Unwind your mind. Learn invaluable skills that will enable you to “slow down the wind-up” and control anxiety for the rest of your life.

Our progressive program consists of 30 individual modules with short daily exercises to help you learn how your mind works -- so YOU can change habits. You’ll learn how to switch gears the moment unwanted sensations and anxiety arise, and ultimately change the “habit-loop” that leads to anxiety.

The program was designed by Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, a renowned thought leader in the science of self-mastery. Dr. Brewer has 20 years of clinical and research experience at Yale and the Center of Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. His TED talks and lectures are popular worldwide.


Unwinding Anxiety is free to download and use for 4 days. An in-app purchase allows access to all features and the remaining modules on an auto-renewing subscription basis.*

1 month: $29.99
6 months: $139.99
1 year: $209.99

Awareness and Anxiety Relief—one step at a time
With each step you’ll build momentum to the next one, gaining confidence one day at a time. As you progress, you’ll see from your own experience a sustainable change in your relationship with your emotions.

Learn how to flex your mindful muscle
Awareness methods empower you to turn-off your inner critic and turn-on your curiosity -- and by extension, feel better in the moment. Learning how to be kind to yourself isn’t easy, but it’s naturally rewarding, so your mind and body will want to do it again and again!

Get in touch with your inner teacher
One user told us, “Unwinding Anxiety helped me find the inner teacher in me to learn how to change my relationship with anxiety and feel better about myself.” The program will put you in the driver’s seat to regulate and manage your response to anxiety.

Own your progress and feel the change
When you keep track of your development, you own it. Track your progress through the daily exercises and a unique stress test that chronicles your mood and anxiety levels throughout the day, so you gain invaluable insights into triggers and behaviors that occur in your body and mind. You will end your day on a healthy note with specific practices before bed for a restful sleep.

Don’t just take our word for it
“Turning to my anxiety and stress allows me to become more compassionate to myself. Is a way to get to know me and find healthy solutions to my anxiety and stress”.

Key Features
• You’ll have access to experts, including Dr. Judson Brewer.
• You’re not alone. You can share your experience, ask questions and feel supported by those who “get” what you’re going through.
• Proven training exercises with video and recorded lessons put you in tune with your body&mind connection, so you can control your response to anxiety.
• An online journal helps you collect, analyze and manage your progress.

• The ability to adjust the things you can, instead of spinning your wheels over what you have no control over.
• Become more kind to yourself.
• Control your response to anxiety.
• Find joy living in the moment.


All prices are for U.S. customers. Pricing in other countries may vary and may be converted to your local currency.

Your Unwinding Anxiety subscription will automatically renew at the end of each term unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end term and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes Account Settings, but refunds will not be provided for the unused portion of the term.

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What’s New

Version 5.0.1

Upgraded technologies used by the app
Minor fixes and improvements

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Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

1Useryx ,

Victory Through Conscious Living

Unwinding Anxiety is simply the best app I have ever used to deal with my anxiety. I have used it for 8 weeks and find it life changing. The 30-day core program guides you at your own pace through the science of how your mind works and what you can do with this information to permanently change your worry habit patterns. Dr. Brewer is extremely knowledgeable and experienced and brings a very practical, supportive approach to guide you through the program. (Having attended one of his retreats, I can also say he follows his own advice.)

The app extends beyond the core program with 9 weeks of additional modules for you to further explore the key principles to deepen your understanding of your mind and to practice forming a new relationship with your thoughts and worries through the art of conscious living.

Dr. Brewer and his team support the app, the online community and you by enabling you to ask questions and get specific answers to help you progress. In my experience it is as good as it gets. But don’t believe me, try it for yourself....

Lifeintokyo ,

Not his area of expertise

Dr Brewer has done great research and is a leading expert in addiction recovery. His work on smoking cessation and overeating is great. Check out his website— it’s totally built around helping people break bad habits. The problem is that it doesn’t really apply to treating anxiety. When you use this app, you feel like his methods are being shoe-horned to fit into the “anxiety” box.

The whole concept is identifying Triggers and Behaviors. You then evaluate your behaviors to see if they’re serving you. This is great for overeating— figure out why you overeat, and learn to ride out cravings without binging. But for anxiety, it’s less clear. In this app he says that “anxious thinking” is a habit and we can learn to break it. Okay... I sort of follow that. But the deeper you go with the app (I did all the main level modules) the more you realize that it doesn’t really apply. Thought patterns aren’t exactly the same as behaviors (where you can just choose not to smoke in any given moment, even though it may feel difficult) but he is trying to use all the same strategies.

There is definitely some value here. I love learning to be curious about my anxiety, and learning to “ride the wave” and move through it. But the explanations of Trigger-Behavior-Result just aren’t the same as they would be for compulsive eating or smoking.

tphigginsesq ,

Connecting the dots

Many of the elements of this approach are familiar from my other attempts to adopt meditation, mindfulness and other practices as a way to deal with stress, anxiety and the baggage of life’s trauma. Attempts made since counseling as a kid after family trauma and several other stops along my 55 plus years. As an educator, mentor and coach myself, I appreciate the lesson plan, the clear intent and effort to tie the science to these strategies and the pace and flexibility of this program. I have confidence that this program will help me adopt these practices in a way that benefits me and more important, the people and mission I serve. As with a Yoga practice I began several years ago to deal with an injured back, where my 6 foot 5 inch tall and 245 pound body may need a few more blocks or props than another person in the same pose, my implementation and practice of these methods won’t look the same. But for the first time, I feel confident that I understand how I can adopt these practices and use these tools. And that line is a weight off my shoulders.

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