of travel less painful. You can also share itineraries and travel information with family and friends to keep them posted on your whereabouts!