Sleeping aid apps to try
Relax & Rest Guided Meditations offer a choice of breath, deep rest or whole bodyguided meditations for relaxation. Similarly, Deep Breathing offers visual cues for conscious breathing.
Deep Sleep features self-help expert Andrew Johnson, who sounds a bit like Sean Connery, providing a guided meditation to help overcome insomnia and get to sleep.
Pzizz Sleep helps you fall asleep, with a voice track or music tracks aiding relaxation. Pure Sleep plays different tones in each ear through headphones to stimulate your brain to certain frequencies for sleep. Naturespace lulls you off with soundtracks including a peaceful Hawaiian morning sunrise, a calm rainforest or a powerful thunderstorm.
BabySleep plays soothing sounds to induce sleep, including low-frequency womb sounds, water running, gentle vacuuming, ocean waves, TV white noise, a tumble dryer and more.
Wake up refreshed:
The SleepCycle iPhone alarm clock is a ‘‘ bioalarm clock’’ that analyses your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase.