Tonematrix: click the boxes. Listen. Repeat as necessary.

Really calming gifs. I must have stared at the second one for at least five minutes.

Do Nothing For Two Minutes: Bad at relaxing? This one will get on your case if you don’t stop doing things.

Fly a Line: Move your mouse about–and then set a timer, because I got lost here for a while.

Cassini: made entirely of photos from Cassini, an epic journey around Saturn, accompanied by appropriately dramatic music. [Epilepsy warning-some flashing]

Pale Blue Dot. Press play, close eyes.

And more Sagan, converted to an unbelievable choral suite.

The Sound of Silence

Calming Manatee would like you to know that you’re great.

Weave Silk

The Thoughts Room: put your stress here.

Paint a Nebula–just what it sounds like.

Information is Beautiful–breathtaking infographics.

Anaheim Ballet: this and this.

Seaquence: Tonematrix meets biology.

Little Alchemy: Chrome extension or stand alone, you start with earth, air, fire, and water. Pair the elements–and then pair the results of those elements to create 400 objects. Mindless, with lots of little fizzing rewards.

Hobbies masterpost from tumblr. Want to learn something? Anything? There’s probably a link here for some anxiety reducing hobby.

Secular meditation. (More resources here would be appreciated!)

Breathe2Relax for Apple & Android: a variety of guided breathing exercises.

Make your own Zen Garden. Apple/Android

Flowing: use your mouse to gobble the smaller organisms in an electric blue life-soup.

Flower Reaction: set off the biggest chain reaction.

Little Wheel: stunning graphics, lovely music.

Red: endless astroid defense turret game with nice background music.


Three hours of background fireplace noises.

Add your own in the comments!