It’s not always easy to trek to Integratron for a sonic bath or figure out how to play a Tibetan singing bowl. But, luckily, plugging in with calming tunes is an easy and free way to relax. Although meditation is traditionally done without music, the right songs can initially help clear your mind.
If the crashing waves and soothing voices of British males on the many mindfulness apps don’t get you centered, try plugging in with these forest sounds by Washed Out and relaxing melodies by Sigur Rós on the Cut’s meditation music playlist below. Get Zen on your morning commute or in your bedroom sanctuary — forget about the wage gap for an hour, and reconnect with your inner goddess — with a range of ambient tracks.