Headspace: Guided Meditation

By Headspace meditation limited

Headspace: Guided Meditation

Headspace is the simple way to reframe stress. Sleep trouble? Meditation creates the ideal conditions for a good night’s rest. Relax with guided meditations and mindfulness techniques that bring calm, wellness and balance to your life in just a few minutes a day.

Cost $12.99/ month subscription.

Free 30 day trial.

Headspace: Guided Meditation

What we think

This app does reference evidence based practice, and discusses research around meditation and mindfulness exercises. When users first sign up to this app, they can view information on the research around meditation.


Yes, the app is easy to use and offers easy to watch animated videos to discuss concepts and teachings.

Yes, the app could be used by a variety of people who have emotional regulation goals. This app could be used as a strategy for people who experience anxiety, and can be self guided dependent on the persons needs.

The app does not include specific motivators, but it does record how many sessions the user participates in, and for how many days in a row. This record could be motivating for people hoping to regularly implement meditation into their daily routine.

This app is easy to use, and could be used by people with varied skills.

Yes, when registering for the app, you can select your own preferences for times to meditate, why you are using the app, and can easily set reminders to suit your needs.

Yes, the app supports people to independently meditate and practise their own emotional regulation skills at any time.

This app is constantly reviewed and more content updated. It would be helpful to have more suggestions for the users to vary the type of meditation they participate in. There is a focus on body scanning and resting.

I enjoyed the animations on this app. The videos were very easy to watch, and made the content simple to understand. Even though they were animated, they were suitable for all ages. The content was also easy to navigate and customise.


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Age Ranges: Adult, School-Age

Curriculum: Personal & Social

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