Get Schooled

​Free Meditation Apps

Last updated March 24, 2022

School, jobs, and life itself can be stressful! If you have a lot on your plate, it can be hard to take a moment for yourself to breathe, relax, and check in with yourself about how you're feeling. Meditating can be a great way to do this. Don't worry if you don't have any experience! Here are some guided meditation apps that can help you take a moment to practice some self-care.


This app offers free, personalized meditation, as well as stores & sleep tales, and life coaching. Download on Apple or Android.


Calm offers 3 to 25 minute meditation sessions to help with anxiety, practicing gratitude and more. If you are meditating for the first time, there are programs for beginners. Download on Apple or Android.

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind offers daily mindfulness and meditation guides for both children and adults. Download on Apple or Android.

Free Meditation & Anxiety Apps

Meditating without an app

Mindful’s beginner’s guide to meditation breaks down what meditation is, why it’s important, how to practice it, and how to incorporate it into your daily routine. They also offer guided audio meditations, ranging from 1-15 minutes.

Set aside five minutes for the following (or longer):

  1. Get comfortable and prepare to sit still for a few minutes. Focus on your own natural inhaling and exhaling of breath.
  2. Focus on your breath. Where do you feel your breath most? In your belly? In your nose? Try to keep your attention on your inhale and exhale.
  3. Follow your breath for two minutes. Take a deep inhale, expanding your belly, and then exhale slowly, elongating the out-breath as your belly contracts.

Did you experience random thoughts as you practiced breathing? That’s totally natural. Keep practicing and it will get easier to focus on your breath and let go of distractions; the more often you practice (even for 5-10 minutes/day), the calmer you will feel. 

Any other meditation tips we should know about? Let us know by texting #Hello to 33-55-77!

Get to College

Self-Care For High School Students

15 Calming Hobbies for Any Experience Level
Self-care Tips From The Get Schooled Team

See the whole series

Let Get Schooled help you achieve your goals

Sign UpLog In


Free Mental Health Resources For College Students

Free access to mental health resources for college students!

How to Meditate for Beginners

Do you want to start meditating but don't know where to start? Here are our tips.

Budgeting Tips for Students

Whether you're in high school, college, or working, creating a budget is a great way to manage your money. Check out our budgeting tips for students!

What Are Your Summer Goals?

Check out these free goal tracking apps to help you set and achieve your goals.

Get Schooled helps young people get to college, find first jobs, and succeed in both.

About UsOur TeamBoard of DirectorsFAQ

Pursue Your Goal

©2022 Get Schooled