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Free healthy behaviour apps supporting wellbeing

This section contains apps that can help improve your general health and wellbeing.

They may also be useful when helping to reduce alcohol, smoking or drug use.

Headspace: Mindful Meditation

Headspace is an app that helps you meditate, focus, sleep well and wake up well. It also provides exercise guides. it is suitable for adults and children over 4 years old.

Headspace works by providing you with meditation guides, breathing exercises, and mindfulness courses help you manage anxiety and stress.

You can listen to music and sounds to help you sleep or focus.

Watch videos and take fitness courses.

Join the community and take part in live group meditation classes.

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Headspace: Meditation & Sleep

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Mental Health

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In App Purchases

Apple iOS

86%

Level 3

Android

80%

Level 3

Mindspa

Understand psychology like never before. Mindspa supports your with tips, coping exercises, courses & more for effective and lasting improvements in your mental health..

Key features:
  • Self growth & mental wellbeing articles.
  • Personal diary & stats
  • Psychosutra - self help workouts.
  • Personal development courses.
  • Emergency chatbot.

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Mindspa

Mental Health

Utilities/ Administration


In App Purchases

Apple iOS

74%

Level 2

Android

74%

Level 2

ACT Companion: Happiness Trap

Develop and practice the skills you need to be present, open up and do what matters - with dozens of simple, yet powerful, interactive ACT exercises and tools based on the best-selling book, The Happiness Trap, by Dr Russ Harris.

If you’re working with an ACT coach, clinician, or self-help book, then ACT Companion will help you put what you’ve learned into practice and create meaningful change in your life. What is ACT? Acceptance and commitment therapy is a scientifically supported mindfulness-based behaviour therapy with over 100 published peer-reviewed studies demonstrating its effectiveness for a wide range of clinical issues (such as anxiety and depression) as well as mental wellbeing and peak-performance.

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ACT Companion: Happiness Trap

Healthy Living

Mental Health


In App Purchases

Apple iOS

71%

Level 2

Android

71%

Level 2

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Active 10

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get more active or improve your mood, Better Health and Active 10 will be here to support you reach your health goals. There has never been a better time to kickstart your health.

Key features:
  • Tracks all your walking and how many minutes were brisk.
  • Rewards every brisk minute achieved throughout the day, so perfect for those starting from low levels of activity.
  • Promotes goal setting to help keep you motivated and help you progress.
  • Store and view up to 12 months of your walking activity, to see how far you have come.
  • Discover loads of hints and tips on achieving a healthier lifestyle.

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NHS Active 10 Walking Tracker

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Respiratory


Entirely Free

Apple iOS

78%

Level 2

Android

77%

Level 2

NHS weight loss plan

If you're overweight, losing weight has many health benefits. Making small, simple changes to what and how much you are eating and drinking can really help you lose the pounds.

The plan is broken down into 12 weeks so you can:
  • Set weight loss goals
  • Plan your meals
  • Make healthier food choices
  • Get more active and burn more calories
  • Record your activity and progress

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NHS Weight Loss Plan

Healthy Living


Entirely Free

Apple iOS

76%

Level 2

Android

76%

Level 2

Couch to 5K app

Couch to 5K is a running plan for absolute beginners. It was developed by a new runner, Josh Clark, who wanted to help his 50-something mum get off the couch and start running, too.

The plan involves 3 runs a week, with a day of rest in between, and a different schedule for each of the 9 weeks.

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NHS Couch to 5K

Healthy Living


Entirely Free

Apple iOS

70%

Level 2

Android

69%

Level 2

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Our health app library only contains compliant health apps, so we can be sure that the ones we recommend meet digital and clinical safety standards. You can visit the app library at islandliving.orchahealth.com Please be assured we do not expect apps or the library to replace any services you may be using, but rather to complete them.