Apps for Well-Being
"There's an app for that..." We hear that all the time and it's probably true. Here we're featuring apps that can help you manage your professional and personal lives, and hopefully help you increase your feeling of well-being.
If you use an app that you think would be helpful to others, please send us a note with its name.
Evernote: This note-taking app lets users create and organize notes on their smartphones, tablets, or desktop computers. Content can be enhanced with links, audio recordings, and a feature that makes even handwritten notes searchable. The “business” version of the app allows multiple users to collaborate on a single note, which can be useful for various team projects.Click here for details.
Timyo: This email app allows users to import multiple email accounts. It also sets reminders for users to write back to their colleagues. It lets them to share their expectations with recipients, such as when and if they need a reply. Click here for details.
Exercise and Physical Well-Being
Medical Practice Tools
Epocrates: Another medical reference app that allows physicians to check medication dosing, differential diagnosis information, quick access to ICD-10 and CPT codes, and many more tools for clinicians. Click here for details.
Meditation, Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
Guided audio files from the University of California San Diego: Online resources with guided meditation audios that include mindfulness-based stress reduction, which have been shown to improve mental well-being. Click here for details.
NatureSpace: Naturespace enhances focus, eliminates distractions, reduces anxiety, and promotes a state of relaxed mental clarity. It is the perfect sonic tool for help with masking distracting sounds, sleeping, studying, concentration, meditation, anxiety, PTSD, and tinnitus. For Apple devices only. Click here for details.
Sleepy Time: Sleepy Time turns your device into a sound machine and offers a wide assortment of audio tracks specially designed to lead you gently into the arms of slumber. You can choose from various sounds including the beach, birds, crickets, and white noise. Click here for details.
Stay Alive: A suicide prevention app that provides customized safety plans, breathing and grounding exercise tutorials, and an online discussion forum. Click here for Apple details. Click here for Android details.