The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 35.2 percent of adults get fewer than 7 hours of sleep every night. This can cause a sleep deficit. And that, in turn, results in permanent physical and mental health difficulties and can attribute to stress. That’s why stress relief and getting a good night’s sleep is so vital to staying healthy.
Stress represents the body’s physical and psychological reaction to a threat. When confronted with a nerve-racking situation, the brain activates the fight-or-flight response. And that begins with the release of hormones such as adrenaline. These hormones increase blood pressure, muscle stiffness, breathing, heartbeat and blood sugar.
This is why stress relief and stress-easing activities can literally be life-changing. The free Soothe stress relief app (available for Android and Apple iOS) will help you relax during the day and get a good sleep at night.
Soothe got it’s start when the digital marketing company Alcon Media noticed a growing need for people needing a way to help them deal with stress in today’s ‘mile-a-minute’ society. Helping them unwind and get a good sleep goes a long way towards reducing these issues.
Alcon Media is quoted saying: “In today’s fast-paced world stress and lack of sleep is more prevalent than ever. We wanted to offer a way to help alleviate that at no cost to the user.”
Introducing the free Soothe Relaxation & Tranquility App.
Relax to the soothing sounds of nature with Soothe. Let your mind drift away to a more tranquil and peaceful place with the beautiful sounds of nature and beautiful ambient music.
Perfect for: meditation, reducing anxiety and stress, sleep therapy, sound/music therapy and general relaxation. Let it lull you to sleep and have it automatically shut off after a set period of time.
Over 10 hours of nature sounds to unwind and de-stress you… whenever you need. Kick off your shoes, sit back and listen to the soothing sounds of nature.
Let your mind drift away to a more tranquil and peaceful place with the soothing sounds of nature. Use the Soothe app to reduce stress or aid in sleep therapy.
– 10 different soothing nature tracks (over 1 hour per track!)
– Dozens of ambient background music tracks that can be played along with the nature tracks (user can set volumes of nature and music)
– Switch between two different UI colors
– Photo slideshow for each nature category (customizable)
– Use photos as wallpaper (Android only)
– Music auto-repeat option
– Timer with auto shut-off
– Music categories with lists of songs
– Random shuffle option for music
– User can create music playlists
– Set favorites
Available Free for Android and iOS
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