10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics (Version 3.5.11)

Synopsis of the App​​
​10% Happier delivers guided audio meditations designed to work with a variety of different lifestyles and levels of experience with meditation.

 Platform and Price
Free. Apple and Web (accessible via mobile web for Android users).

RDN Score
5 out of 5

Pros

  • Simple app design lets you jump right in to where you want and need help
  • Includes a free 7-session starter course and a number of free meditations each month.
  • Choose the best fit within the adjustable length meditations available.
  • New content provided monthly.
  • Includes interviews with teachers on a variety of topics impacting daily life.
  • Tap the “just meditate” button to jump into of-the-moment meditation guides.
  • Guides are categorized as “on the go,” “state of mind,” and into “shorts.”
  • Save your favorite meditations for easy recall.
  • Includes a daily nudge to remind you when it’s time to meditate.
  • Includes integration with Apple Health Kit to record mindful minutes to help track all meditation activity in one place on the phone.
  • Access additional meditations when you upgrade to a paid account. 

Cons

  • Not yet available as an app on Android devices so the user experience will be different.
  • Meditation quality and feel may vary with the different teachers.

Bottom Line​​

From commuting to dealing with stressors of the moment, 10% Happier helps ease users into the idea and process of meditation by meeting them where they are. It’s an ideal app for anyone seeking more daily mindfulness and relaxation.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is a nutrition consultant based in Atlanta and adjunct faculty at Georgia State University. Follow her at MarisaMoore.com, on Twitter or Instagram.