The practice of meditation is old. Very old. And it’s free. And it’s cheap. And all the equipment you need you already (hopefully) have.
A pair of eyes to close and lungs to breath with.
So why then are over 1 million people using the headspace app?
Headspace provide a free app with 10 introductory lessons to get your started on mindfulness mediation. Each lesson is 10 minutes long and guided by the headspace creator and mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe.
Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.
Once you’ve completed those you can sign up for a monthly fee of 9.99 euro or yearly subscription at 5.99 euro per month. On paying you’ll get access to a range of mediation courses. Recently I completed the 10 lesson trail and surprised myself by signed up for my first paid month.
Progression. The app tracks your meditation stats including total time and frequency.
Learning: Actually teaches you meditation through slowly revealing aspects across the 10.
Competitive: You can invite your friends and compete on who can best/most hardcore meditator. If that’s your thing.
Benefits: At headspace.com you’ll discover the many benefits of meditation. Backup by links to the research.