Check Out These 5 Apps Supporting Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Check Out These 6 Apps Supporting Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Social distancing, stay at home, and shelter-in-place have become the new buzzwords in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, since humans are creatures of habit, these new norms have ushered in stress and anxiety that a few of us knew were lurking beneath the composed self.

Most likely, the year 2020 will go down in modern history as one time when things did not turn out as most of us expected when we made New Year resolutions. The pandemic threw us off-balance and disrupted every aspect of our daily life as we knew it.

With so much fear and uncertainty, it is only normal for people to find themselves struggling as they try to adapt to the new normal. But thanks to technology, you can now access help online using the apps below.

Happify
Happify, a self-development app, features games and tasks to help you overcome stress and life’s challenges. Here, you can learn new skills while having fun. The app is free but has in-app purchase options. When you install the app or use their website, you select the activities you would like to participate in ranging from parenting to tasks that help to boost self-confidence.

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Stigma
Stigma is a mood tracking and journaling app designed to assist people deal, cope, and manage anxiety. It also incorporates a social networking aspect by allowing users to connect with each other as pen pals.

The app provides an easy and fun way of displaying prominent words to help you express and track your feelings as well as thoughts.

Calm
This is a meditation, sleep, and relaxation app. Calm is designed to help you sleep better, lower stress, and relax using exercise, guided meditation, breathing techniques and bedtime stories.

Wysa
The shelter-in-place and stay at home regulations have limited or cut off people’s social support systems. It is no longer that easy to have a mental health professional readily on call.

Wysa, a chatbot app using artificial intelligence has stepped in to fill this gap. The app is designed to help you cope with a wide variety of issues affecting your health such as addiction or chronic conditions by talking through your negative emotions or thoughts, commonly known as venting.

You might be skeptical of using AI for something as intimate as your mental health, but you’d be surprised what this 24/7 little chatbot can do for you.

Unmind
The Unmind app is owned by a UK-based startup. It was designed by a clinical psychologist, Dr. Nick Taylor, on the concept that everyone deserves a healthy mind. Basically, Unmind is a workplace mental health platform for empowering organizations and employees to manage, cope, and deal with their anxieties.

In such a time as this, we need all hands on deck. And that is exactly what these apps are doing: going where humans cannot reach.

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