Top 5 Mental Health Apps That Will Make You Happier In Life

So to help you our in your quest for happiness, here are the best and most helpful happy apps that you will love to use.

1. Happify

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Android: Free

iPhone: Free

This all-new app is designed to help you cope with stress and find happiness through various online activities. Happify offers you customized games and fun activities that can alter your mood to make you focus on positivity and happiness. Once you start by filling out a questionnaire, the app scores your happiness and provides scientifically validated personalized tracks to increase your happiness. You can also track the progress of your happiness. Available on iOS and Android, the app offers a free version to users with limited features.

Even though it’s a new app, Happify has excellent positive reviews from over 86% of the users. The users reported that they have felt better and happier in just 2 months since using this app. Happify helps you to:

Develop new positive habits through games and fun activities

Build skills to develop a happy and healthy mindset through scientifically-based techniques

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Reduce stress and be more resilient 

Develop habits that cultivate positive thinking

2. Calm

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Android: Free

iPhone: Free

Calm does exactly what it says. It calms you down with their guided meditations, sleep stories, nature sounds and more. This aptly named mental health app helps you find peace of mind regardless of what mood you’re in. Available at Google Play and iTunes, Calm is a free app that offers an excellent overall user experience. The moment you open the app, you instantly feel relaxed thanks to their pleasing imagery and soothing background sounds.

The guided meditation sessions are led by Tamara Levitt who expertly guides you through the entire meditation process leaving you completely relaxed and calm by the end. However, you can choose either guided meditations or unguided meditations. The app boasts a wide variety of meditation topics, a calendar to keep track of your meditation and a stunning interface to give you the best experience. You can use the trial version for free which gives you access to multi-day meditation programs as well as one of the sleep stories. The premium version offers features like:

The “Daily Calm” meditation

Multi-Day Meditation programs

Soothing background scenes

Calm Masterclasses

The Breathe Bubble

Calm Body exercises

Sleep music and sounds

Sleep Stories

Calm is an excellent all-round resource for practicing mindfulness on a daily basis. The app was listed as ‘Editors’ Choice’ by Google Play in 2018 and was named iPhone App of the Year in 2017 by Apple. A study found that over 200,000 iPhone users claimed Calm as ‘the world’s happiest app’ as it made them feel happier after using it.

3. SuperBetter

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Android: Free

iPhone: Free

Want to feel optimistic, motivated and stay strong even when the chips are down? Then you need to checkout SuperBetter immediately. This app has been designed to help you bounce back from the challenges of life and make you more resilient, positive and happy through a number of games and activities. The app uses gamification to unlock the hero inside you. By completing daily activities and tracking your progress, you can earn points and gain power. It focuses on the little things like taking a walk or drinking a glass of water to move a step closer. You can also create a superhero origin story and a secret identity based on your preference.

SuperBetter promotes personal growth and reduces stress and anxiety by using gamification to utilize its psychological benefits and strengths in real life. You will learn new happiness-boosting skills by completing quests and activities to give you a boost of positive energy. According to a University of Pennsylvania study, users of SuperBetter experienced better moods, improved self-confidence, reduced anxiety and depression and a positive mindset in just 30 days. It is available on Google Play and iTunes for free.

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Theo Harrison
Hey there! I am just someone trying to find my way through life. I am a reader, writer, traveler, fighter, philosopher, artist and all around nice guy. I am outdoor person but heavily into technology, science, psychology, spiritualism, Buddhism, martial arts and horror films. I believe in positive action more than positive thinking.
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