Aura helps you relax in 3 minutes with science-backed meditations

Get up to 80 percent off the top-rated meditation app.

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With 24-hour emails and social media access, our day-to-day life can often feel overwhelming. It’s hard to find time to slow down and relax, and even harder to stay present in the moment when we do. Enter Aura: a meditation app that uses science-backed sessions to help you escape the never-ending chatter in your head in just a few minutes. It’s a great way to relax during your lunch break or wind down after a hectic day. You can get one year of unlimited listening now for $39.99 at the PopSci Shop.

Meditation and mindfulness are proven to reduce stress and improve your mood. While you may not have time to attend weekly classes, you can get the same benefits on the go with Aura.

This award-winning app provides a library of audio sessions, ranging from three to ten minutes. Each track combines soothing sounds with meditation guidance, helping your mind drift away from stressful thoughts.

Available to download on iOS and Android, Aura can nudge you to meditate each day and track your mood over time. As a Premium subscriber, you can enjoy unlimited listening and access to a huge selection of wellness content.

Worth $94.99, one-year subscriptions are now $39.99 for a limited time. You can also upgrade to three years for $59.99 (worth $284.97) or lifetime access for $79.99 (worth $499).