No matter how you call them – personal demons, curses, or trials and tribulations, to name just a few of many alternatives -, one thing is for sure: dealing with mental illnesses is tough. Although some people still believe that mental illnesses such as anxiety or depression only affect the mentally weak and thus can easily be overcome, that outdated concept couldn’t be further from the truth and has been proven wrong many times – often in tragic ways. If you’re tortured by some sort of mental illness, you should never feel embarrassed or weak and you should always remember that admitting that you can’t overcome your troubles alone and realizing that you’re in need of professional help are the telltale signs of strength, and not of weakness. Whether you’d like to add some weapons to your personal demon-fighting arsenal or you’re in pursuit of personal goals you’d like to reach through a higher level of consciousness, the iPhone hypnosis apps we’re about to introduce will help you overcome all relevant challenges.
1ThinkUp: Positive Affirmations & Motivation Daily
ThinkUp brings you an immense selection of self-improvement programs based on positive affirmations to help you become a better version of yourself in all aspects of life. ThinkUp comes equipped with more than 300 affirmations (for instance health, relationships, stress relief, mental health, weight loss and fitness motivation, and depression and anxiety help) courtesy of accomplished experts from the US of A. You can add your own affirmations, make your hypnotherapy sessions more atmospheric and relaxing with your favorite chill out tracks, set notifications bursting with positive thoughts in order to reduce negative self-talk, and track your sessions with the Apple Health app. To unleash ThinkUp’s full potential, go for the premium membership, which is available in two plans: bi-monthly for $3.99 per two months or for-life for $14.99.
2Relax & Sleep Well by Glenn Harrold
Brought to you by Glenn Harold, a best-selling, world-renowned hypnotherapists specializing in self-help audio sessions, Relax & Sleep Well contains four free-of-charge hypnotherapy and mediation sessions and packs nearly 100 more soothing recordings which you can download on your iPhone via in-app purchases and which, more importantly, provide easily accessible solutions for anxiety, insomnia, and stress, and cover topics such as mindfulness, spiritual healing, self-esteem, confidence, weight loss, and many more. Each recording features the most up-to-date mindfulness, hypnotherapy, and healing meditation techniques – including Glenn Harrold’s highly effective hypnotic vocal techniques -, unique background sound effects recorded in musical keys and frequencies that not only complement the goal at hand but also help you relax better, and last not least stereo-echoed affirmations.
3End Anxiety Hypnosis - Stress, Panic Attack Relief
If you suffer from constant stress, anxiety, or panic attacks – regardless of the source that feeds these energy-devouring demons -, you know how tough it is to deal with the symptoms every single day and you also know that the more ways you attack your personal demons, the more likely you’ll defeat them. With the 30-minute-long audio sessions of End Anxiety Hypnosis, things will begin to change for the better in a maximum of three weeks. The app’s hypnosis audio sessions are read by certified hypnotherapists and to deepen your relaxation, each recording contains calming background music and beautiful nature sounds. Moreover, End Anxiety Hypnosis uses a so-called Hypnotic Booster to fine-tune your brainwave frequency into an optimal state for receiving hypnotic suggestions and has separate volume controls for all three audio features (background sounds, voice, Hypnotic Booster). To top it off, you can put any session on loop in case you need extra assistance for a truly relaxing good night’s sleep, and you can keep listening to background sounds after a session ends.
Free Hypnosis, headlined by Joseph Clough, a man of many talents who has reached the highest level of success as a hypnotherapist, as a trainer, and as an author, contains more than 100 hours of self-help and hypnosis audio covering a wide variety of topics from happiness and confidence to resolving grief and guilt. Free Hypnosis gives you the ability to create custom sessions, and in case the topic you’re looking for is not among the over 200 free sessions, you can get a hold of additional audio tracks via in-app purchases.