App Review: 5 Minute Escapes


Carving out a few minutes of undisturbed peace and quiet can be difficult with the hustle and bustle of daily life. The guided meditation and relaxation app “5 Minute Escapes” allows you to unwind virtually anywhere. Providing a variety of landscapes, users can select a scene and the length of meditation, ranging from 5 to 10 minutes, and instantly be transported to a personal paradise. Just plug in your headphones, press play and travel to a world of serenity  in seconds.

With a little imagination, relaxation can go a long way. Tranquil music and sound effects such as from crashing waves and birds chirping in the background enhance the visuals specific to each escape. More sceneries and longer meditation times can be unlocked via purchasing through the app. Additionally, the relaxation techniques noted can help further calm the body and mind.

Users have claimed it helped contribute to a better night’s sleep and was a useful tool to begin the day on a positive note. Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play, “5 Minute Escapes” is a free and easy way to take a break from the grind. Download the app, and be on your way to peaceful days.  


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