Anxiety UK are partnered with Headspace, the app known as ‘a gym membership for the mind’ used by millions of people all over the world. Using proven meditation and mindfulness techniques Headspace helps its users to train their minds, to experience benefits including less stress, better sleep, focus and improved relationships.
Founded in 2010 by Rich Pierson and Andy Puddicombe, the Headspace platform offers unique content varying from guided meditations to animations and videos via the Headspace website and mobile app, teaching users the techniques of mindfulness. The Headspace journey includes a 30-day pack focussing specifically on anxiety, as well as 2 minute ‘SOS’ sessions, designed to help users in moments of high anxiety.
Just 10 day’s practice has been shown to have wide-ranging benefits, from improving sleep and relationships to reducing anxiety and stress. With no chanting, no sitting cross-legged, no incense and definitely no gurus – this is meditation for modern living.
By partnering with Anxiety UK, Headspace are fulfilling their mission of improving the health and happiness of the world through their Get Some / Give Some programme, which donates free subscriptions to charities such as Anxiety UK.
Members receive a one year subscription to Headspace when they join Anxiety UK. With an individual membership costing £40 a year, you’ll receive access to the app as part of the package of benefits. Added benefits to joining Anxiety UK is being able to access reduced cost therapy at any point during your membership, and a subscription to our quarterly newsletter.
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