With so much going on in the United States, the domestic terrorist attack of the Capitol building, it’s easy to doomscroll on Twitter or the social media platform of your choice. Information is right at our fingertips, and with a quick refresh there’s more for us to consume. But in the midst of all of that it’s super important to pause, take a moment, and practice some self care. Meditation is that self care.
As someone who has been practicing meditation for months, it’s helped with stress in unexpected but welcome ways. And in an effort to share this knowledge and get you to stop doomscrolling even for 15 minutes, here are five meditation apps you should try! Warning: It might take a bit to get used to, and unless you want to fall asleep, don’t do it while laying down.