10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

Summary: Are you stressed out? Do you have an iPad? If your answer is "yes" to both of those questions, then you owe it to yourself to check out the apps on this list! Ah, relaxation...

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  • Though it's primarily a weather/time app, Living Earth HD is a great app to keep open next to you on your iPad while doing other work. There's something considerably calming to me about the zoom-able 3D simulation of Earth, which allows you to see other parts of the world from a satellite's-eye view. Simplistic, beautiful, and relaxing.

    App Store Link: Living Earth HD ($0.99)

  • Do you ever wish you could create the perfect thunderstorm? Well, with Storm Sim, the only thing you'll lack is real, actual rain, thunder, and lightning! Working from pre-designed templates or creating your own, you control the specific combination and volume of samples you want to play. A great app for lovers of thunderstorms!

    App Store Link: Storm Sim ($0.99 + optional in-app purchases)

  • Ambiance is like many of the other soundscape creation apps I've listed in this gallery, but with over 2000 free sounds that are exclusive to Ambiance, there are plenty of unique soundscapes awaiting your creation. Play just one sound or layer multiple ones -- all with individual volume selectors. This was the first app of its kind that I ever downloaded, and despite others I've downloaded since, the exclusive sounds belonging to this app are great to return to again and again.

    App Store Link: Ambiance ($2.99 + optional in-app purchases)

Topics: iPad, Mobility

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  • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

    and the most stress relieving app for the iPad is:
    turn the damn thing off, unplug from all the gadgets, and rest!
    who knows, maybe you'll relearn the simple pleasures of humming, whistling, or maybe even singing a simple little song to yourself.
    CaptOska
    • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

      @CaptOska To each his/her own, I suppose!
      StephenChapman
  • Stress relieving...

    I hope no one will post that their version of stress relief is playing that darn "Angry Birds" game. lol
    Creeping Critter
    • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

      @Creeping Critter hahaha, no doubt. It's all fun and games until you start getting to the later levels!
      StephenChapman
  • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

    Just an FYI. It's lightning NOT lightening. You made this typo several times in these reviews.
    tomkemp
    • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

      @tomkemp Ah, crud. That's one of those I always mix up when furiously typing away! Thanks for mentioning it. Fixed.
      StephenChapman
      • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

        @StephenChapman
        Please also note difference the between "simple" and "simplistic".
        rahbm
  • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

    The article's title says iPad apps, yet the very first app (Magic Window ) shows that it is for retina display...since when does the iPad have retina display???
    eye4bear
  • RE: 10 stress-relieving apps for iPad

    thomkemp knows how many times stephen chapman mispells lightning in many different posts. thomkemp needs a relaxation app for his ipad!! one called "relax this is just a posting forum" not a doctor degree spelling testing facility.
    cnieves@...
  • Guided Meditation iOS App

    Recommend to try my free app Guided Meditation
    * Step by step affirmations and flight through fantastic worlds guide you to the depths of the subconscious
    * The exceptional atmosphere of endless journey helps to calm and clear your mind
    * 12+ Meditation scripts: Breathing, Counting, Body Awareness, Healing, Pain Management, Chakra Healing, Light Protection, Positive Thinking, Learn an Instrument, Learning Language, Produce Calmness, Meditation for Acting
    YouTube: youtu.be/o4rUYz7O_lU
    iTunes (iOS): itunes.apple.com/us/app/guided-meditation/id822904884?mt=8
    Faust Robinson