Top 5 Meditation Apps To Help Prevent Daily Burnout

For small business owners trying to do everything, burnout is a strong possibility. A recent survey found that more than 75% of small business owners experience some form of burnout in their everyday work life. One simple way to promote mental wellness which doesn’t require a huge amount of time is with meditation apps. These apps provide a simple way for you to incorporate mental wellness into your day and can be downloaded to your iPhone or Android. We have put together 5 of the best of these apps for you to try


Price: Free with optional in-app purchases

This app provides you with guided meditation and mindfulness techniques for during the day. You can build personalised plans and learn the essentials. For night-time, there are sleep music tracks and nature soundscapes, helping you wind down after a busy day at the office.


Price: Free with in-app purchases

Calm is an award-winning app, it has calming exercises and breathing techniques that help with relaxation. There is a sleep stories section voiced by such big-name actors as Matthew McConaughey, David Walliams and Stephen Fry.


Price: €2.99 for Android + €4.99 for iPhone

Buddhify has more than 200 meditations, teaching you how to reduce stress and work anxiety. There is a selection of mindfulness exercises such as breathing techniques and body scanning exercises.

Stop, Breathe & Think

Price: Free with optional in-app purchases

This app aims to build emotional strength and confidence in handling life’s daily situations. It has a unique aspect as it identifies your emotions first before recommending which guided meditation suits you best. You can then track your mood and progress daily.

Insight Timer

Price: Free with optional in-app purchases

Winner of App of the Year with both TIME magazine and Womens Health, Insight Timer is the number one free meditation app. With guided meditations and talks led by the world’s top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers from Harvard, the University of Oxford to name just a few.  A great app for both beginners and more experienced practitioners to learn how to calm the mind and reduce anxiety.