Improving your sleep - there’s an app for that!

Sleep helps us stay well mentally and physically, and that’s really important during this time of stressful change. There are lots of apps that can help you get better sleep. Check out our list of favourites, we hope you find them helpful.

Sleep is critical to physical health and effective functioning of the immune system. It’s also a key promoter of emotional wellness and mental health, helping to beat back stress, depression, and anxiety. 

Finding ways to relax can be an important tool to improve your sleep. Deep breathing, stretching, yoga, meditation, calming music, and quiet reading are just a few examples of relaxation techniques that you can build into your routines. If you’re not sure where to get started, check out these free smartphone apps and podcasts.


- Insight Timer  
- Sleep Cycle App 
- Sleep Pillow (iPhone only)  
- Relax & Sleep Well App 
- Pzizz - Sleep, Nap, Focus 
- Relax Melodies 
- Sleep Time

If a podcast is more your thing, you could try these recommendations.  
- Sleep with Silk Nature sounds (Podcast) 
- Nothing Much Happens; bedtime stories to help you sleep (Spotify / Podcast 
- Cat purring by TMSofts white noise sounds on Spotify (for kids)