Sleep Cycle Apps That Help you get Better Sleep

76728681-smallAfter purchasing a new mattress from the mattress store, it can take some getting used to breaking in your new bed. In most cases, your smartphone may not the best source of relaxation. It’s easy to get distracted with social apps and games that can keep you up. Luckily, there are now plenty of smartphone apps to help you fall asleep in times of need.

A bed time routine is the key to a good night’s sleep and health practitioners recommend that adults get at least seven hours of sleep a night. Sleep tracking gadgets and smartphone apps can help you monitor your sleep habits and cycles.

aSleep

aSleep is the original sleep helper app with plenty of tools to help you fall asleep. It includes relaxing sounds, timers, alarms, volume and speeds in which is sounds play.

Available for iPhone.

Pzizz

Pzizz sleep app aims to cure insomnia and keep users in a deep state of sleep throughout the night. With more than one billion soundtrack combinations, your mind won’t get bored by the monotony of a repetitive track every night!

Available for iPhone.

Long Deep Breathing

This app promotes the practice of deep breathing for better health. By practicing slowing your breathing, you will benefit by calming your body and mind for a nice long relaxing sleep.

Available for iPhone.

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Smartphone Apps to Help You Sleep

Everyone has trouble falling asleep. Studying for school, stressed about work and over indulging in your favorite TV shows until all hours of the night can leave your mind and body too stimulated to rest.

In most cases, your smartphone may not the best source of relaxation. It’s easy to get distracted with social apps and games that can keep you up. Now there are plenty of apps that can also help you fall asleep.

 app-sleepcycle Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock

One of the keys to good sleeping habits is getting into a cycle or pattern. This app not only analyzes and graphs your sleep quality, but also lets you add sleep notes and wakes you up at your lightest sleep time using soothing tones. To use this all, all you need to do it place your iPhone under a sheet on a corner of your bed and the rest happens automatically!

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Sleep

This app can help send you into dreamland with hundreds of soothing sounds, gentle lullabies and hours of relaxing music. This app is perfect for an overworked mind and designed to help you unwind and release all the tensions of your day.

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Deep Sleep with Andrew Johnson

Seattle-based app developer HiveBrain Software teamed up with highly acclaimed hypnotherapist Andrew Johnson to bring you guided meditation. Johnson’s soothing voice will take you on a journey to a more peaceful place and leave you deeply relaxed with a clear mind as you drift off to sleep.

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Yoga for Insomnia

Yoga for Insomnia is based on traditional Hatha yoga practices and incorporates poses that stretch and relax the body. Mindfulness and breathing techniques are combines with soothing music and illustrations of poses to create a restful ambiance.

While these apps can be useful to help you doze off or learn more about your sleep, they are not able to diagnose or treat any potential sleep illnesses you feel you may have.