Your Sleep Schedule Should Be a Little Less Dysfunctional Thanks to These Apps

Whether it's because you're stressed about finals or you can't stop yourself from staying up until 2 a.m. unnecessarily scrolling through Twitter, getting the right amount of sleep isn't always the easiest thing in the world.

Thankfully, we were able to find a solution to this problem with the help of these six apps. Keep scrolling to discover which one's the best for assisting with those sleep troubles:

Sleeping Beauty asleep

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1. Yoga for Insomnia

This app's main goals are to help you fall asleep faster and improve your sleep patterns through a variety of yoga poses that relieve stress and promote relaxation.

Cost: $2.99

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2. Sleep Cycle

Sleep Cycle is so much more than just an alarm clock. It watches you while you sleep—kind of like Santa—and notes when you are in your lightest sleep in order to wake you up at the right time to have you feeling ready to take on the day ahead.

Cost: Free

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3. Sleep Genius

This genius app quiets your brain without the use of white noise or any other sort of crutch. Astronauts even use this app to catch some Zzzs when they're exploring the galaxy.

Cost: $4.99

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4. Sleep Pillow

Sleep Pillow has tons of mellow tunes that you can put on as background noise while you drift off into a deep slumber. The second you find just the right one for you, you'll hopefully be knocked out.

Cost: $2.99

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5. Pzizz

Pzizz is all about getting you to de-stress with the variety of soundtracks they play while you either sleep or power nap.

Cost: Free

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6. SleepBot

This handy-dandy app tracks your sleep cycle and reveals everything about the way you rest. From how long you actually slept to the times you moved around most, SleepBot knows all and uses that to help you catch those necessary Zzzs.

Cost: Free

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There's no limit to the amount of ways apps can improve our lives. Recently, we tried one that monitors our usage of filler words and helps us cut down on them. Read more about how exactly it helped us HERE.