Listen to something

If your mind is swamped by thoughts, try focusing your attention on one of the audio resources below. Alternatively, find a sound to soothe your mood or a course to help you manage your wellbeing.

#1

Sleep Orbit

Sleep Orbit

An ASMR app allowing you to create your own personal soundscapes from a library of unique sounds to aid with sleep and relaxation. 

Benefits:

  • The free version has a good amount of features
  • You can import your own audio files
  • The shutdown timer is useful for going to sleep
  • Works offline

#2

Brain.fm

Brain.fm

Last published 30 July 2020

Brain.fm provides music designed to enhance focus, relaxation, meditation and sleep within 10-15 minutes of use. 

Benefits:

  • 10 free sessions
  • Evidence-based
  • The tool has a simple layout and is easy to navigate
  • The sounds are tailored to you
  • Available on your browser or as an app
  • Downloadable for offline use

#3

Live Happy Podcast

Live Happy Podcast

Last published 30 July 2020

A weekly podcast offering scientific tips and ideas on how to lead a happier, more meaningful life through interviews with wellbeing thought-leaders and medical professionals. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • New episodes are released every week
  • You can set a sleep timer
  • Downloadable for offline use
  • Available on your browser or as an app

#4

Cove

Cove

Last published 20 August 2020

An app that allows you to create music to capture your mood and express how you feel. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • Create a music library of your different moods
  • You can express yourself in an alternative way
  • Cove is interactive and fun to use

#5

Calm

Calm

Last published 27 July 2020

A mindfulness and meditation app offering guided meditations, breathing programmes and 'Sleep Stories' to help de-stress and clear the mind. 

Benefits:

  • Free trial available
  • Good for beginners who don't know where to start 
  • Daily reminders to keep you on track

#6

Noisli

Noisli

Last published 29 July 2020

A website and app that allows you to select from a range of natural sounds to create a pleasant environment for productivity, sleep or relaxation. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • The tool has a simple layout and is easy to navigate
  • Available online, as an app, or as a Chrome extension

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