Make your iPhone a tool for mindfulness [Deals]


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Aura is one of the rare apps that can make your phone helpful to your health.
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Smartphones have basically become a synonym for distraction. With so many people staring into their glowing rectangles, it’s hard to believe they could help someone become more present in the moment. Turns out it might actually be true.

A team of meditation teachers and therapists created Aura Health. It uses machine learning to create personalized routines for relieving stress and anxiety. Through short, daily exercises, you can tune in a guided mindfulness practice that works for you. It’s a rare chance to turn your iPhone into a tool for personal health. And right now, you can get a lifetime subscription to Aura Health for just $69.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.

Aura has 5 out of 5 stars in App Store ratings, and was voted Apple’s Number 1 New App for February. It uses machine learning to encourage mindfulness, relieving stress and anxiety with 3-minute guided meditation sessions every day. You can choose to extend that to 7 or 10-minute sessions, too. By rating your experience, you inform Aura about how to personalize future sessions. Aura also offers perks like daily breathing reminders, and includes tools for visually tracking your mood patterns so you can see results as well as feel them.

Buy now: Get a lifetime subscription to Aura Health for $69.99, that’s a whopping 82 percent off the usual price.


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