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Self Care and Apps for Wellbeing

Self Care

Ways to support your own wellbeing

Resources for supporting your staff


Here are a number of useful apps which can support wellbeing. Visit the app or play store on your mobile or via the links below:

App name Description Suitable devices and cost
ACT companion: The happiness Trap App The acceptance and commitment therapy companion app based on the best-selling book The Happiness Trap by Dr Russ Harris.  Helps you to develop and practice the skills you need to be present, open up and do what matters IOS only. Free with in app purchases
Chill Panda

An app to help you learn to relax, manage your worries and improve your wellbeing. Made for children and adults

The app measures your heart rate and suggests tasks to suit your state of mind. Tasks include simple breathing techniques and light exercises to take your mind off your worries.

Android and IOS. Free with in app purchases
Headspace A mindfulness meditation app Android and IOS
Monthly – first 7 days free
£9.99 GBP/month
Catch It

App to help users better understand their moods through use of an ongoing diary.

The app was designed to illustrate some of the key principles of psychological approaches to mental health and well-being, and specifically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy .

Android and IOS. Free.
Daylight A smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety, using evidence-based cognitive behavioural techniques, voice, and animation. Android and IOS. Free with in app purchases
Action for happiness Based on the themes and actions from action for happiness popular monthly calendars and aims to give users a couple of friendly “nudges” each day – firstly that day’s action in the morning and secondly an inspiring message towards the end of the day. Android and IOS free.


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