Could your phone be the key to calm? Some people believe you need to get far away from the beeping and buzzing to reap the benefits of meditation, but with the help of free meditation apps, I think technology can be helpful in your quest for a little rest and relaxation. Meditation apps make it possible to slow down and check in with yourself anytime, anywhere. They’re easy to use, even if you’re a beginner. Here are four popular picks I’ve tried, that I think are worth trying. Stop, Breathe & Think If you’re new to meditation, this might be the app for you. Stop, Breath & Think teaches you about how stress impacts your body and mind, what mindfulness meditation is and how it can help you feel better. Once you’ve got the basics down, you can choose from 30 short meditations. Mark each one as you try it to track your progress and stay motivated. Stop, Breathe & Think is available for iPhone® and Android® at stopbreathethink.com. Aura Aura’s offerings are short, sweet …
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