"Relax Melodies" lets you create a sleep mix by selecting sounds and music that you like. The free version contains 46 sounds and music, while the premium version contains 96. The ability customize volumes and track selections is great. Then you can save your favorite mix for future listening.
This app is not free, but it is an affordable option for those who might wrestle with insomnia. All you have to do is listen, and Andrew Johnson gently guides you into a relaxing state of mind.
This app features a variety Chinese music and other relaxing sounds that can be played during meditation and other times of relaxation.
Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.
PicaSim is a beautiful and intuitive flight simulator. The maps aren't huge, but they are beautiful nonetheless. This game lets you relax and escape for a simulated flight around a natural setting. I recommend trying to fly your plane under water (the app lets you!).
6) Inner Garden
Inner Garden is an app that lets you create your own garden, which you can share with a robust online community. This app was recently featured in the Android Play Store.
Thai Live Cam is an app with a series of direct video feeds - from Thailand right to your Android device. Some of the video feeds include a beautiful beaches, which can provide a nice distraction while sitting at your work desk.
X-Plane is a huge flight simulator game that comes with several free planes and maps. Each map is gorgeously designed and can allow for hours of "exploration" over mountains, hills, forests, rivers and even cities. More maps and planes are available for purchase within the app.
9) Magic Art
Magic Art is a relaxing, enjoyable and free art app. Paint with one finger and create hypnotic animations with two fingers.
10) Island Racer
While Island Racer is a racing game, the emphasis is less on racing and more on exploring a tropical island. The coolest part? You can randomize the island, so it creates a new island each time you play.