Get your Life with these Amazing Self-Care Apps!


Sweat sisters, we need you to be honest for a minute. Have you been taking care of yourself? We know that sometimes the hustle and bustle of everyday life can leave us stressed out, overwhelmed, exhausted, or simply not feeling like ourselves. While we have no control over the roadblocks that life chooses to hurl at us, what we do have control over is how we choose to handle them. This is where self-care comes in. Self-care is any activity that we deliberately do to heal and take control of our mental, physical, or emotional states. Now, self-care is a very broad term that can encompass anything from reading or working out to even just laying in bed and resting for a while. The way you choose to pamper yourself is totally up to you, but we're gonna make things a bit easier for you and suggest some of the best self-care apps for you to decompress with!  



Workout For Women

The Workout For Women app is exactly what it appears to be—a fitness app tailored to women! Ranked 4.8 stars in the App Store, the Workout For Women app features a wide array of exercises and fitness routines that are both simple and effective. The app also offers a "personal trainer" feature, which tailors routines to meet your individual needs. Fitness and exercise are an amazing way for you to blow off steam and clear your mind after a long day, and having this app by your side will make it even easier!


Journaling works wonders for getting in tune with yourself, your emotions, and your mental state. It can help you release things that you may have been holding in while also helping you gain a deeper understanding of why you feel the way that you feel. If you aren't interested in the old-fashioned pen and paper route, then the Jour app is perfect for you! Jour is a mobile journal app that allows you to either freestyle it up or write from one of the numerous prompts that the app provides. Jour allows you to express yourself anywhere and at any time of the day, hassle-free!


Calm is an app that offers free guided meditations and sleep stories. Meditation is the practice of silencing both inner and outer disturbances in order to practice mindfulness and achieve a state a peace and mental clarity. A simple 10-minute meditation can go a long way in regard to healing and self-care. If you are new to meditation, no worries! The app guides you every step of the way and also allows you to log and track your healing journey!  

So, what do you think #SweatSisters? Download some of these apps and then let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Olivia Marjorae is a rising junior at the illustrious Xavier University of Louisiana, studying Political Science with aspirations of becoming an Attorney. Olivia has a passion for journalism and creative writing, reading, and poetry. Olivia is a former member of PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT CAU, and seeks to promote sisterhood and empowerment amongst other young women in all that she does.